The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank - - 60
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Functional Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
457 394 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.39% 82.08% 76.71%
Number of salaries quoted 380 310 342
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Lancashire region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Lancashire

Functional Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Calabash
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Calabash
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA