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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 200 221 196
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 58 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.83% 0.29% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.35% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 58 10 18
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -7.40%
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
6083 5382 4761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.73% 82.83% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4990 4108 3943
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 +30 39 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North Yorkshire +17 11 £30,000 -14.28% 1
East Yorkshire - 6 £33,500 -
South Yorkshire -14 1 £46,000 -20.00%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 68 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 68 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 62 (60.78%) ISEB
3 39 (38.24%) Degree
4 27 (26.47%) Test Automation
4 27 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (25.49%) Integration Testing
5 26 (25.49%) Regression Testing
6 21 (20.59%) Automated Testing
7 20 (19.61%) Finance
8 16 (15.69%) Compatibility Testing
9 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
10 13 (12.75%) Service Delivery
11 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.78%) SQL
13 10 (9.80%) TDD
13 10 (9.80%) ISTQB
13 10 (9.80%) BDD
14 9 (8.82%) DevOps
14 9 (8.82%) Manual Testing
14 9 (8.82%) System Testing
14 9 (8.82%) SOA
15 8 (7.84%) HP
15 8 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (6.86%) Banking
16 7 (6.86%) Software Testing
17 6 (5.88%) Web Testing
17 6 (5.88%) Scrum
17 6 (5.88%) OOP
17 6 (5.88%) UNIX

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (3.92%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (4.90%) JIRA
1 5 (4.90%) FitNesse
2 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.94%) Ranorex
General
1 20 (19.61%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (50.00%) Tester
2 49 (48.04%) Analyst
2 49 (48.04%) Test Analyst
3 39 (38.24%) Functional Tester
4 35 (34.31%) Functional Analyst
4 35 (34.31%) Functional Test Analyst
5 25 (24.51%) Manual Tester
6 23 (22.55%) Manual Test Analyst
7 15 (14.71%) Test Consultant
7 15 (14.71%) Senior Consultant
7 15 (14.71%) Consultant
7 15 (14.71%) Senior Test Consultant
8 6 (5.88%) Lead Tester
8 6 (5.88%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.90%) Functional Test Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Systems Tester
9 5 (4.90%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Tester
9 5 (4.90%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Android
2 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 68 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 27 (26.47%) Test Automation
3 26 (25.49%) Integration Testing
3 26 (25.49%) Regression Testing
4 21 (20.59%) Automated Testing
5 16 (15.69%) Compatibility Testing
6 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 13 (12.75%) Service Delivery
8 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.80%) TDD
9 10 (9.80%) BDD
10 9 (8.82%) DevOps
10 9 (8.82%) Manual Testing
10 9 (8.82%) System Testing
10 9 (8.82%) SOA
11 7 (6.86%) Software Testing
12 6 (5.88%) OOP
12 6 (5.88%) Scrum
12 6 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (60.78%) ISEB
2 39 (38.24%) Degree
3 10 (9.80%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago