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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 140 168 144
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -24
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 31 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.90% 0.092% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.11% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%
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
3069 2696 2445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.80% 82.85% 83.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2447 2075 2078
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £62,500
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 30 January 2015.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (98.15%) ISEB
2 37 (68.52%) Test Scripting
3 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (48.15%) Integration Testing
5 24 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (42.59%) Test Automation
7 17 (31.48%) Regression Testing
7 17 (31.48%) Automated Testing
8 16 (29.63%) Compatibility Testing
9 14 (25.93%) Finance
10 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
11 11 (20.37%) Degree
11 11 (20.37%) TDD
11 11 (20.37%) BDD
12 10 (18.52%) DevOps
12 10 (18.52%) Manual Testing
12 10 (18.52%) SOA
13 7 (12.96%) SQL
14 6 (11.11%) UNIX
15 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
16 4 (7.41%) System Testing
17 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 3 (5.56%) Banking
17 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
18 1 (1.85%) JIRA
18 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
18 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
18 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
18 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
18 1 (1.85%) Retail

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
1 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Analyst
1 23 (42.59%) Test Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Senior Test Consultant
2 14 (25.93%) Test Consultant
2 14 (25.93%) Senior Consultant
2 14 (25.93%) Consultant
3 12 (22.22%) Functional Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Functional Test Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Functional Tester
4 11 (20.37%) Tester
5 6 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 1 (1.85%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (1.85%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) Test Scripting
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (48.15%) Integration Testing
4 23 (42.59%) Test Automation
5 17 (31.48%) Regression Testing
5 17 (31.48%) Automated Testing
6 16 (29.63%) Compatibility Testing
7 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
8 11 (20.37%) TDD
8 11 (20.37%) BDD
9 10 (18.52%) DevOps
9 10 (18.52%) Manual Testing
9 10 (18.52%) SOA
10 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.41%) System Testing
12 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
13 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
13 1 (1.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (98.15%) ISEB
2 11 (20.37%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago