The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 92 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.30% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £36,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
840 600 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.28% 85.59% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 733 458 686
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Sheffield -23 3 £36,000 -
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (55.56%) System Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Test Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Test Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) System Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP