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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 171 149 119
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -30
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 23 27 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.63% 0.86% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.95% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 49
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%

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
3276 2833 3362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 90.42% 90.14% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2832 2327 2891
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Cheadle - 3 £40,000 -
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Test Scripting
3 18 (40.91%) Finance
4 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 16 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 16 (36.36%) Selenium
4 16 (36.36%) QA
5 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
6 14 (31.82%) Process Improvement
6 14 (31.82%) Oracle
7 13 (29.55%) ISEB
7 13 (29.55%) Cucumber
8 12 (27.27%) JIRA
9 11 (25.00%) SDLC
9 11 (25.00%) Defect Management
9 11 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (25.00%) Scrum
9 11 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 10 (22.73%) HP UFT
10 10 (22.73%) Web Services
10 10 (22.73%) Windows
10 10 (22.73%) RAD
10 10 (22.73%) SQL
10 10 (22.73%) Degree
10 10 (22.73%) FitNesse
11 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
11 9 (20.45%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (18.18%) Oracle ASCP
12 8 (18.18%) Demantra
13 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing

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 4 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (18.18%) Demantra
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.64%) SQLPlus
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Selenium
2 13 (29.55%) Cucumber
3 12 (27.27%) JIRA
4 10 (22.73%) FitNesse
4 10 (22.73%) HP UFT
5 6 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (9.09%) TestComplete
7 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Tester
2 22 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 18 (40.91%) Analyst
3 18 (40.91%) Automation Tester
4 14 (31.82%) QA Tester
5 10 (22.73%) QA Automation Tester
5 10 (22.73%) Software QA Tester
6 9 (20.45%) Oracle Analyst
7 7 (15.91%) Test Analyst
8 6 (13.64%) Functional Analyst
8 6 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (13.64%) Senior Software Tester
8 6 (13.64%) Senior Tester
9 5 (11.36%) Senior Oracle Analyst
10 4 (9.09%) Consultant
10 4 (9.09%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 4 (9.09%) QA Analyst
10 4 (9.09%) QA Consultant
10 4 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (9.09%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Web Services
2 7 (15.91%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Test Scripting
3 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 16 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
5 14 (31.82%) Process Improvement
6 11 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 11 (25.00%) Scrum
6 11 (25.00%) SDLC
6 11 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 10 (22.73%) RAD
8 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 6 (13.64%) V-Model
9 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.36%) Automation Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) ERP
10 5 (11.36%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 4 (9.09%) VBScript
4 3 (6.82%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) C
5 2 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (4.55%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) ISEB
2 10 (22.73%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SDET
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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Salary: Negotiable DOE
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