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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 120 137 155
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 60 42 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.79% 1.24% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.41% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 52 32 18
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,000 £32,540
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2956 2980 3342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.11% 88.30% 85.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2539 2449 2725
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +7 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Stockport +6 2 £30,000 -
Bury - 1 £60,000 -
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (47.73%) Test Scripting
3 31 (35.23%) Integration Testing
4 26 (29.55%) ISEB
4 26 (29.55%) Selenium
5 25 (28.41%) JIRA
5 25 (28.41%) SDLC
6 24 (27.27%) Process Improvement
6 24 (27.27%) QA
6 24 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 24 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 24 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (26.14%) SQL
7 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
8 22 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
9 19 (21.59%) Workflow
9 19 (21.59%) TDD
9 19 (21.59%) ISTQB
9 19 (21.59%) BDD
10 18 (20.45%) Finance
11 17 (19.32%) Defect Management
12 16 (18.18%) Cucumber
12 16 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
12 16 (18.18%) Project Management
13 14 (15.91%) PL/SQL
14 13 (14.77%) Manual Testing
14 13 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (13.64%) Oracle Database
15 12 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
15 12 (13.64%) Oracle Reports

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (7.95%) Demantra
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle ASCP
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle Database
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
1 12 (13.64%) SQLPlus
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (29.55%) Selenium
2 25 (28.41%) JIRA
3 16 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 12 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.68%) FitNesse
7 5 (5.68%) HP UFT
7 5 (5.68%) JMeter
7 5 (5.68%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.55%) Appium
8 4 (4.55%) Bugzilla
8 4 (4.55%) Gerrit
8 4 (4.55%) Mercurial
8 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.27%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 5 (5.68%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (43.18%) Analyst
2 21 (23.86%) Test Leader
3 20 (22.73%) Tester
4 17 (19.32%) Test Analyst
5 14 (15.91%) Test Manager
6 13 (14.77%) Automation Tester
6 13 (14.77%) Software Tester
7 12 (13.64%) QA Tester
8 11 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
9 8 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
9 8 (9.09%) QA Analyst
9 8 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
9 8 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (6.82%) Agile Test Analyst
11 6 (6.82%) Developer
11 6 (6.82%) QA Engineer
11 6 (6.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 6 (6.82%) Senior Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) Web Services
2 5 (5.68%) .NET
3 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.41%) REST
4 3 (3.41%) XML
5 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.27%) Ajax
5 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.27%) CSS
5 2 (2.27%) Dropwizard
5 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.27%) HTML
6 1 (1.14%) Flash
6 1 (1.14%) HTML5
6 1 (1.14%) JSON
6 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.14%) RESTEasy
6 1 (1.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.41%) iPad
3 2 (2.27%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.27%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Android
2 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (47.73%) Test Scripting
3 31 (35.23%) Integration Testing
4 25 (28.41%) SDLC
5 24 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 24 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 24 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 24 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
7 22 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
8 19 (21.59%) BDD
8 19 (21.59%) TDD
8 19 (21.59%) Workflow
9 17 (19.32%) Defect Management
10 16 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
10 16 (18.18%) Project Management
11 13 (14.77%) Manual Testing
11 13 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (12.50%) Scrum
13 10 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.14%) SQL
2 14 (15.91%) PL/SQL
3 11 (12.50%) Java
4 9 (10.23%) C#
5 4 (4.55%) Ruby
6 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.14%) VB
7 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) ISEB
2 19 (21.59%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.36%) Degree
4 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) HP
4 2 (2.27%) Telerik
5 1 (1.14%) Alterian
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.14%) SOASTA, Inc
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