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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 53 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.26% 0.78% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.93% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- +8.84%
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
330 432 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.27% 83.88% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 294 360 350
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +6 1 £42,500 +38.21%
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Replication
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) QA

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OWASP
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP