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 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 Tester
Rank 242 242 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 13 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 0
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £30,000 £27,250
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +10.09%
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
7260 7016 5495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.57% 95.56% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5874 5521 4384
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 March 2015.

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 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
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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 -1 9 £45,000 +32.35%
North Yorkshire +6 4 £31,500 +5.00%
Functional Tester
England

Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (80.49%) Degree
4 19 (46.34%) Test Automation
5 16 (39.02%) ISEB
6 15 (36.59%) TDD
6 15 (36.59%) BDD
7 14 (34.15%) Integration Testing
7 14 (34.15%) Test Scripting
7 14 (34.15%) Manual Testing
7 14 (34.15%) DevOps
7 14 (34.15%) SOA
8 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
9 6 (14.63%) OOP
9 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (14.63%) Scrum
9 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
10 5 (12.20%) SQL
10 5 (12.20%) Finance
11 4 (9.76%) VBScript
11 4 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
12 3 (7.32%) HP
12 3 (7.32%) Ranorex
12 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (4.88%) SLA
13 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
14 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
14 1 (2.44%) QA
14 1 (2.44%) Selenium

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (7.32%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Test Automation
4 15 (36.59%) BDD
4 15 (36.59%) TDD
5 14 (34.15%) SOA
5 14 (34.15%) Integration Testing
5 14 (34.15%) Test Scripting
5 14 (34.15%) Manual Testing
5 14 (34.15%) DevOps
6 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.63%) Scrum
7 6 (14.63%) OOP
7 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) VBScript
3 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (80.49%) Degree
2 16 (39.02%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) HP