The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 180 179 194
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 8 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,608 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,625 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +13.60%
Functional Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2888 3294 3529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 85.75% 82.76% 82.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2401 2688 3061
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Manchester region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £38,500 -
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (54.55%) ISEB
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
3 16 (48.48%) QA
4 14 (42.42%) Manual Testing
5 12 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 10 (30.30%) DSDM
8 9 (27.27%) Oracle
8 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
8 9 (27.27%) Coaching
9 8 (24.24%) Test Management
10 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (12.12%) SDLC
12 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
12 4 (12.12%) TDD
12 4 (12.12%) C#

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) QAComplete
2 1 (3.03%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.03%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
1 12 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Tester
2 9 (27.27%) Test Leader
3 6 (18.18%) Lead Tester
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Test Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Functional Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
2 14 (42.42%) Manual Testing
3 12 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 10 (30.30%) DSDM
6 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 9 (27.27%) Coaching
7 8 (24.24%) Test Management
8 4 (12.12%) TDD
8 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.12%) SDLC
9 3 (9.09%) Line Management
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.06%) MVC
10 2 (6.06%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) ISEB
2 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Trillium
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) DataFlux
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