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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 130 111 173
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +62
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 108 170 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.92% 2.49% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.81% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 95 129 48
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
5022 6048 6164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.38% 88.62% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4187 4948 4821
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -14 77 £40,000 -11.11% 12
North Yorkshire +22 20 £31,500 +5.00%
South Yorkshire +3 11 £37,000 +19.35% 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 144 (79.12%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (40.66%) ISEB
3 73 (40.11%) SQL
4 72 (39.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 71 (39.01%) Software Testing
6 70 (38.46%) Selenium
7 68 (37.36%) QA
8 66 (36.26%) Test Automation
9 58 (31.87%) ISTQB
10 53 (29.12%) Finance
11 50 (27.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (24.73%) Regression Testing
13 43 (23.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 41 (22.53%) Test Scripting
15 40 (21.98%) SDLC
15 40 (21.98%) Scrum
15 40 (21.98%) Retail
16 38 (20.88%) E-Commerce
17 36 (19.78%) Waterfall
18 35 (19.23%) Integration Testing
19 33 (18.13%) Test Strategy
20 32 (17.58%) .NET
21 30 (16.48%) JIRA
21 30 (16.48%) Automation Testing
21 30 (16.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 27 (14.84%) SQL Server
23 25 (13.74%) Legal
23 25 (13.74%) Banking
24 24 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
25 22 (12.09%) System Integration Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (9.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.40%) MySQL
3 7 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.20%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.55%) DB2
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (38.46%) Selenium
2 30 (16.48%) JIRA
3 24 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (10.44%) HP UFT
5 16 (8.79%) WebDriver
6 11 (6.04%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.04%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.49%) Git (software)
8 9 (4.95%) JMeter
9 8 (4.40%) Visual Studio
10 6 (3.30%) NeoLoad
10 6 (3.30%) SoapUI
10 6 (3.30%) Subversion
11 5 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.75%) TestNG
12 4 (2.20%) LoadRunner
13 3 (1.65%) Gerrit
13 3 (1.65%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.65%) Ranorex
13 3 (1.65%) Zephyr
General
1 53 (29.12%) Finance
2 40 (21.98%) Retail
3 25 (13.74%) Banking
3 25 (13.74%) Legal
4 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (56.04%) Analyst
2 97 (53.30%) Test Analyst
3 30 (16.48%) Test Engineer
4 27 (14.84%) Tester
5 24 (13.19%) Test Leader
5 24 (13.19%) Web Analyst
5 24 (13.19%) Web Test Analyst
6 22 (12.09%) Lead Test Analyst
7 17 (9.34%) Agile Test Analyst
7 17 (9.34%) SQL Analyst
7 17 (9.34%) UAT Analyst
7 17 (9.34%) UAT Test Analyst
8 16 (8.79%) Automation Test Analyst
9 15 (8.24%) UAT Lead
9 15 (8.24%) UAT Test Lead
9 15 (8.24%) Web Applications Analyst
10 14 (7.69%) Software Tester
11 13 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
11 13 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.58%) .NET
2 13 (7.14%) HTML
3 10 (5.49%) Web Services
4 9 (4.95%) CSS
5 8 (4.40%) SOAP
5 8 (4.40%) XML
6 4 (2.20%) jQuery
7 3 (1.65%) Middleware
7 3 (1.65%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.65%) REST
7 3 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.10%) Ajax
8 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.10%) DHTML
8 2 (1.10%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.10%) JSON
8 2 (1.10%) MDX
8 2 (1.10%) WinForms
8 2 (1.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.75%) Cybercrime
3 4 (2.20%) NHS
4 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.10%) iPad
5 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.55%) Biology
6 1 (0.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.85%) Linux
2 6 (3.30%) Windows
3 2 (1.10%) Unix
4 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (79.12%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (39.56%) Non-Functional Testing
3 71 (39.01%) Software Testing
4 66 (36.26%) Test Automation
5 50 (27.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (24.73%) Regression Testing
7 43 (23.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 41 (22.53%) Test Scripting
9 40 (21.98%) Scrum
9 40 (21.98%) SDLC
10 38 (20.88%) E-Commerce
11 36 (19.78%) Waterfall
12 35 (19.23%) Integration Testing
13 33 (18.13%) Test Strategy
14 30 (16.48%) Automation Testing
15 22 (12.09%) System Integration Testing
16 19 (10.44%) Project Management
17 18 (9.89%) TDD
18 15 (8.24%) Manual Testing
18 15 (8.24%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (40.11%) SQL
2 21 (11.54%) Java
3 7 (3.85%) C#
3 7 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.30%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.75%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.75%) Ruby
6 4 (2.20%) VB
7 2 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (0.55%) Groovy
8 1 (0.55%) Python
8 1 (0.55%) Scala
8 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (40.66%) ISEB
2 58 (31.87%) ISTQB
3 30 (16.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.65%) Degree
5 1 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (37.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (7.69%) Oracle
2 12 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.75%) HP
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