The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Tester
Rank 239 231 234
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 26 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.36% 0.15% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.15% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 4
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Functional Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6931 5910 5977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.67% 95.88% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 4632 5018
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Functional Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Functional Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Functional Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Functional Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Functional Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
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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
West Yorkshire -12 12 £45,000 +28.57%
North Yorkshire - 12 £30,000 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £33,500 - 1
Functional Tester
England

Functional Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 31 (93.94%) Degree
3 20 (60.61%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.21%) BDD
4 7 (21.21%) DevOps
4 7 (21.21%) TDD
4 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
4 7 (21.21%) SOA
4 7 (21.21%) ISEB
5 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) OOP
6 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
7 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (3.03%) SLA
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 20 (60.61%) Test Scripting
3 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.21%) BDD
3 7 (21.21%) SOA
3 7 (21.21%) TDD
3 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
3 7 (21.21%) DevOps
4 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.15%) OOP
6 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) HP
Goole, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 2 days ago