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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 172 179 144
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 6 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.33% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.38% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
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
3175 3183 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.66% 86.31% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2419 1739
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (84.62%) Regression Testing
1 11 (84.62%) Integration Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 8 (61.54%) ISEB
3 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (46.15%) SDLC
5 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
5 5 (38.46%) System Testing
5 5 (38.46%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) Test Management
5 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (38.46%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Functional Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Regression Testing
1 11 (84.62%) Integration Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Compatibility Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Management
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (38.46%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center