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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 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 £25,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -7.69%
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
4483 4815 3323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.87% 96.94% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3577 3879 2607
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 8 (88.89%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (88.89%) SDLC
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) ISEB
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
4 6 (66.67%) SOA
4 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
4 6 (66.67%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Windows

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (88.89%) SDLC
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) BDD
4 6 (66.67%) DevOps
4 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
4 6 (66.67%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISEB
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA