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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 177 177 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 0
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
3108 3177 2176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.13% 86.78% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2441 2505 1638
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (87.50%) Integration Testing
2 19 (79.17%) ISEB
3 16 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 16 (66.67%) SDLC
4 13 (54.17%) Test Scripting
5 11 (45.83%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
8 7 (29.17%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) UNIX
9 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
10 5 (20.83%) TDD
10 5 (20.83%) Degree
10 5 (20.83%) JIRA
10 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (20.83%) System Testing
10 5 (20.83%) SOA
10 5 (20.83%) Java
10 5 (20.83%) BDD
10 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (20.83%) Test Management
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
10 5 (20.83%) DevOps
11 4 (16.67%) C#

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (20.83%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Tester
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Functional Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Functional Test Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Integration Testing
2 16 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 16 (66.67%) SDLC
3 13 (54.17%) Test Scripting
4 11 (45.83%) Compatibility Testing
5 10 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.83%) System Testing
8 5 (20.83%) SOA
8 5 (20.83%) BDD
8 5 (20.83%) Test Management
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) ISEB
2 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center