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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 199 234 197
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -37
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 55 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.76% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.29% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 54 8 12
Average salary £35,000 £31,125 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.44% -34.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.23%
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
6329 5797 4400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.19% 83.03% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5140 4441 3498
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +21 35 £35,000 +32.07% 2
North Yorkshire +20 10 £30,000 -16.08% 3
South Yorkshire -11 8 £33,750 -41.30% 3
East Yorkshire - 2 £33,500 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 79 (70.54%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (67.86%) ISEB
3 70 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 44 (39.29%) Degree
5 39 (34.82%) Integration Testing
6 35 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 34 (30.36%) Regression Testing
8 30 (26.79%) Automated Testing
9 28 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (23.21%) Finance
11 23 (20.54%) SQL
12 22 (19.64%) Compatibility Testing
13 21 (18.75%) Manual Testing
14 19 (16.96%) ISTQB
14 19 (16.96%) Service Delivery
15 15 (13.39%) TDD
15 15 (13.39%) BDD
15 15 (13.39%) Mentoring
16 14 (12.50%) DevOps
16 14 (12.50%) SOA
17 12 (10.71%) UNIX
18 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (8.93%) Software Testing
19 8 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
19 8 (7.14%) HP
19 8 (7.14%) QA
19 8 (7.14%) Web Testing
20 7 (6.25%) Banking
20 7 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
20 7 (6.25%) Performance Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.46%) Selenium
2 5 (4.46%) FitNesse
2 5 (4.46%) JIRA
3 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.68%) Ranorex
5 2 (1.79%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (23.21%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (54.46%) Analyst
1 61 (54.46%) Test Analyst
2 50 (44.64%) Tester
3 42 (37.50%) Functional Tester
4 34 (30.36%) Functional Test Analyst
4 34 (30.36%) Functional Analyst
5 20 (17.86%) Manual Test Analyst
6 15 (13.39%) Manual Tester
7 9 (8.04%) Test Consultant
7 9 (8.04%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (8.04%) Consultant
7 9 (8.04%) Senior Test Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Software Tester
9 6 (5.36%) Test Leader
9 6 (5.36%) Lead Tester
10 5 (4.46%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) Test Team Leader
12 3 (2.68%) Test Manager
12 3 (2.68%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) UNIX
2 1 (0.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (70.54%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 39 (34.82%) Integration Testing
4 35 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 34 (30.36%) Regression Testing
6 30 (26.79%) Automated Testing
7 22 (19.64%) Compatibility Testing
8 21 (18.75%) Manual Testing
9 19 (16.96%) Service Delivery
10 15 (13.39%) TDD
10 15 (13.39%) BDD
10 15 (13.39%) Mentoring
11 14 (12.50%) DevOps
11 14 (12.50%) SOA
12 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.93%) Software Testing
13 8 (7.14%) Web Testing
14 7 (6.25%) Performance Testing
15 6 (5.36%) Scrum
15 6 (5.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.54%) SQL
2 6 (5.36%) Java
3 4 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (1.79%) VBScript
5 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 76 (67.86%) ISEB
2 44 (39.29%) Degree
3 19 (16.96%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.14%) HP
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.68%) Telerik
3 1 (0.89%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 13.5% Pens, Hols, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp (a Certara Company)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: 25000-40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago