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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 170 181 169
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 38 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.80% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 8
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,900 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- -8.49%
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
4108 3553 3248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.52% 82.74% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3287 2776 2717
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 +16 33 £35,000 - 1
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 49 (85.96%) ISEB
2 37 (64.91%) Test Scripting
3 29 (50.88%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 18 (31.58%) Integration Testing
7 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
8 13 (22.81%) Finance
9 12 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 12 (21.05%) Degree
10 11 (19.30%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
12 8 (14.04%) BDD
12 8 (14.04%) TDD
12 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
13 7 (12.28%) SOA
13 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
13 7 (12.28%) DevOps
14 5 (8.77%) OOP
14 5 (8.77%) Scrum
15 4 (7.02%) System Testing
16 2 (3.51%) V-Model
16 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
16 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
16 2 (3.51%) Banking
16 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
16 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
16 2 (3.51%) Java
16 2 (3.51%) SQL

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 1 (1.75%) IIS
1 1 (1.75%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) WATIR
1 1 (1.75%) Selenium
1 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
1 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Analyst
1 20 (35.09%) Test Analyst
2 19 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 19 (33.33%) Consultant
2 19 (33.33%) Test Consultant
2 19 (33.33%) Senior Test Consultant
3 13 (22.81%) Tester
4 12 (21.05%) Functional Tester
5 7 (12.28%) Functional Test Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Functional Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Test Leader
7 5 (8.77%) Lead Tester
8 1 (1.75%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) QA Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Senior QA Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Senior QA Tester
8 1 (1.75%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) HTML
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
1 1 (1.75%) XML
1 1 (1.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) NHS
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) UNIX
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Test Scripting
2 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 18 (31.58%) Integration Testing
5 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
6 12 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 11 (19.30%) Compatibility Testing
8 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
9 8 (14.04%) BDD
9 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.04%) TDD
10 7 (12.28%) SOA
10 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
10 7 (12.28%) DevOps
11 5 (8.77%) OOP
11 5 (8.77%) Scrum
12 4 (7.02%) System Testing
13 2 (3.51%) V-Model
13 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) Java
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (85.96%) ISEB
2 12 (21.05%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.75%) HP
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