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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 154 179 191
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 11 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 5
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £68,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +26.47%
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
2759 3206 3422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 85.31% 83.29% 82.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2269 2618 2969
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 £52,500 £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
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 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 - 5 £38,500 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 22 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 21 (47.73%) ISEB
4 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.91%) QA
5 17 (38.64%) Manual Testing
6 15 (34.09%) System Integration Testing
7 14 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (31.82%) Integration Testing
7 14 (31.82%) Oracle
7 14 (31.82%) Regression Testing
8 13 (29.55%) DSDM
8 13 (29.55%) Test Management
9 12 (27.27%) Mentoring
9 12 (27.27%) Coaching
9 12 (27.27%) Automated Testing
10 11 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
11 10 (22.73%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle EBS R12
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle Payables
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle Assets
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle General Ledger
13 7 (15.91%) ISTQB
13 7 (15.91%) TDD
13 7 (15.91%) C#
14 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
14 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) QAComplete
2 3 (6.82%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Analyst
1 17 (38.64%) Test Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Tester
3 12 (27.27%) Test Leader
4 9 (20.45%) Oracle Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Tester
4 9 (20.45%) Lead Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Developer
5 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Functional Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Functional Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) jQuery
2 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 3 (6.82%) MSMQ
2 3 (6.82%) NHibernate
2 3 (6.82%) WCF
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Manual Testing
4 15 (34.09%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (31.82%) Integration Testing
5 14 (31.82%) Regression Testing
6 13 (29.55%) DSDM
6 13 (29.55%) Test Management
7 12 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 12 (27.27%) Coaching
7 12 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 7 (15.91%) TDD
9 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Line Management
10 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 2 (4.55%) MVC
11 2 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) C#
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) VBScript
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) ISEB
2 7 (15.91%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Trillium
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) DataFlux
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago