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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 195 214 169
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -45
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 4
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +26.47%
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
3921 4419 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.75% 85.82% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3063 3596 2338
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 £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +11 7 £55,000 +64.17%
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 41 (93.18%) ISEB
2 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (68.18%) Integration Testing
4 27 (61.36%) Test Automation
5 26 (59.09%) SDLC
6 23 (52.27%) Test Scripting
7 22 (50.00%) Regression Testing
8 17 (38.64%) Manual Testing
9 16 (36.36%) Service Delivery
9 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
10 15 (34.09%) Compatibility Testing
10 15 (34.09%) Degree
10 15 (34.09%) System Integration Testing
11 14 (31.82%) SQL
12 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
13 12 (27.27%) TDD
13 12 (27.27%) UNIX
13 12 (27.27%) BDD
14 11 (25.00%) DevOps
14 11 (25.00%) SOA
15 10 (22.73%) Finance
16 9 (20.45%) QA
17 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
19 5 (11.36%) JIRA
19 5 (11.36%) Test Management
19 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
19 5 (11.36%) Java
20 4 (9.09%) C#
20 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Analyst
1 23 (52.27%) Test Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Tester
2 15 (34.09%) Functional Tester
3 11 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Test Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Lead Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.27%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Integration Testing
3 27 (61.36%) Test Automation
4 26 (59.09%) SDLC
5 23 (52.27%) Test Scripting
6 22 (50.00%) Regression Testing
7 17 (38.64%) Manual Testing
8 16 (36.36%) Service Delivery
8 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
9 15 (34.09%) Compatibility Testing
9 15 (34.09%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (27.27%) TDD
10 12 (27.27%) BDD
11 11 (25.00%) DevOps
11 11 (25.00%) SOA
12 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (11.36%) Test Management
14 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
14 4 (9.09%) System Testing
14 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (93.18%) ISEB
2 15 (34.09%) Degree
3 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.27%) HP