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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 166 195 173
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 40 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.85% 0.14% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.17% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 6 5
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -7.40%
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
4098 3550 3276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.73% 81.85% 81.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3314 2761 2747
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +36 33 £35,000 - 3
Halifax - 2 £37,500 -
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 55 (88.71%) ISEB
2 40 (64.52%) Test Scripting
3 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (43.55%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (40.32%) Integration Testing
6 23 (37.10%) Regression Testing
7 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
8 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
9 16 (25.81%) Degree
9 16 (25.81%) Finance
9 16 (25.81%) Compatibility Testing
10 13 (20.97%) Service Delivery
11 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
12 10 (16.13%) BDD
12 10 (16.13%) TDD
13 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (14.52%) SOA
13 9 (14.52%) Manual Testing
13 9 (14.52%) DevOps
14 7 (11.29%) SQL
15 6 (9.68%) UNIX
15 6 (9.68%) OOP
15 6 (9.68%) Scrum
16 4 (6.45%) System Testing
17 3 (4.84%) Banking
17 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
18 2 (3.23%) QA
19 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
19 1 (1.61%) User Acceptance Testing
19 1 (1.61%) Performance Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
1 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Analyst
1 25 (40.32%) Test Analyst
2 16 (25.81%) Functional Tester
2 16 (25.81%) Tester
3 15 (24.19%) Senior Test Consultant
3 15 (24.19%) Test Consultant
3 15 (24.19%) Senior Consultant
3 15 (24.19%) Consultant
4 12 (19.35%) Functional Analyst
4 12 (19.35%) Functional Test Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Test Leader
5 6 (9.68%) Lead Tester
6 1 (1.61%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (1.61%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 27 (43.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) UNIX
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Test Scripting
2 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.32%) Integration Testing
4 23 (37.10%) Regression Testing
5 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
6 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
7 16 (25.81%) Compatibility Testing
8 13 (20.97%) Service Delivery
9 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
10 10 (16.13%) BDD
10 10 (16.13%) TDD
11 9 (14.52%) SOA
11 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (14.52%) DevOps
11 9 (14.52%) Manual Testing
12 6 (9.68%) Scrum
12 6 (9.68%) OOP
13 4 (6.45%) System Testing
14 1 (1.61%) Continuous Integration
14 1 (1.61%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (88.71%) ISEB
2 16 (25.81%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.61%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago