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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 179 200 176
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 27 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.021% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.024% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 1 4
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.87%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
4376 4091 3129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.74% 83.87% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3440 3272 2486
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +22 20 £35,000 +5.26%
Halifax - 6 £35,000 -
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 60 (89.55%) ISEB
2 44 (65.67%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (58.21%) Test Scripting
4 36 (53.73%) Integration Testing
5 33 (49.25%) Test Automation
6 29 (43.28%) Regression Testing
7 23 (34.33%) Automated Testing
8 22 (32.84%) Compatibility Testing
9 21 (31.34%) Degree
10 20 (29.85%) Manual Testing
10 20 (29.85%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (28.36%) Service Delivery
12 18 (26.87%) Finance
13 15 (22.39%) TDD
13 15 (22.39%) BDD
14 14 (20.90%) DevOps
14 14 (20.90%) SOA
14 14 (20.90%) SQL
15 12 (17.91%) UNIX
16 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
17 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
18 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (13.43%) QA
19 6 (8.96%) OOP
19 6 (8.96%) Scrum
20 5 (7.46%) Java
21 4 (5.97%) C#
21 4 (5.97%) System Testing
22 3 (4.48%) Banking
23 1 (1.49%) Retail

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
1 1 (1.49%) Selenium
1 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
1 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Analyst
1 31 (46.27%) Test Analyst
2 22 (32.84%) Tester
2 22 (32.84%) Functional Tester
3 14 (20.90%) Functional Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Functional Test Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Test Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Test Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Lead Tester
5 6 (8.96%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.97%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (1.49%) Automation Tester
7 1 (1.49%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (1.49%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.49%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) UNIX
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (65.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (58.21%) Test Scripting
3 36 (53.73%) Integration Testing
4 33 (49.25%) Test Automation
5 29 (43.28%) Regression Testing
6 23 (34.33%) Automated Testing
7 22 (32.84%) Compatibility Testing
8 20 (29.85%) Manual Testing
9 19 (28.36%) Service Delivery
10 15 (22.39%) BDD
10 15 (22.39%) TDD
11 14 (20.90%) SOA
11 14 (20.90%) DevOps
12 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
13 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (8.96%) Scrum
14 6 (8.96%) OOP
15 4 (5.97%) System Testing
16 1 (1.49%) Continuous Integration
16 1 (1.49%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) Java
3 4 (5.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 60 (89.55%) ISEB
2 21 (31.34%) Degree
3 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.49%) HP