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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 175 138 135
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -3
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 24 51 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 1.44% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.60% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 52
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
3341 3186 3662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.57% 89.92% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2944 2600 3122
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 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 8 December 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
3 18 (37.50%) QA
3 18 (37.50%) Selenium
4 17 (35.42%) Automated Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 16 (33.33%) ISEB
6 15 (31.25%) Oracle
6 15 (31.25%) Manual Testing
7 13 (27.08%) SQL
8 12 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 12 (25.00%) Process Improvement
8 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 11 (22.92%) Integration Testing
9 11 (22.92%) Degree
9 11 (22.92%) JIRA
10 10 (20.83%) Scrum
10 10 (20.83%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (20.83%) SDLC
10 10 (20.83%) Defect Management
11 9 (18.75%) SQLPlus
11 9 (18.75%) HP UFT
11 9 (18.75%) PL/SQL
11 9 (18.75%) Web Services
11 9 (18.75%) Windows
11 9 (18.75%) RAD
11 9 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (18.75%) FitNesse

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 3 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (18.75%) Demantra
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) WinSCP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (18.75%) SQLPlus
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Selenium
2 12 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (22.92%) JIRA
4 9 (18.75%) FitNesse
4 9 (18.75%) HP UFT
4 9 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.33%) TestComplete
7 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.17%) Appium
8 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.08%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Tester
2 23 (47.92%) Analyst
3 18 (37.50%) Software Tester
4 17 (35.42%) Automation Tester
5 13 (27.08%) QA Tester
6 10 (20.83%) Oracle Analyst
6 10 (20.83%) Test Analyst
7 9 (18.75%) QA Automation Tester
7 9 (18.75%) Software QA Tester
8 8 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (12.50%) QA Analyst
9 6 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
10 5 (10.42%) Functional Analyst
10 5 (10.42%) Senior Oracle Analyst
11 4 (8.33%) Consultant
11 4 (8.33%) Oracle Support Analyst
11 4 (8.33%) QA Consultant
11 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
11 4 (8.33%) Test Consultant
12 3 (6.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 8 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) CESG
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
3 17 (35.42%) Automated Testing
4 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 15 (31.25%) Manual Testing
6 12 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 11 (22.92%) Integration Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Defect Management
8 10 (20.83%) Scrum
8 10 (20.83%) SDLC
9 9 (18.75%) RAD
10 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Data Validation
11 6 (12.50%) Validation
11 6 (12.50%) V-Model
11 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 5 (10.42%) Automation Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Project Management
13 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.33%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) VBScript
4 3 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) ISEB
2 11 (22.92%) Degree
3 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SDET
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
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