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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 221 240 215
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 20 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 6
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
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
5750 5927 4521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.06% 83.37% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4610 4697 3503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
West Yorkshire +21 10 £35,000 +4.47%
North Yorkshire - 4 £31,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £31,000 - 2
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (67.11%) ISEB
3 40 (52.63%) Test Scripting
4 34 (44.74%) Integration Testing
4 34 (44.74%) Test Automation
5 27 (35.53%) Regression Testing
5 27 (35.53%) Degree
6 26 (34.21%) Automated Testing
7 24 (31.58%) SQL
8 22 (28.95%) ISTQB
9 20 (26.32%) Manual Testing
10 17 (22.37%) Finance
11 16 (21.05%) Service Delivery
11 16 (21.05%) Compatibility Testing
12 15 (19.74%) BDD
12 15 (19.74%) TDD
13 12 (15.79%) QA
13 12 (15.79%) UNIX
14 11 (14.47%) SOA
14 11 (14.47%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (14.47%) DevOps
14 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (13.16%) Performance Testing
15 10 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro
16 9 (11.84%) Java
16 9 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (10.53%) Test Management
17 8 (10.53%) Selenium
17 8 (10.53%) JIRA
18 7 (9.21%) Software Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (10.53%) Selenium
2 8 (10.53%) JIRA
3 4 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 4 (5.26%) FitNesse
4 3 (3.95%) JUnit
4 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.95%) Ranorex
4 3 (3.95%) TestNG
5 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.63%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Analyst
1 42 (55.26%) Test Analyst
2 32 (42.11%) Tester
3 26 (34.21%) Functional Tester
4 20 (26.32%) Functional Test Analyst
4 20 (26.32%) Functional Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Manual Test Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Test Manager
7 6 (7.89%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.26%) Manual Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
9 3 (3.95%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Web Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Automated Tester
10 2 (2.63%) Lead Tester
10 2 (2.63%) Test Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) HTML
1 3 (3.95%) CSS
1 3 (3.95%) Spring
2 2 (2.63%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) UNIX
2 1 (1.32%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (52.63%) Test Scripting
3 34 (44.74%) Integration Testing
3 34 (44.74%) Test Automation
4 27 (35.53%) Regression Testing
5 26 (34.21%) Automated Testing
6 20 (26.32%) Manual Testing
7 16 (21.05%) Service Delivery
7 16 (21.05%) Compatibility Testing
8 15 (19.74%) BDD
8 15 (19.74%) TDD
9 11 (14.47%) SOA
9 11 (14.47%) DevOps
10 10 (13.16%) Performance Testing
11 9 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (10.53%) Test Management
13 7 (9.21%) Software Testing
13 7 (9.21%) Web Testing
14 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
14 6 (7.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) Java
3 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.26%) C#
3 4 (5.26%) VBScript
4 3 (3.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (67.11%) ISEB
2 27 (35.53%) Degree
3 22 (28.95%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) HP
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) Telerik
4 1 (1.32%) Google
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £32000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago