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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 148 152 141
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 34 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.92% 0.44% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.53% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3214 2636 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.29% 83.76% 81.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2463 2078 1962
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 £29,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 November 2014.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 43 (93.48%) ISEB
2 35 (76.09%) Test Scripting
3 30 (65.22%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (26.09%) Finance
5 12 (26.09%) Integration Testing
6 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Compatibility Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.39%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.87%) BDD
8 5 (10.87%) TDD
9 4 (8.70%) SOA
9 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) DevOps
9 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.70%) System Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Degree
10 2 (4.35%) V-Model
10 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.35%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.35%) Java
11 1 (2.17%) .NET
11 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
11 1 (2.17%) IIS
11 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
11 1 (2.17%) Web Services
11 1 (2.17%) XML

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) WATIR
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
1 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Consultant
1 20 (43.48%) Test Consultant
2 19 (41.30%) Senior Consultant
2 19 (41.30%) Senior Test Consultant
3 16 (34.78%) Analyst
3 16 (34.78%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Test Leader
5 5 (10.87%) Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Functional Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Functional Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (2.17%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.17%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 30 (65.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Test Scripting
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Integration Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Compatibility Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.87%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 4 (8.70%) DevOps
7 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.70%) SOA
7 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.70%) System Testing
8 2 (4.35%) V-Model
8 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (93.48%) ISEB
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum TO £40K
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £35000
Posted: 4 days ago