The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 197 197 203
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 49 60 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 0.91% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.03% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 43
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,000 £44,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,050
% change year-on-year
- +7.96%
Functional Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5121 5841 6101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.09% 88.93% 85.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4266 4731 4832
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 the North West

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

Functional Testing
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 Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 -15 37 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cheshire +41 6 £32,500 +13.04%
Lancashire +18 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 69 (56.56%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.89%) Test Scripting
3 42 (34.43%) Integration Testing
4 39 (31.97%) SQL
5 29 (23.77%) ISEB
5 29 (23.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (23.77%) ISTQB
6 27 (22.13%) Project Management
7 25 (20.49%) Selenium
7 25 (20.49%) SDLC
8 24 (19.67%) System Integration Testing
8 24 (19.67%) Test Automation
8 24 (19.67%) Regression Testing
9 23 (18.85%) Process Improvement
10 21 (17.21%) BDD
11 20 (16.39%) QA
11 20 (16.39%) Finance
12 19 (15.57%) Automated Testing
12 19 (15.57%) Oracle
12 19 (15.57%) Oracle Database
13 17 (13.93%) Compatibility Testing
13 17 (13.93%) PL/SQL
13 17 (13.93%) Oracle Forms
13 17 (13.93%) Oracle Reports
13 17 (13.93%) SQLPlus
13 17 (13.93%) TDD
13 17 (13.93%) Workflow
13 17 (13.93%) Smoke Testing
14 16 (13.11%) Non-Functional Testing
14 16 (13.11%) Cucumber

Functional Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (9.84%) Demantra
2 12 (9.84%) Oracle ASCP
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) GitHub
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Internet
2 3 (2.46%) HTTP
3 2 (1.64%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) Oracle Database
2 17 (13.93%) Oracle Reports
2 17 (13.93%) SQLPlus
3 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.82%) Power BI
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (20.49%) Selenium
2 17 (13.93%) Oracle Forms
3 16 (13.11%) Cucumber
4 15 (12.30%) JIRA
5 10 (8.20%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.38%) Git (software)
6 9 (7.38%) WebDriver
7 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.10%) Appium
8 5 (4.10%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.10%) Vagrant
9 4 (3.28%) HP UFT
9 4 (3.28%) JMeter
9 4 (3.28%) JUnit
9 4 (3.28%) RSpec
9 4 (3.28%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.46%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.46%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.46%) NUnit
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.74%) Retail
4 5 (4.10%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.82%) Billing
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (42.62%) Analyst
2 25 (20.49%) Tester
3 23 (18.85%) Test Leader
4 20 (16.39%) Test Analyst
5 15 (12.30%) Oracle Analyst
6 14 (11.48%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (11.48%) Software Tester
7 13 (10.66%) Developer
8 12 (9.84%) Test Manager
9 11 (9.02%) Automation Tester
10 9 (7.38%) Business Systems Analyst
10 9 (7.38%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (6.56%) Senior Oracle Analyst
12 7 (5.74%) QA Analyst
12 7 (5.74%) QA Test Analyst
12 7 (5.74%) QA Tester
13 6 (4.92%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 6 (4.92%) Test Engineer
14 5 (4.10%) Senior Test Analyst
14 5 (4.10%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) .NET
1 9 (7.38%) Web Services
2 7 (5.74%) AngularJS
2 7 (5.74%) REST
3 5 (4.10%) CSS
3 5 (4.10%) Dropwizard
3 5 (4.10%) HTML
3 5 (4.10%) JSON
3 5 (4.10%) XML
4 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.46%) RESTEasy
5 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.64%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (1.64%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.64%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.64%) HTML5
5 2 (1.64%) Material Design
5 2 (1.64%) Sass
5 2 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) NHS
2 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.10%) Clustering
2 5 (4.10%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.10%) Replication
3 4 (3.28%) iPad
4 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.64%) User Experience
5 2 (1.64%) Wiki
6 1 (0.82%) CESG
6 1 (0.82%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.82%) Fintech
6 1 (0.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.92%) Unix
2 5 (4.10%) Android
2 5 (4.10%) Linux
2 5 (4.10%) Windows
3 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (56.56%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.89%) Test Scripting
3 42 (34.43%) Integration Testing
4 29 (23.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (22.13%) Project Management
6 25 (20.49%) SDLC
7 24 (19.67%) Regression Testing
7 24 (19.67%) System Integration Testing
7 24 (19.67%) Test Automation
8 23 (18.85%) Process Improvement
9 21 (17.21%) BDD
10 19 (15.57%) Automated Testing
11 17 (13.93%) Compatibility Testing
11 17 (13.93%) Smoke Testing
11 17 (13.93%) TDD
11 17 (13.93%) Workflow
12 16 (13.11%) Non-Functional Testing
13 15 (12.30%) Scrum
14 14 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.97%) SQL
2 17 (13.93%) PL/SQL
3 13 (10.66%) C#
3 13 (10.66%) Java
4 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.74%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.28%) Ruby
6 2 (1.64%) VB
7 1 (0.82%) R
7 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (23.77%) ISEB
1 29 (23.77%) ISTQB
2 9 (7.38%) Degree
3 7 (5.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Docker
1 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) Puppet
2 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (15.57%) Oracle
2 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.46%) HP
4 1 (0.82%) Alterian
4 1 (0.82%) New Relic
4 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.82%) SOASTA, Inc
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 23 days ago