The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Functional Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Tester
Rank 227 249 252
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.018% 0.047% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.048% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £47,500 £25,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+86.27% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
Functional Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5478 6189 6821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.04% 96.64% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4937 5480
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Functional Tester in the job title.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Functional Tester
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Tester across the North West region.

Functional Tester Salary Trend in the North West

Functional Tester
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Tester within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Manchester - 1 £47,500 -
Functional Tester
England

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Functional Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Functional Tester in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB