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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 167 121 154
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +33
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 30 75 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 1.99% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.22% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 57 42
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £34,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,000 £42,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
3329 3374 3561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.90% 89.40% 86.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2801 2818 2864
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Bolton - 3 £27,500 -
Wigan - 3 £30,000 -
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.56%) Integration Testing
3 30 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 24 (26.67%) SQL
4 24 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (25.56%) ISEB
6 21 (23.33%) ISTQB
7 20 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 19 (21.11%) Selenium
8 19 (21.11%) Process Improvement
8 19 (21.11%) Oracle Database
8 19 (21.11%) System Integration Testing
8 19 (21.11%) Project Management
8 19 (21.11%) Oracle
9 17 (18.89%) Automated Testing
9 17 (18.89%) SDLC
10 16 (17.78%) PL/SQL
10 16 (17.78%) Oracle Forms
10 16 (17.78%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (17.78%) SQLPlus
10 16 (17.78%) Workflow
11 15 (16.67%) Finance
12 13 (14.44%) TDD
12 13 (14.44%) QA
12 13 (14.44%) Compatibility Testing
12 13 (14.44%) BDD
12 13 (14.44%) Smoke Testing
13 12 (13.33%) Manual Testing
14 11 (12.22%) Oracle EBS

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 6 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (11.11%) Demantra
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle ASCP
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) GitHub
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Internet
2 3 (3.33%) HTTP
2 3 (3.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) Oracle Database
2 16 (17.78%) Oracle Reports
2 16 (17.78%) SQLPlus
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.22%) Big Data
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Selenium
2 16 (17.78%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (12.22%) Cucumber
4 10 (11.11%) JIRA
5 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.56%) Appium
6 5 (5.56%) Vagrant
6 5 (5.56%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.33%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.33%) Gatling
8 3 (3.33%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.33%) RSpec
8 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.22%) JMeter
9 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.22%) TestComplete
9 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 6 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Analyst
2 19 (21.11%) Test Leader
3 15 (16.67%) Tester
4 14 (15.56%) Oracle Analyst
5 13 (14.44%) Test Analyst
6 12 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 12 (13.33%) Test Manager
7 11 (12.22%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (11.11%) Automation Tester
9 8 (8.89%) Business Systems Analyst
9 8 (8.89%) Developer
9 8 (8.89%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) Functional Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) Senior Oracle Analyst
11 5 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) QA Tester
12 4 (4.44%) Technical Leader
13 3 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
13 3 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
13 3 (3.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
2 6 (6.67%) .NET
3 5 (5.56%) Dropwizard
3 5 (5.56%) REST
3 5 (5.56%) Web Services
4 4 (4.44%) CSS
4 4 (4.44%) HTML
4 4 (4.44%) XML
5 3 (3.33%) JSON
5 3 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.33%) RESTEasy
5 3 (3.33%) SOAP
6 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.22%) Ajax
6 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.11%) Flash
7 1 (1.11%) HTML5
7 1 (1.11%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) iPad
2 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) CESG
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Linux
1 5 (5.56%) Unix
2 4 (4.44%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Android
3 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.56%) Integration Testing
3 30 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 24 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 19 (21.11%) Process Improvement
6 19 (21.11%) Project Management
6 19 (21.11%) System Integration Testing
7 17 (18.89%) Automated Testing
7 17 (18.89%) SDLC
8 16 (17.78%) Workflow
9 13 (14.44%) BDD
9 13 (14.44%) Compatibility Testing
9 13 (14.44%) Smoke Testing
9 13 (14.44%) TDD
10 12 (13.33%) Manual Testing
11 11 (12.22%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (11.11%) Scrum
13 9 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) SQL
2 16 (17.78%) PL/SQL
3 8 (8.89%) C#
3 8 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.33%) VBScript
6 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) Ruby
7 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (25.56%) ISEB
2 21 (23.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.67%) Degree
4 5 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Oracle
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.11%) Alterian
3 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.11%) SOASTA, Inc
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Pershing Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago