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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 198 205 176
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 8 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 5
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,650 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
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
4136 4195 3146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.56% 84.73% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3315 3264 2471
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +7 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Bingley - 1 £35,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £35,000 -
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (68.75%) Regression Testing
1 11 (68.75%) Integration Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 8 (50.00%) ISEB
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
4 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (37.50%) SDLC
5 6 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) System Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
6 5 (31.25%) Test Management
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 2 (12.50%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
9 1 (6.25%) V-Model
9 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (6.25%) Jenkins

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Functional Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Regression Testing
1 11 (68.75%) Integration Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 6 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (37.50%) SDLC
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
6 5 (31.25%) Test Management
6 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) System Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft