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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 171 112 150
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +38
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 22 86 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 2.21% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 2.46% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 63 44
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £37,608
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
3400 3489 3566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.83% 89.85% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2904 2888 2954
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 £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Wigan - 3 £30,000 -
Bolton - 2 £27,500 -
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Integration Testing
3 22 (29.73%) SQL
4 21 (28.38%) Test Scripting
5 20 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 20 (27.03%) ISEB
6 18 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (22.97%) Regression Testing
7 17 (22.97%) Selenium
7 17 (22.97%) ISTQB
8 16 (21.62%) Automated Testing
8 16 (21.62%) Oracle
8 16 (21.62%) Process Improvement
8 16 (21.62%) Oracle Database
9 15 (20.27%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (20.27%) Project Management
10 14 (18.92%) SDLC
11 13 (17.57%) Manual Testing
11 13 (17.57%) SQLPlus
11 13 (17.57%) Finance
11 13 (17.57%) PL/SQL
11 13 (17.57%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (17.57%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (16.22%) QA
13 11 (14.86%) Scrum
13 11 (14.86%) BDD
14 10 (13.51%) Cucumber
14 10 (13.51%) Workflow
14 10 (13.51%) Oracle EBS
14 10 (13.51%) TDD

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 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (12.16%) Demantra
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle ASCP
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) Oracle Database
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (17.57%) SQLPlus
3 2 (2.70%) Big Data
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Selenium
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (13.51%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.46%) JIRA
5 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.76%) Vagrant
6 4 (5.41%) FitNesse
6 4 (5.41%) HP UFT
6 4 (5.41%) TestComplete
6 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.05%) Appium
7 3 (4.05%) Gatling
7 3 (4.05%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.05%) RSpec
7 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.35%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.35%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.11%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Analyst
2 16 (21.62%) Tester
3 15 (20.27%) Test Leader
4 14 (18.92%) Software Tester
5 11 (14.86%) Automation Tester
5 11 (14.86%) Oracle Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (12.16%) Test Analyst
7 9 (12.16%) Test Manager
8 6 (8.11%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Oracle Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Functional Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) QA Automation Tester
9 4 (5.41%) QA Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Software QA Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Leader
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Tester
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) .NET
2 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
2 5 (6.76%) Dropwizard
3 4 (5.41%) CSS
3 4 (5.41%) HTML
3 4 (5.41%) Web Services
3 4 (5.41%) XML
4 3 (4.05%) JSON
4 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (4.05%) REST
4 3 (4.05%) RESTEasy
4 3 (4.05%) SOAP
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.35%) Flash
5 1 (1.35%) HTML5
5 1 (1.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.70%) Clustering
1 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.70%) Data Integration
1 2 (2.70%) iPad
1 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
1 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (1.35%) CESG
2 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Linux
1 5 (6.76%) Unix
1 5 (6.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Android
2 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Integration Testing
3 21 (28.38%) Test Scripting
4 20 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 18 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (22.97%) Regression Testing
7 16 (21.62%) Automated Testing
7 16 (21.62%) Process Improvement
8 15 (20.27%) Project Management
8 15 (20.27%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (18.92%) SDLC
10 13 (17.57%) Manual Testing
11 11 (14.86%) BDD
11 11 (14.86%) Scrum
12 10 (13.51%) Software Testing
12 10 (13.51%) TDD
12 10 (13.51%) Workflow
13 9 (12.16%) Compatibility Testing
13 9 (12.16%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (12.16%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) PL/SQL
3 6 (8.11%) Java
4 5 (6.76%) C#
5 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.41%) VBScript
6 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) ISEB
2 17 (22.97%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.11%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Alterian
3 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.35%) SOASTA, Inc
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