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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Cheshire > Chester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.08% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Chester median annual salary £34,000 - -
Cheshire median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -25.00%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 117 148 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 79.59% 83.15% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 359 576 452
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
10th Percentile £28,100 £25,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £48,750 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -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

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Chester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Advertising
3 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) SQLPlus
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports

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 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
3 7 (63.64%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (54.55%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (27.27%) Tester
6 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
7 1 (9.09%) ETL Tester
7 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
7 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
7 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
3 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Cash Management
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago