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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 131 143 166
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +23
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 52 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.51% 1.26% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.42% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 22
Median salary £47,500 £39,250 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.01% +9.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,600 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,875 £37,275
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +9.65%
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
3066 2956 3416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.90% 88.45% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2623 2464 2776
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,150 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Stockport +4 1 £30,000 -
Bolton - 1 £27,500 -
Bury - 1 £60,000 -
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 51 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.22%) Test Scripting
3 37 (41.11%) Integration Testing
4 28 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 24 (26.67%) SQL
5 24 (26.67%) Process Improvement
5 24 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
6 23 (25.56%) Selenium
6 23 (25.56%) ISEB
7 22 (24.44%) SDLC
8 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 20 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 19 (21.11%) Project Management
9 19 (21.11%) Workflow
9 19 (21.11%) BDD
10 18 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 18 (20.00%) JIRA
10 18 (20.00%) TDD
11 17 (18.89%) PL/SQL
11 17 (18.89%) Compatibility Testing
12 16 (17.78%) Cucumber
12 16 (17.78%) Oracle Database
12 16 (17.78%) Oracle
12 16 (17.78%) Oracle Forms
12 16 (17.78%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (17.78%) Finance
12 16 (17.78%) SQLPlus
12 16 (17.78%) QA
13 14 (15.56%) Defect Management

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 5 (5.56%) 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 12 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (12.22%) Demantra
2 11 (12.22%) Oracle ASCP
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) GitHub
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) HTTP
1 3 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle Database
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle Reports
1 16 (17.78%) SQLPlus
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (25.56%) Selenium
2 18 (20.00%) JIRA
3 16 (17.78%) Cucumber
3 16 (17.78%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.78%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.56%) JMeter
6 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.56%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.44%) Appium
7 4 (4.44%) FitNesse
7 4 (4.44%) Gerrit
7 4 (4.44%) HP UFT
7 4 (4.44%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.33%) Gatling
8 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.33%) RSpec
8 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.78%) Retail
4 5 (5.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Analyst
2 23 (25.56%) Test Leader
3 14 (15.56%) Oracle Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Tester
4 13 (14.44%) Test Manager
5 11 (12.22%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Test Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Automation Tester
7 9 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 9 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Developer
8 8 (8.89%) QA Tester
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Oracle Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Test Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) QA Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
2 6 (6.67%) Web Services
3 5 (5.56%) .NET
3 5 (5.56%) Dropwizard
3 5 (5.56%) REST
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
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 3 (3.33%) iPad
1 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.22%) Clustering
2 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.22%) Replication
3 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Unix
3 3 (3.33%) Android
3 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.22%) Test Scripting
3 37 (41.11%) Integration Testing
4 28 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (26.67%) Process Improvement
5 24 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 24 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
6 22 (24.44%) SDLC
7 20 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 19 (21.11%) BDD
8 19 (21.11%) Project Management
8 19 (21.11%) Workflow
9 18 (20.00%) TDD
10 17 (18.89%) Compatibility Testing
11 14 (15.56%) Defect Management
12 11 (12.22%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (12.22%) Scrum
12 11 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (10.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) SQL
2 17 (18.89%) PL/SQL
3 12 (13.33%) Java
4 9 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.44%) Ruby
6 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) VB
7 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (25.56%) ISEB
2 18 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.89%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) Alterian
4 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.11%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.11%) Telerik
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