The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Tester
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +30.43%
Functional Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4628 4770 3405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.22% 96.89% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3705 3801 2620
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Tester in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Functional Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Functional Tester Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Functional Tester
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA