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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 212 216 179
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -37
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 56 19 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.74% 0.32% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.38% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 56 18 32
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.73%
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
6417 5064 4792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.13% 84.97% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5107 3970 3957
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 November 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 24 November 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
(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
West Yorkshire +1 37 £35,000 - 4
North Yorkshire +11 12 £30,000 +50.00% 2
East Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire -24 3 £36,000 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 54 (67.50%) Test Scripting
2 49 (61.25%) ISEB
3 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (30.00%) Degree
6 15 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 15 (18.75%) Finance
7 11 (13.75%) Test Automation
7 11 (13.75%) Integration Testing
7 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
8 10 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.25%) System Testing
10 7 (8.75%) ISTQB
10 7 (8.75%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Software Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.25%) SQL
13 4 (5.00%) ITIL
13 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
13 4 (5.00%) OOP
13 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
13 4 (5.00%) Scrum
13 4 (5.00%) MVC
13 4 (5.00%) TDD
13 4 (5.00%) Banking
13 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (5.00%) Web Testing
13 4 (5.00%) User Stories
13 4 (5.00%) Automation Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.75%) FitNesse
2 3 (3.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (3.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.25%) WATIR
3 1 (1.25%) Selenium
3 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Tester
2 32 (40.00%) Analyst
2 32 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 24 (30.00%) Functional Tester
4 22 (27.50%) Manual Tester
5 20 (25.00%) Consultant
5 20 (25.00%) Test Consultant
6 19 (23.75%) Senior Consultant
6 19 (23.75%) Functional Test Analyst
6 19 (23.75%) Functional Analyst
6 19 (23.75%) Senior Test Consultant
7 16 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Test Leader
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.25%) Systems Test Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Systems Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Test Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Functional Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) HTML
1 1 (1.25%) .NET
1 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
1 1 (1.25%) XML
1 1 (1.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.25%) NHS
2 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
1 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (67.50%) Test Scripting
2 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 11 (13.75%) Integration Testing
4 11 (13.75%) Test Automation
4 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
5 10 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.25%) System Testing
7 7 (8.75%) Compatibility Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.00%) BDD
9 4 (5.00%) Web Testing
9 4 (5.00%) User Stories
9 4 (5.00%) Automation Testing
9 4 (5.00%) TDD
9 4 (5.00%) Scrum
9 4 (5.00%) MVC
9 4 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (61.25%) ISEB
2 24 (30.00%) Degree
3 7 (8.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) HP
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
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