The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 206 218 203
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 59 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.83% 0.34% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.41% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 59 15 21
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £28,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- -8.49%
Functional Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6104 5177 4937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.78% 83.62% 80.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4962 3984 4107
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
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 Testing within the 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
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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 +11 38 £35,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 13 £30,000 - 2
East Yorkshire - 5 £33,500 - 1
South Yorkshire -20 2 £40,500 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 61 (64.21%) Test Scripting
2 59 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (61.05%) ISEB
4 32 (33.68%) Degree
5 29 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (23.16%) Regression Testing
7 19 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 19 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 17 (17.89%) Finance
9 16 (16.84%) Automated Testing
10 14 (14.74%) Mentoring
11 11 (11.58%) Compatibility Testing
11 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.47%) ISTQB
12 9 (9.47%) System Testing
13 8 (8.42%) BDD
13 8 (8.42%) Software Testing
13 8 (8.42%) TDD
13 8 (8.42%) SQL
14 7 (7.37%) SOA
14 7 (7.37%) HP
14 7 (7.37%) Service Delivery
14 7 (7.37%) DevOps
14 7 (7.37%) Manual Testing
14 7 (7.37%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
15 6 (6.32%) Web Testing
15 6 (6.32%) Banking
16 5 (5.26%) JIRA
16 5 (5.26%) FitNesse

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (5.26%) JIRA
1 5 (5.26%) FitNesse
2 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.05%) WATIR
4 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (49.47%) Tester
2 41 (43.16%) Analyst
2 41 (43.16%) Test Analyst
3 34 (35.79%) Functional Tester
4 27 (28.42%) Functional Test Analyst
4 27 (28.42%) Functional Analyst
5 25 (26.32%) Manual Tester
6 20 (21.05%) Manual Test Analyst
7 19 (20.00%) Test Consultant
7 19 (20.00%) Senior Test Consultant
7 19 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
7 19 (20.00%) Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Tester
9 6 (6.32%) Test Leader
10 5 (5.26%) Functional Test Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Lead Tester
10 5 (5.26%) Systems Test Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Systems Tester
10 5 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) HTML
1 1 (1.05%) .NET
1 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.05%) Web Services
1 1 (1.05%) XML
1 1 (1.05%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.05%) NHS
2 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.05%) UNIX
1 1 (1.05%) Windows
1 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (64.21%) Test Scripting
2 59 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.16%) Regression Testing
4 19 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 19 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 16 (16.84%) Automated Testing
6 14 (14.74%) Mentoring
7 11 (11.58%) Compatibility Testing
7 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.47%) System Testing
9 8 (8.42%) BDD
9 8 (8.42%) TDD
9 8 (8.42%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.37%) SOA
10 7 (7.37%) Service Delivery
10 7 (7.37%) DevOps
10 7 (7.37%) Manual Testing
11 6 (6.32%) Web Testing
11 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (61.05%) ISEB
2 32 (33.68%) Degree
3 9 (9.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.37%) HP
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
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