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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 173 143 152
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 78 134 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.24% 1.88% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 2.12% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 72 121 74
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
5474 6316 5666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.25% 88.39% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4557 5195 4296
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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 -5 56 £37,500 +7.14% 5
North Yorkshire +6 15 £32,500 +8.33% 3
South Yorkshire -17 8 £34,000 +3.81% 2
East Yorkshire -9 4 £30,000 -3.22%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 121 (69.94%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (38.73%) SQL
2 67 (38.73%) QA
3 66 (38.15%) Non-Functional Testing
4 58 (33.53%) .NET
5 57 (32.95%) Selenium
6 54 (31.21%) Test Scripting
7 50 (28.90%) Software Testing
8 48 (27.75%) Test Automation
9 42 (24.28%) ISEB
10 41 (23.70%) Automated Testing
11 40 (23.12%) Java
12 38 (21.97%) C#
12 38 (21.97%) JIRA
13 37 (21.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (19.08%) SDLC
15 32 (18.50%) Regression Testing
16 30 (17.34%) Automation Testing
16 30 (17.34%) Mentoring
17 29 (16.76%) Scrum
17 29 (16.76%) Integration Testing
18 27 (15.61%) Manual Testing
19 26 (15.03%) ISTQB
20 25 (14.45%) HTML
20 25 (14.45%) JavaScript
21 23 (13.29%) Test Management
22 22 (12.72%) Windows
23 21 (12.14%) ASP.NET
23 21 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
23 21 (12.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (4.05%) Confluence
2 4 (2.31%) IIS
3 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.58%) JBoss
3 1 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (7.51%) MS Office
2 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) SNMP
2 1 (0.58%) 2G
2 1 (0.58%) 3G
2 1 (0.58%) LTE
2 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.09%) Big Data
3 9 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.89%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.16%) MySQL
7 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.16%) Redis
8 1 (0.58%) DTS
8 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (32.95%) Selenium
2 38 (21.97%) JIRA
3 21 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (10.98%) HP UFT
5 15 (8.67%) WebDriver
6 14 (8.09%) Cucumber
7 11 (6.36%) Jenkins
8 9 (5.20%) JMeter
9 8 (4.62%) Firebug
9 8 (4.62%) LoadRunner
9 8 (4.62%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.31%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.31%) Hudson
11 3 (1.73%) JUnit
11 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 2 (1.16%) Capybara
12 2 (1.16%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.16%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.58%) Ranorex
General
1 16 (9.25%) Finance
2 15 (8.67%) Retail
3 11 (6.36%) Marketing
4 10 (5.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.47%) Banking
5 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.73%) Legal
7 2 (1.16%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 90 (52.02%) Analyst
2 81 (46.82%) Test Analyst
3 37 (21.39%) Test Engineer
4 18 (10.40%) Test Leader
5 15 (8.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 15 (8.67%) Tester
6 14 (8.09%) Automation Analyst
6 14 (8.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 14 (8.09%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (7.51%) QA Engineer
8 12 (6.94%) Manual Test Analyst
9 11 (6.36%) QA Analyst
10 10 (5.78%) Automation Test Lead
10 10 (5.78%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 10 (5.78%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (5.78%) Senior Test Analyst
11 9 (5.20%) Agile Test Analyst
11 9 (5.20%) QA Test Analyst
12 8 (4.62%) Software Engineer
12 8 (4.62%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.53%) .NET
2 25 (14.45%) HTML
3 21 (12.14%) ASP.NET
4 13 (7.51%) CSS
5 10 (5.78%) Web Services
5 10 (5.78%) XML
6 9 (5.20%) HTML5
7 8 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (4.62%) WPF
8 7 (4.05%) Apache Flex
9 6 (3.47%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.47%) JSON
10 5 (2.89%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.31%) MDX
12 3 (1.73%) Ajax
12 3 (1.73%) DHTML
12 3 (1.73%) Gherkin
12 3 (1.73%) jQuery
12 3 (1.73%) WinForms
12 3 (1.73%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.36%) NHS
2 8 (4.62%) N-Tier
3 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.05%) PKI
4 5 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.73%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.16%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.16%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) Biology
7 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.72%) Windows
2 18 (10.40%) Linux
3 11 (6.36%) Unix
4 10 (5.78%) Android
4 10 (5.78%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.05%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (69.94%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (38.15%) Non-Functional Testing
3 54 (31.21%) Test Scripting
4 50 (28.90%) Software Testing
5 48 (27.75%) Test Automation
6 41 (23.70%) Automated Testing
7 37 (21.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 33 (19.08%) SDLC
9 32 (18.50%) Regression Testing
10 30 (17.34%) Automation Testing
10 30 (17.34%) Mentoring
11 29 (16.76%) Integration Testing
11 29 (16.76%) Scrum
12 27 (15.61%) Manual Testing
13 23 (13.29%) Test Management
14 20 (11.56%) Software Engineering
15 19 (10.98%) Test Strategy
16 18 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (10.40%) Performance Testing
17 17 (9.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.73%) SQL
2 40 (23.12%) Java
3 38 (21.97%) C#
4 25 (14.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.78%) Ruby
6 9 (5.20%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.05%) C
8 6 (3.47%) Perl
8 6 (3.47%) Python
8 6 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.16%) PHP
9 2 (1.16%) VB
10 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (24.28%) ISEB
2 26 (15.03%) ISTQB
3 21 (12.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.20%) Degree
5 6 (3.47%) HND
6 4 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (38.73%) QA
2 12 (6.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (8.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (9.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.25%) HP
3 5 (2.89%) Telerik
4 2 (1.16%) BT
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle
5 1 (0.58%) SAP
5 1 (0.58%) VMware
5 1 (0.58%) webMethods
5 1 (0.58%) Zend
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