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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 220 159 189
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +30
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 30 107 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 1.58% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.79% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 75 59
Median salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,300
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
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
5520 5983 6392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.12% 88.41% 86.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4606 4968 5212
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -63 23 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Cheshire +21 3 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Lancashire +11 1 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Merseyside -19 1 - - 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 29 (31.18%) SQL
4 27 (29.03%) Test Scripting
5 23 (24.73%) ISEB
6 21 (22.58%) Test Automation
7 20 (21.51%) Selenium
8 19 (20.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (20.43%) ISTQB
9 18 (19.35%) Project Management
9 18 (19.35%) Regression Testing
10 17 (18.28%) Oracle
10 17 (18.28%) Process Improvement
10 17 (18.28%) SDLC
11 16 (17.20%) System Integration Testing
11 16 (17.20%) Oracle Database
11 16 (17.20%) Automated Testing
12 15 (16.13%) Finance
13 14 (15.05%) PL/SQL
13 14 (15.05%) BDD
13 14 (15.05%) Manual Testing
14 13 (13.98%) Oracle Forms
14 13 (13.98%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (13.98%) SQLPlus
14 13 (13.98%) Validation
14 13 (13.98%) Scrum
15 12 (12.90%) QA
15 12 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
16 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
17 10 (10.75%) Software Testing

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 4 (4.30%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.15%) CMS
3 1 (1.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) HipChat
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (9.68%) Demantra
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle ASCP
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Internet
2 3 (3.23%) HTTP
2 3 (3.23%) WinSCP
3 1 (1.08%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) Oracle Database
2 13 (13.98%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (13.98%) SQLPlus
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.15%) Big Data
7 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.08%) Power BI
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Selenium
2 13 (13.98%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.60%) JIRA
5 7 (7.53%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
7 5 (5.38%) HP UFT
7 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.38%) Vagrant
8 4 (4.30%) FitNesse
8 4 (4.30%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.30%) TestComplete
9 3 (3.23%) Appium
9 3 (3.23%) Gatling
9 3 (3.23%) Jasmine
9 3 (3.23%) RSpec
9 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.15%) Zephyr
11 1 (1.08%) Selenium IDE
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.45%) Retail
4 4 (4.30%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Analyst
2 20 (21.51%) Tester
3 16 (17.20%) Software Tester
3 16 (17.20%) Test Leader
4 12 (12.90%) Automation Tester
4 12 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Oracle Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (9.68%) Test Manager
8 8 (8.60%) Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Oracle Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Functional Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) QA Automation Tester
10 4 (4.30%) QA Tester
10 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Software QA Tester
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) .NET
2 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.38%) Dropwizard
2 5 (5.38%) Web Services
2 5 (5.38%) XML
3 4 (4.30%) CSS
3 4 (4.30%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.30%) HTML
3 4 (4.30%) SOAP
4 3 (3.23%) JSON
4 3 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.23%) REST
4 3 (3.23%) RESTEasy
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.08%) Flash
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) Middleware
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.08%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) NHS
2 4 (4.30%) Clustering
2 4 (4.30%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.30%) Replication
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) iPad
4 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) CESG
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Unix
2 5 (5.38%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) Windows
3 2 (2.15%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 27 (29.03%) Test Scripting
4 21 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 19 (20.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (19.35%) Project Management
6 18 (19.35%) Regression Testing
7 17 (18.28%) Process Improvement
7 17 (18.28%) SDLC
8 16 (17.20%) Automated Testing
8 16 (17.20%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (15.05%) BDD
9 14 (15.05%) Manual Testing
10 13 (13.98%) Scrum
10 13 (13.98%) Validation
11 12 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (10.75%) Compatibility Testing
12 10 (10.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (10.75%) Software Testing
12 10 (10.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.18%) SQL
2 14 (15.05%) PL/SQL
3 10 (10.75%) C#
4 6 (6.45%) Java
5 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.30%) VBScript
7 1 (1.08%) R
7 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) ISEB
2 19 (20.43%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.60%) Degree
4 5 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.08%) Alterian
3 1 (1.08%) HP
3 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.08%) SOASTA, Inc
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