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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 159 178 180
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 26 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 11
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £49,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
3117 3345 3200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.57% 83.83% 79.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2588 2776 2738
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 - 8 £33,000 - 2
Cheadle - 1 - -
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 45 (59.21%) Test Scripting
2 42 (55.26%) Finance
3 38 (50.00%) ISEB
4 24 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (30.26%) Integration Testing
5 23 (30.26%) Test Management
5 23 (30.26%) Regression Testing
6 21 (27.63%) QA
6 21 (27.63%) Oracle
7 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (26.32%) Manual Testing
8 19 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 18 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (19.74%) Oracle Financials
10 15 (19.74%) DSDM
10 15 (19.74%) Oracle EBS
10 15 (19.74%) Automated Testing
10 15 (19.74%) Coaching
11 14 (18.42%) Oracle General Ledger
11 14 (18.42%) Oracle EBS R12
11 14 (18.42%) Oracle Payables
11 14 (18.42%) Oracle Receivables
11 14 (18.42%) Oracle Cash Management
11 14 (18.42%) Oracle Assets
12 12 (15.79%) TDD
13 11 (14.47%) Windows
13 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
Business Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle Financials
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (18.42%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (18.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (18.42%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (18.42%) Oracle Receivables
2 14 (18.42%) Oracle Cash Management
2 14 (18.42%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) NUnit
2 7 (9.21%) QAComplete
3 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.32%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 42 (55.26%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (40.79%) Analyst
1 31 (40.79%) Test Analyst
2 17 (22.37%) Tester
3 15 (19.74%) Test Leader
4 14 (18.42%) Oracle Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Senior Tester
5 11 (14.47%) Lead Tester
6 10 (13.16%) Developer
6 10 (13.16%) .NET Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Consultant
7 7 (9.21%) Test Consultant
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Test Consultant
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.32%) Functional Tester
10 1 (1.32%) QA Engineer
10 1 (1.32%) Environment Manager
10 1 (1.32%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) .NET
1 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET
1 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 8 (10.53%) MSMQ
2 8 (10.53%) NHibernate
2 8 (10.53%) WCF
2 8 (10.53%) jQuery
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Android
2 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) Test Scripting
2 24 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (30.26%) Integration Testing
3 23 (30.26%) Test Management
3 23 (30.26%) Regression Testing
4 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 19 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 15 (19.74%) Coaching
6 15 (19.74%) Automated Testing
6 15 (19.74%) DSDM
7 12 (15.79%) TDD
8 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.26%) Performance Testing
10 2 (2.63%) Load Testing
10 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.63%) BDD
10 2 (2.63%) E-business
10 2 (2.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) C#
2 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.95%) SQL
5 1 (1.32%) VBScript
5 1 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) Ruby
5 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (50.00%) ISEB
2 10 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.63%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Oracle
2 1 (1.32%) Trillium
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.32%) VMware
2 1 (1.32%) DataFlux
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
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