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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 147 161 176
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 42 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.05% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.53% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 18
Average salary £33,000 £43,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,608 £49,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%
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
3271 3025 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 82.13% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2637 2993
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 January 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 January 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 - 11 £32,000 - 1
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (62.82%) Test Scripting
2 43 (55.13%) Finance
3 40 (51.28%) ISEB
4 25 (32.05%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (26.92%) Test Management
6 20 (25.64%) Integration Testing
6 20 (25.64%) Regression Testing
7 19 (24.36%) Oracle
8 16 (20.51%) Windows
9 15 (19.23%) TDD
9 15 (19.23%) Mentoring
10 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (17.95%) QA
10 14 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (17.95%) Oracle Financials
10 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
11 13 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
11 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 13 (16.67%) C#
11 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 13 (16.67%) VB.NET
11 13 (16.67%) .NET
11 13 (16.67%) MSMQ
11 13 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
11 13 (16.67%) WCF
11 13 (16.67%) jQuery
11 13 (16.67%) NHibernate
11 13 (16.67%) NUnit
11 13 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle Financials
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) NUnit
2 6 (7.69%) QAComplete
3 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 43 (55.13%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Analyst
1 30 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Senior Test Consultant
2 14 (17.95%) Test Consultant
2 14 (17.95%) Senior Consultant
2 14 (17.95%) Consultant
3 13 (16.67%) Tester
3 13 (16.67%) Developer
3 13 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Test Leader
5 8 (10.26%) Senior Tester
5 8 (10.26%) Lead Tester
6 1 (1.28%) Defect Manager
6 1 (1.28%) Test Manager
6 1 (1.28%) Environment Manager
6 1 (1.28%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 13 (16.67%) .NET
1 13 (16.67%) MSMQ
1 13 (16.67%) WCF
1 13 (16.67%) jQuery
1 13 (16.67%) NHibernate
1 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.82%) Test Scripting
2 21 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (26.92%) Test Management
3 20 (25.64%) Integration Testing
3 20 (25.64%) Regression Testing
4 15 (19.23%) TDD
4 15 (19.23%) Mentoring
5 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.10%) Coaching
6 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
6 11 (14.10%) Manual Testing
6 11 (14.10%) DSDM
7 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.85%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.56%) Load Testing
9 2 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.56%) E-business
9 2 (2.56%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) C#
1 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 13 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (2.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (51.28%) ISEB
2 5 (6.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Oracle
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.28%) VMware
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