The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 158 178 147
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 7 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 4
Average salary £55,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.17% -16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +26.47%
Functional Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2849 3229 2175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.21% 87.22% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2611 1733
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 35 (100.00%) ISEB
2 30 (85.71%) Integration Testing
3 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (77.14%) Test Automation
5 24 (68.57%) SDLC
6 20 (57.14%) Regression Testing
7 17 (48.57%) Test Scripting
8 16 (45.71%) Service Delivery
8 16 (45.71%) Automated Testing
9 15 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
10 14 (40.00%) SQL
11 13 (37.14%) Manual Testing
12 12 (34.29%) System Integration Testing
12 12 (34.29%) BDD
12 12 (34.29%) UNIX
12 12 (34.29%) Degree
12 12 (34.29%) TDD
13 11 (31.43%) SOA
13 11 (31.43%) DevOps
14 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
15 5 (14.29%) JIRA
15 5 (14.29%) Java
15 5 (14.29%) Test Management
15 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
16 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
16 4 (11.43%) System Testing
16 4 (11.43%) C#
16 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Test Analyst
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Tester
2 13 (37.14%) Functional Tester
3 11 (31.43%) Functional Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Test Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (77.14%) Test Automation
4 24 (68.57%) SDLC
5 20 (57.14%) Regression Testing
6 17 (48.57%) Test Scripting
7 16 (45.71%) Service Delivery
7 16 (45.71%) Automated Testing
8 15 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
9 13 (37.14%) Manual Testing
10 12 (34.29%) BDD
10 12 (34.29%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (34.29%) TDD
11 11 (31.43%) SOA
11 11 (31.43%) DevOps
12 5 (14.29%) Test Management
12 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
13 4 (11.43%) System Testing
13 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) ISEB
2 12 (34.29%) Degree
3 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) HP