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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 134 139 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 47 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.40% 1.40% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.55% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 46 31
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
2965 3165 2805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.35% 90.43% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2454 2531 2145
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 85 (84.16%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (50.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 42 (41.58%) .NET
4 39 (38.61%) SQL
5 36 (35.64%) QA
6 35 (34.65%) Test Automation
7 31 (30.69%) Selenium
7 31 (30.69%) Software Testing
8 30 (29.70%) JIRA
8 30 (29.70%) Test Scripting
9 27 (26.73%) Automated Testing
10 26 (25.74%) SDLC
11 25 (24.75%) C#
12 23 (22.77%) Java
12 23 (22.77%) Mentoring
13 21 (20.79%) ISEB
13 21 (20.79%) Integration Testing
14 20 (19.80%) Scrum
15 18 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (16.83%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (16.83%) Windows
16 17 (16.83%) Automation Testing
17 16 (15.84%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (15.84%) Test Strategy
18 15 (14.85%) Regression Testing
19 14 (13.86%) WebDriver
20 13 (12.87%) Waterfall
20 13 (12.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
20 13 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) SNMP
2 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) Big Data
1 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (30.69%) Selenium
2 30 (29.70%) JIRA
3 16 (15.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (13.86%) WebDriver
5 13 (12.87%) HP UFT
6 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
7 9 (8.91%) Cucumber
7 9 (8.91%) JMeter
8 7 (6.93%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.96%) Hudson
10 3 (2.97%) Firebug
10 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.98%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.99%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (11.88%) Retail
2 10 (9.90%) Marketing
3 7 (6.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.96%) Finance
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (54.46%) Analyst
2 52 (51.49%) Test Analyst
3 30 (29.70%) Test Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) Software Test Engineer
5 14 (13.86%) Lead Test Analyst
5 14 (13.86%) Test Leader
6 10 (9.90%) Automation Test Lead
7 9 (8.91%) QA Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Automation Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) QA Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Tester
9 7 (6.93%) QA Test Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) QA Tester
9 7 (6.93%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (41.58%) .NET
2 13 (12.87%) HTML
3 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET
4 8 (7.92%) HTML5
4 8 (7.92%) WPF
5 7 (6.93%) Apache Flex
6 6 (5.94%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.96%) CSS
8 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.98%) XML
10 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.99%) Behat
10 1 (0.99%) JSON
10 1 (0.99%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.99%) LAMP
10 1 (0.99%) Laravel
10 1 (0.99%) RESTful
10 1 (0.99%) Sass
10 1 (0.99%) Symfony
10 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) NHS
1 7 (6.93%) PKI
2 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.97%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Biology
5 1 (0.99%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Windows
2 11 (10.89%) Unix
3 10 (9.90%) Android
3 10 (9.90%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.92%) Linux
5 7 (6.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (84.16%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (50.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 35 (34.65%) Test Automation
4 31 (30.69%) Software Testing
5 30 (29.70%) Test Scripting
6 27 (26.73%) Automated Testing
7 26 (25.74%) SDLC
8 23 (22.77%) Mentoring
9 21 (20.79%) Integration Testing
10 20 (19.80%) Scrum
11 18 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (16.83%) Automation Testing
12 17 (16.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (15.84%) Test Strategy
14 15 (14.85%) Regression Testing
15 13 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (12.87%) DSDM
15 13 (12.87%) Service Management
15 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
15 13 (12.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.61%) SQL
2 25 (24.75%) C#
3 23 (22.77%) Java
4 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.92%) Ruby
6 6 (5.94%) C
6 6 (5.94%) Perl
6 6 (5.94%) Python
6 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.98%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) PHP
8 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (20.79%) ISEB
2 13 (12.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (8.91%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.93%) Degree
5 6 (5.94%) HND
6 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (35.64%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) HP
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Telerik
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) SAP
4 1 (0.99%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago