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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Tester
Rank - 249 256
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.094% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.097% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Median salary - £25,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £25,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+49.01% -15.00%
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
5451 6167 6884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.51% 96.72% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4632 5038 5550
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB