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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 206 248 215
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -33
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 41 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 40 6 9
Average salary £35,000 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,375 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
6307 6338 4715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.49% 83.54% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5050 4916 3651
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +26 24 £35,000 -12.50%
North Yorkshire +30 8 £31,500 -13.69% 1
South Yorkshire -1 8 £33,750 - 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 75 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (65.66%) ISEB
3 53 (53.54%) Test Scripting
4 40 (40.40%) Integration Testing
5 39 (39.39%) Degree
6 38 (38.38%) Test Automation
7 33 (33.33%) Regression Testing
8 30 (30.30%) Automated Testing
9 24 (24.24%) SQL
10 23 (23.23%) Manual Testing
11 22 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
11 22 (22.22%) Finance
12 21 (21.21%) ISTQB
13 19 (19.19%) Service Delivery
14 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (16.16%) BDD
15 16 (16.16%) TDD
16 14 (14.14%) SOA
16 14 (14.14%) DevOps
17 13 (13.13%) Mentoring
18 12 (12.12%) UNIX
19 10 (10.10%) QA
20 9 (9.09%) Software Testing
20 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
20 9 (9.09%) Performance Testing
21 8 (8.08%) Web Testing
21 8 (8.08%) Scrum
21 8 (8.08%) QuickTest Pro
22 7 (7.07%) HP
22 7 (7.07%) Java

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.04%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (6.06%) Selenium
3 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.04%) FitNesse
4 4 (4.04%) JIRA
5 3 (3.03%) Ranorex
6 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.02%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.01%) JUnit
7 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.01%) TestNG
General
1 22 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (52.53%) Analyst
1 52 (52.53%) Test Analyst
2 46 (46.46%) Tester
3 38 (38.38%) Functional Tester
4 28 (28.28%) Functional Analyst
4 28 (28.28%) Functional Test Analyst
5 14 (14.14%) Manual Test Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Manual Tester
7 7 (7.07%) Software Tester
8 6 (6.06%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.06%) Lead Tester
9 5 (5.05%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Test Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) Test Team Leader
10 4 (4.04%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.04%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (3.03%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) HTML
1 1 (1.01%) CSS
1 1 (1.01%) Spring
1 1 (1.01%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) UNIX
2 1 (1.01%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) Android
2 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (53.54%) Test Scripting
3 40 (40.40%) Integration Testing
4 38 (38.38%) Test Automation
5 33 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 30 (30.30%) Automated Testing
7 23 (23.23%) Manual Testing
8 22 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
9 19 (19.19%) Service Delivery
10 16 (16.16%) BDD
10 16 (16.16%) TDD
11 14 (14.14%) SOA
11 14 (14.14%) DevOps
12 13 (13.13%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.09%) Performance Testing
13 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.09%) Software Testing
14 8 (8.08%) Scrum
14 8 (8.08%) Web Testing
15 6 (6.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.24%) SQL
2 7 (7.07%) Java
3 4 (4.04%) VBScript
3 4 (4.04%) C#
4 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (65.66%) ISEB
2 39 (39.39%) Degree
3 21 (21.21%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.07%) HP
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.03%) Telerik
4 1 (1.01%) Google
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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