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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 147 149 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 62 64 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.41% 1.36% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.54% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 55 61 57
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
3882 4162 3627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.41% 88.12% 84.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3251 3369 2798
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 -1 52 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Bradford +9 14 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Halifax -7 1 - -
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 98 (79.67%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (48.78%) Non-Functional Testing
3 54 (43.90%) SQL
4 49 (39.84%) .NET
5 45 (36.59%) QA
6 37 (30.08%) Software Testing
6 37 (30.08%) Test Automation
7 36 (29.27%) Test Scripting
8 35 (28.46%) Selenium
9 32 (26.02%) SDLC
10 30 (24.39%) JIRA
10 30 (24.39%) C#
11 28 (22.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (21.95%) ISEB
12 27 (21.95%) Automated Testing
13 25 (20.33%) Scrum
14 24 (19.51%) Regression Testing
14 24 (19.51%) Mentoring
15 23 (18.70%) Integration Testing
15 23 (18.70%) Java
16 20 (16.26%) Windows
17 19 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (14.63%) Test Strategy
19 17 (13.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 17 (13.82%) Automation Testing
20 16 (13.01%) Manual Testing
20 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET
20 16 (13.01%) HTML
20 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.69%) Confluence
2 3 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) SNMP
2 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) Big Data
2 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (28.46%) Selenium
2 30 (24.39%) JIRA
3 19 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (11.38%) WebDriver
5 13 (10.57%) HP UFT
6 10 (8.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (7.32%) Cucumber
7 9 (7.32%) JMeter
8 7 (5.69%) LoadRunner
9 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.25%) Hudson
11 3 (2.44%) Firebug
11 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 2 (1.63%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.81%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (10.57%) Retail
2 12 (9.76%) Finance
3 11 (8.94%) Marketing
4 10 (8.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.07%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (50.41%) Analyst
2 58 (47.15%) Test Analyst
3 35 (28.46%) Test Engineer
4 16 (13.01%) Test Leader
5 15 (12.20%) Software Test Engineer
6 14 (11.38%) Lead Test Analyst
7 10 (8.13%) Automation Test Lead
8 9 (7.32%) QA Analyst
8 9 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (7.32%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Agile Test Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Automation Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) QA Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) QA Test Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) SQL Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Tester
10 7 (5.69%) QA Test Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (39.84%) .NET
2 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET
2 16 (13.01%) HTML
3 8 (6.50%) HTML5
3 8 (6.50%) WPF
4 7 (5.69%) Apache Flex
5 6 (4.88%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.07%) XML
7 4 (3.25%) CSS
7 4 (3.25%) JSON
7 4 (3.25%) Web Services
8 3 (2.44%) Ajax
8 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.44%) DHTML
8 3 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.44%) WinForms
8 3 (2.44%) XSD
9 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.81%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) NHS
1 7 (5.69%) PKI
2 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.44%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) Biology
5 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Windows
2 11 (8.94%) Unix
3 10 (8.13%) Android
3 10 (8.13%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.50%) Linux
5 7 (5.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (79.67%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (48.78%) Non-Functional Testing
3 37 (30.08%) Software Testing
3 37 (30.08%) Test Automation
4 36 (29.27%) Test Scripting
5 32 (26.02%) SDLC
6 28 (22.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (21.95%) Automated Testing
8 25 (20.33%) Scrum
9 24 (19.51%) Mentoring
9 24 (19.51%) Regression Testing
10 23 (18.70%) Integration Testing
11 18 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (14.63%) Test Strategy
12 17 (13.82%) Automation Testing
13 16 (13.01%) Manual Testing
13 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
14 15 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (12.20%) Service Management
15 14 (11.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (43.90%) SQL
2 30 (24.39%) C#
3 23 (18.70%) Java
4 12 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.50%) Ruby
6 6 (4.88%) C
6 6 (4.88%) Perl
6 6 (4.88%) Python
6 6 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.63%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (21.95%) ISEB
2 17 (13.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (10.57%) ISTQB
4 8 (6.50%) Degree
5 6 (4.88%) HND
6 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (36.59%) QA
2 7 (5.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.57%) HP
2 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.07%) Telerik
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle
4 1 (0.81%) SAP
4 1 (0.81%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago