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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 169 155 112
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -43
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 17 3 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.11% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.13% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 28
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -22.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
3234 2284 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.90% 86.38% 83.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 1793 1937
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 21 (80.77%) ISEB
3 19 (73.08%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (23.08%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
7 3 (11.54%) Test Management
7 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) Java
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.69%) V-Model
8 2 (7.69%) QA
8 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.85%) WATIR
9 1 (3.85%) Selenium
9 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.85%) iSeries
9 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.85%) System Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Mobile App

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) WATIR
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Consultant
1 15 (57.69%) Test Consultant
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Consultant
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Test Consultant
3 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) iSeries
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Test Management
4 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
5 2 (7.69%) V-Model
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.85%) System Testing
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) IBM
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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