Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 46 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - +60
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.28% 1.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Chester median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -18.75%

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 318 250 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 88.09% 88.34% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 276 213 316
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,125 £25,750 £23,625
90th Percentile £59,625 £57,500 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Chester

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Chester.

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) General Ledger
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (100.00%) Cash Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cash Management
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle