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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 233 205 154
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -51
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 34 11 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.21% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.24% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 47
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
6088 4561 4750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.26% 85.35% 80.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4748 3583 3890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 -33 17 £35,000 +2.94% 3
North Yorkshire -13 9 £30,000 +14.28% 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £36,000 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 35 (79.55%) Test Scripting
2 25 (56.82%) ISEB
3 19 (43.18%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) Finance
6 8 (18.18%) Degree
7 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.64%) SQL
8 6 (13.64%) System Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Test Planning
9 5 (11.36%) Test Management
9 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
10 4 (9.09%) QA
10 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.82%) HP
11 3 (6.82%) Banking
11 3 (6.82%) Web Testing
11 3 (6.82%) JIRA
11 3 (6.82%) FitNesse
11 3 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (4.55%) Java
12 2 (4.55%) SQL Server

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
1 3 (6.82%) FitNesse
1 3 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) WATIR
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Tester
2 15 (34.09%) Test Consultant
2 15 (34.09%) Consultant
3 14 (31.82%) Analyst
3 14 (31.82%) Test Analyst
4 13 (29.55%) Manual Tester
5 12 (27.27%) Senior Consultant
5 12 (27.27%) Senior Test Consultant
6 8 (18.18%) Functional Tester
7 7 (15.91%) Functional Test Analyst
7 7 (15.91%) Manual Test Analyst
7 7 (15.91%) Functional Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) Functional Test Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Systems Tester
8 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Team Leader
8 5 (11.36%) Systems Test Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Senior Tester
10 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) XML
1 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) iSeries
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Test Scripting
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
4 6 (13.64%) System Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Test Planning
5 5 (11.36%) Test Management
5 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Web Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Line Management
8 2 (4.55%) V-Model
8 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (2.27%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) ISEB
2 8 (18.18%) Degree
3 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) IBM
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago