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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 212 248 208
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -40
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 45 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.60% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.18% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 44 6 12
Average salary £35,000 £34,125 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -24.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £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
6470 6102 4643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.92% 83.53% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5205 4731 3646
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 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 27 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 +25 28 £35,000 +5.26%
North Yorkshire +28 10 £30,000 -16.08% 1
South Yorkshire -1 7 £32,500 -43.47% 2
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 75 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (66.67%) ISEB
3 61 (58.10%) Test Scripting
4 41 (39.05%) Degree
5 39 (37.14%) Integration Testing
6 37 (35.24%) Test Automation
7 33 (31.43%) Regression Testing
8 29 (27.62%) Automated Testing
9 25 (23.81%) Finance
10 24 (22.86%) SQL
11 23 (21.90%) Manual Testing
11 23 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (20.95%) Compatibility Testing
13 20 (19.05%) ISTQB
14 19 (18.10%) Service Delivery
15 15 (14.29%) TDD
15 15 (14.29%) BDD
16 14 (13.33%) Mentoring
16 14 (13.33%) DevOps
16 14 (13.33%) SOA
17 12 (11.43%) UNIX
18 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (8.57%) Software Testing
18 9 (8.57%) QA
19 8 (7.62%) QuickTest Pro
20 7 (6.67%) HP
20 7 (6.67%) Performance Testing
20 7 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
20 7 (6.67%) Web Testing
21 6 (5.71%) Banking

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.81%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.76%) Selenium
3 4 (3.81%) FitNesse
3 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.81%) JIRA
4 3 (2.86%) Ranorex
5 2 (1.90%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (53.33%) Analyst
1 56 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 48 (45.71%) Tester
3 41 (39.05%) Functional Tester
4 31 (29.52%) Functional Analyst
4 31 (29.52%) Functional Test Analyst
5 17 (16.19%) Manual Test Analyst
6 12 (11.43%) Manual Tester
7 8 (7.62%) Consultant
7 8 (7.62%) Test Consultant
8 7 (6.67%) Software Tester
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Test Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Lead Tester
9 6 (5.71%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.81%) Test Team Leader
10 4 (3.81%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.81%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) UNIX
2 1 (0.95%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Android
2 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (58.10%) Test Scripting
3 39 (37.14%) Integration Testing
4 37 (35.24%) Test Automation
5 33 (31.43%) Regression Testing
6 29 (27.62%) Automated Testing
7 23 (21.90%) Manual Testing
8 22 (20.95%) Compatibility Testing
9 19 (18.10%) Service Delivery
10 15 (14.29%) TDD
10 15 (14.29%) BDD
11 14 (13.33%) DevOps
11 14 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 14 (13.33%) SOA
12 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.57%) Software Testing
13 7 (6.67%) Performance Testing
13 7 (6.67%) Web Testing
14 6 (5.71%) Scrum
14 6 (5.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.86%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) Java
3 4 (3.81%) VBScript
3 4 (3.81%) C#
4 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 70 (66.67%) ISEB
2 41 (39.05%) Degree
3 20 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (6.67%) HP
2 3 (2.86%) Telerik
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.95%) Google
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