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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 139 162 178
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +16
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 98 100 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.74% 1.49% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.65% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79 69 72
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
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
5002 6050 6345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.67% 89.84% 85.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4051 4902 4934
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +26 71 £42,000 -1.17% 3
North Yorkshire +24 16 £32,500 -55.17% 1
South Yorkshire -8 12 £37,500 +17.18%
East Yorkshire -9 1 £37,500 +18.11%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 161 (77.40%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (44.23%) SQL
2 92 (44.23%) ISEB
3 83 (39.90%) Test Automation
4 82 (39.42%) Selenium
5 75 (36.06%) ISTQB
6 73 (35.10%) Non-Functional Testing
7 66 (31.73%) Software Testing
8 62 (29.81%) Finance
9 61 (29.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 60 (28.85%) QA
11 56 (26.92%) Waterfall
12 53 (25.48%) E-Commerce
13 52 (25.00%) Scrum
14 51 (24.52%) Retail
15 46 (22.12%) SDLC
16 43 (20.67%) Test Scripting
17 42 (20.19%) User Acceptance Testing
18 41 (19.71%) Regression Testing
19 38 (18.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 38 (18.27%) Test Strategy
20 37 (17.79%) Banking
21 36 (17.31%) Legal
21 36 (17.31%) Integration Testing
22 34 (16.35%) Java
23 33 (15.87%) .NET
24 28 (13.46%) TDD
25 27 (12.98%) Automation Testing
26 26 (12.50%) Cucumber
27 23 (11.06%) SOAP

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.44%) IIS
2 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (7.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) GitHub
2 3 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.96%) FTP
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 7 (3.37%) MySQL
5 5 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.92%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.48%) DB2
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (39.42%) Selenium
2 26 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 20 (9.62%) SoapUI
4 19 (9.13%) Jenkins
5 17 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (7.69%) HP UFT
7 15 (7.21%) JIRA
8 11 (5.29%) WebDriver
9 8 (3.85%) Git (software)
10 7 (3.37%) JMeter
10 7 (3.37%) LoadRunner
11 6 (2.88%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.40%) Maven
13 4 (1.92%) CruiseControl
13 4 (1.92%) EasyMock
13 4 (1.92%) Mockito
13 4 (1.92%) Robot Framework
13 4 (1.92%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.44%) JUnit
General
1 62 (29.81%) Finance
2 51 (24.52%) Retail
3 37 (17.79%) Banking
4 36 (17.31%) Legal
5 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (44.23%) Analyst
2 88 (42.31%) Test Analyst
3 46 (22.12%) Test Engineer
4 28 (13.46%) Test Leader
4 28 (13.46%) Tester
5 26 (12.50%) Web Analyst
5 26 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
6 25 (12.02%) Web Engineer
7 20 (9.62%) Lead Test Analyst
7 20 (9.62%) Senior Test Engineer
7 20 (9.62%) Test Automation Engineer
8 19 (9.13%) SQL Analyst
8 19 (9.13%) UAT Analyst
8 19 (9.13%) UAT Test Analyst
9 18 (8.65%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (8.17%) Senior Test Analyst
11 16 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
12 14 (6.73%) Developer
12 14 (6.73%) UAT Test Lead
12 14 (6.73%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.87%) .NET
2 23 (11.06%) SOAP
3 10 (4.81%) HTML
4 8 (3.85%) XML
5 7 (3.37%) Web Services
6 6 (2.88%) Spring
7 5 (2.40%) CSS
8 4 (1.92%) REST
8 4 (1.92%) WPF
9 3 (1.44%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.44%) PowerMock
10 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.96%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.96%) Java EE
10 2 (0.96%) jQuery
11 1 (0.48%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.48%) Behat
11 1 (0.48%) Flash
11 1 (0.48%) JSON
11 1 (0.48%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
1 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (0.96%) NHS
3 1 (0.48%) e-Health
3 1 (0.48%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.88%) Windows
2 4 (1.92%) Android
3 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (77.40%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (39.90%) Test Automation
3 73 (35.10%) Non-Functional Testing
4 66 (31.73%) Software Testing
5 61 (29.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (26.92%) Waterfall
7 53 (25.48%) E-Commerce
8 52 (25.00%) Scrum
9 46 (22.12%) SDLC
10 43 (20.67%) Test Scripting
11 42 (20.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 41 (19.71%) Regression Testing
13 38 (18.27%) Test Strategy
14 36 (17.31%) Integration Testing
15 28 (13.46%) TDD
16 27 (12.98%) Automation Testing
17 21 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (10.10%) System Integration Testing
17 21 (10.10%) Web Testing
18 19 (9.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 92 (44.23%) SQL
2 34 (16.35%) Java
3 15 (7.21%) C#
4 14 (6.73%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.81%) Ruby
6 8 (3.85%) VB
7 7 (3.37%) Scala
8 3 (1.44%) Python
9 2 (0.96%) PHP
10 1 (0.48%) Groovy
10 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (44.23%) ISEB
2 75 (36.06%) ISTQB
3 38 (18.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (28.85%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (5.77%) HP
2 10 (4.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.81%) Oracle
3 1 (0.48%) SAP
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