The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 201 205 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.19% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 0
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +13.97%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4099 4236 2917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.70% 85.98% 83.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3250 3378 2236
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Leeds +4 8 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Wakefield - 1 £35,000 -
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 31 (83.78%) ISEB
2 24 (64.86%) Integration Testing
3 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (56.76%) Test Scripting
4 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
4 21 (56.76%) SDLC
5 19 (51.35%) Regression Testing
6 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
6 13 (35.14%) Compatibility Testing
7 12 (32.43%) Manual Testing
7 12 (32.43%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
8 11 (29.73%) SQL
9 10 (27.03%) UNIX
9 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
9 10 (27.03%) Finance
9 10 (27.03%) Degree
10 9 (24.32%) QA
11 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (18.92%) TDD
12 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (18.92%) BDD
13 6 (16.22%) SOA
13 6 (16.22%) DevOps
14 5 (13.51%) Test Management
14 5 (13.51%) Java
14 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
14 5 (13.51%) JIRA
14 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
1 18 (48.65%) Test Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Tester
2 9 (24.32%) Functional Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Functional Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Functional Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Functional Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Lead Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Integration Testing
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) Test Scripting
3 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
3 21 (56.76%) SDLC
4 19 (51.35%) Regression Testing
5 13 (35.14%) Compatibility Testing
6 12 (32.43%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (32.43%) Manual Testing
7 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
8 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
9 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (18.92%) TDD
9 7 (18.92%) BDD
10 6 (16.22%) DevOps
10 6 (16.22%) SOA
11 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
11 5 (13.51%) System Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (83.78%) ISEB
2 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
3 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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