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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 213 226 242
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 38 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 15
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £37,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,608 £49,000 £67,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.23%
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
5749 5495 5998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.05% 82.78% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4539 4994
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 33 £35,000 -13.58% 3
Lancashire - 5 £35,000 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 54 (59.34%) Test Scripting
2 51 (56.04%) Finance
3 50 (54.95%) ISEB
4 29 (31.87%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (25.27%) Test Management
6 23 (25.27%) QA
7 22 (24.18%) Integration Testing
7 22 (24.18%) Regression Testing
8 21 (23.08%) Oracle
9 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (19.78%) Manual Testing
9 18 (19.78%) Mentoring
10 16 (17.58%) Windows
11 15 (16.48%) Oracle Financials
11 15 (16.48%) TDD
11 15 (16.48%) Oracle EBS
12 14 (15.38%) Automated Testing
12 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 14 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
12 14 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
12 14 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
12 14 (15.38%) Oracle Assets
12 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
12 14 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
13 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (14.29%) Coaching
13 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 13 (14.29%) C#

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Oracle Financials
1 15 (16.48%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (13.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) NUnit
2 7 (7.69%) QAComplete
3 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.10%) Calabash
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) Appium
General
1 51 (56.04%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (47.25%) Analyst
1 43 (47.25%) Test Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) Tester
3 14 (15.38%) Oracle Analyst
4 13 (14.29%) Developer
4 13 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 11 (12.09%) Test Consultant
5 11 (12.09%) Consultant
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Consultant
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Test Consultant
6 10 (10.99%) Lead Tester
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Tester
7 2 (2.20%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.10%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.10%) Defect Manager
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.10%) Environment Manager
8 1 (1.10%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.10%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) .NET
1 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 12 (13.19%) MSMQ
2 12 (13.19%) NHibernate
2 12 (13.19%) WCF
2 12 (13.19%) jQuery
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.10%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Android
2 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (59.34%) Test Scripting
2 28 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (25.27%) Test Management
4 22 (24.18%) Integration Testing
4 22 (24.18%) Regression Testing
5 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (19.78%) Manual Testing
5 18 (19.78%) Mentoring
6 15 (16.48%) TDD
7 14 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 13 (14.29%) DSDM
8 13 (14.29%) Coaching
9 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.30%) Performance Testing
11 2 (2.20%) Load Testing
11 2 (2.20%) PRINCE
11 2 (2.20%) ITIL
11 2 (2.20%) E-business
11 2 (2.20%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.29%) C#
2 12 (13.19%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.19%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.20%) SQL
4 1 (1.10%) Ruby
4 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (54.95%) ISEB
2 9 (9.89%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (5.49%) HP
3 1 (1.10%) VMware
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
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