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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 225 238 211
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 25 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.36% 0.23% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.27% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 3
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
6062 5853 4444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.86% 82.82% 84.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4966 4569 3429
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Yorkshire - 14 £31,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +8 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) ISEB
3 25 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 23 (38.33%) Test Automation
4 23 (38.33%) Integration Testing
5 21 (35.00%) ISTQB
6 18 (30.00%) HP UFT
6 18 (30.00%) Regression Testing
7 17 (28.33%) SQL
8 15 (25.00%) Finance
8 15 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 15 (25.00%) SDLC
9 13 (21.67%) Manual Testing
10 11 (18.33%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (18.33%) Cucumber
10 11 (18.33%) Gherkin
10 11 (18.33%) Compatibility Testing
10 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (18.33%) JIRA
10 11 (18.33%) QA
10 11 (18.33%) Selenium
11 10 (16.67%) Degree
11 10 (16.67%) Performance Testing
11 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 10 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (15.00%) Java
12 9 (15.00%) Web Testing
12 9 (15.00%) Test Management
13 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (11.67%) BDD

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) HP UFT
2 11 (18.33%) JIRA
2 11 (18.33%) Selenium
2 11 (18.33%) Cucumber
3 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 4 (6.67%) FitNesse
6 3 (5.00%) TestNG
6 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.00%) JUnit
7 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Analyst
1 32 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 15 (25.00%) Tester
3 14 (23.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Functional Tester
5 9 (15.00%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Functional Test Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Automated Tester
9 2 (3.33%) Test Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Web Tester
9 2 (3.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) CSS
2 3 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (1.67%) Java EE
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 23 (38.33%) Integration Testing
3 23 (38.33%) Test Automation
4 18 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 15 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 15 (25.00%) SDLC
6 13 (21.67%) Manual Testing
7 11 (18.33%) Compatibility Testing
7 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 10 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (15.00%) Web Testing
9 9 (15.00%) Test Management
10 7 (11.67%) BDD
10 7 (11.67%) TDD
11 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
12 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
12 5 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 9 (15.00%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) VBScript
3 4 (6.67%) C#
4 3 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) ISEB
2 21 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (16.67%) Degree
4 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) HP
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Telerik
3 2 (3.33%) Google
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits and excellent training
Posted: 5 days ago