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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 172 149 135
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 28 30 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 0.91% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.00% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 39
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
3513 2999 3425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.58% 90.77% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2961 2457 2898
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 24 February 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 24 February 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 - 6 £40,000 -
Salford -6 1 - - 1
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Test Scripting
3 18 (38.30%) Process Improvement
4 17 (36.17%) Finance
5 16 (34.04%) QA
6 15 (31.91%) Selenium
7 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
7 14 (29.79%) Automated Testing
8 13 (27.66%) Degree
8 13 (27.66%) SQL
8 13 (27.66%) Cucumber
9 12 (25.53%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (25.53%) SDLC
9 12 (25.53%) Oracle
9 12 (25.53%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (25.53%) ISEB
9 12 (25.53%) Scrum
9 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
10 11 (23.40%) JIRA
10 11 (23.40%) Defect Management
11 10 (21.28%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (21.28%) HP UFT
12 9 (19.15%) RAD
12 9 (19.15%) Web Services
12 9 (19.15%) Windows
12 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
12 9 (19.15%) FitNesse
13 8 (17.02%) Demantra
13 8 (17.02%) Oracle ASCP
13 8 (17.02%) 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 (8.51%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (17.02%) Demantra
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.89%) SQLPlus
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.26%) Power BI
4 2 (4.26%) PowerPivot
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Selenium
2 13 (27.66%) Cucumber
3 11 (23.40%) JIRA
4 10 (21.28%) HP UFT
5 9 (19.15%) FitNesse
6 7 (14.89%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.26%) TestComplete
9 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Tester
2 18 (38.30%) Software Tester
3 15 (31.91%) Analyst
3 15 (31.91%) Automation Tester
4 13 (27.66%) QA Tester
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle Analyst
6 9 (19.15%) QA Automation Tester
6 9 (19.15%) Software QA Tester
7 7 (14.89%) Senior Tester
8 6 (12.77%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (12.77%) Senior Software Tester
9 5 (10.64%) Functional Analyst
9 5 (10.64%) Senior Oracle Analyst
9 5 (10.64%) Test Manager
10 4 (8.51%) Consultant
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 4 (8.51%) QA Analyst
10 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
10 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
10 4 (8.51%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) Ajax
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) JSON
3 1 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.13%) LESS
3 1 (2.13%) Sass
3 1 (2.13%) Twig
3 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.51%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Test Scripting
3 18 (38.30%) Process Improvement
4 14 (29.79%) Automated Testing
4 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
5 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
5 12 (25.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (25.53%) Scrum
5 12 (25.53%) SDLC
6 11 (23.40%) Defect Management
7 9 (19.15%) RAD
7 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
8 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Case Management
9 6 (12.77%) V-Model
9 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.64%) ERP
10 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.64%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) VBScript
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) ISEB
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SDET
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) IDERA
3 2 (4.26%) RedGate
3 2 (4.26%) Tableau
4 1 (2.13%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford
Bupa
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, 25 hols, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago