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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 145 161 148
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 35 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 0.40% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.48% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 7
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
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
3025 2683 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.45% 83.01% 82.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2368 2072 2070
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (94.23%) ISEB
2 37 (71.15%) Test Scripting
3 29 (55.77%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (34.62%) Integration Testing
6 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 14 (26.92%) Regression Testing
7 13 (25.00%) Finance
8 12 (23.08%) Automated Testing
9 11 (21.15%) Compatibility Testing
10 8 (15.38%) TDD
10 8 (15.38%) BDD
11 7 (13.46%) DevOps
11 7 (13.46%) SOA
11 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
11 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
11 7 (13.46%) Degree
12 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
13 4 (7.69%) System Testing
14 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 2 (3.85%) V-Model
15 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
15 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
15 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
15 2 (3.85%) Java
15 2 (3.85%) SQL
15 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
15 2 (3.85%) Banking
15 2 (3.85%) Automation Testing
16 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (1.92%) IIS
1 1 (1.92%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) WATIR
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
1 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
1 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Analyst
1 20 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) Senior Consultant
2 19 (36.54%) Consultant
2 19 (36.54%) Test Consultant
2 19 (36.54%) Senior Test Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Tester
4 7 (13.46%) Functional Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Functional Test Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Functional Tester
5 6 (11.54%) Test Leader
6 1 (1.92%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) QA Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
1 1 (1.92%) XML
1 1 (1.92%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (55.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) NHS
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) UNIX
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Test Scripting
2 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) Integration Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Regression Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 12 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 11 (21.15%) Compatibility Testing
7 8 (15.38%) TDD
7 8 (15.38%) BDD
8 7 (13.46%) DevOps
8 7 (13.46%) SOA
8 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
8 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.69%) System Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
12 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (3.85%) V-Model
12 2 (3.85%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Java
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (94.23%) ISEB
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.92%) HP
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