The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
Rank 107 147 114
Rank change year-on-year +40 -33  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 55 34 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.12% 1.03% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.14% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 54 28 72
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £45,750 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2369 2974 3386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 91.47% 90.15% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2080 2409 2679
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Leeds

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Leeds

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Leeds

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 118 (88.72%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (65.41%) ISEB
3 86 (64.66%) Selenium
4 83 (62.41%) ISTQB
5 71 (53.38%) Cucumber
6 70 (52.63%) Waterfall
6 70 (52.63%) Test Strategy
6 70 (52.63%) SQL
7 66 (49.62%) Test Automation
8 57 (42.86%) Java
9 56 (42.11%) QA
10 52 (39.10%) Scrum
11 51 (38.35%) Defect Tracking
12 48 (36.09%) Software Testing
12 48 (36.09%) Test Management
13 46 (34.59%) Regression Testing
14 44 (33.08%) Kanban
14 44 (33.08%) Software Delivery
15 42 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 41 (30.83%) Web Testing
16 41 (30.83%) Oracle
17 39 (29.32%) TDD
18 38 (28.57%) Relational Database
18 38 (28.57%) Mentoring
19 36 (27.07%) Logistics
19 36 (27.07%) Finance
20 35 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
21 33 (24.81%) Non-Functional Testing
22 32 (24.06%) E-Commerce
23 31 (23.31%) SOAP

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (0.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 86 (64.66%) Selenium
2 71 (53.38%) Cucumber
3 31 (23.31%) SoapUI
4 15 (11.28%) JIRA
5 13 (9.77%) WebDriver
6 11 (8.27%) Jenkins
7 10 (7.52%) LoadRunner
8 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
9 6 (4.51%) RSpec
9 6 (4.51%) Zephyr
10 4 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.01%) Robot Framework
10 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.26%) JMeter
12 2 (1.50%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.50%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.75%) EasyMock
13 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.75%) TestNG
General
1 36 (27.07%) Finance
2 26 (19.55%) Retail
3 24 (18.05%) Banking
3 24 (18.05%) Legal
4 5 (3.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (54.89%) Test Engineer
2 49 (36.84%) Senior Test Engineer
3 25 (18.80%) Web Engineer
4 24 (18.05%) Test Automation Engineer
5 17 (12.78%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 17 (12.78%) Senior Web Engineer
5 17 (12.78%) Test Manager
6 14 (10.53%) Tester
7 13 (9.77%) Analyst
7 13 (9.77%) Test Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Consultant
8 10 (7.52%) Test Consultant
9 8 (6.02%) Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Developer in Test
9 8 (6.02%) QA Tester
10 6 (4.51%) Automation Tester
10 6 (4.51%) Test Automation Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) Functional Test Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) QA Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.31%) SOAP
2 13 (9.77%) .NET
3 8 (6.02%) HTML
4 7 (5.26%) CSS
4 7 (5.26%) REST
4 7 (5.26%) XML
5 6 (4.51%) JSON
6 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.75%) CSS3
7 1 (0.75%) HTML5
7 1 (0.75%) J2EE
7 1 (0.75%) JMS
7 1 (0.75%) jQuery
7 1 (0.75%) JSP
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.75%) Servlets
7 1 (0.75%) Spring
7 1 (0.75%) Web Services
7 1 (0.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.01%) Driving Licence
2 2 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.75%) e-Health
3 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.75%) Fintech
3 1 (0.75%) NHS
3 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.50%) Linux
1 2 (1.50%) Unix
2 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (88.72%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (52.63%) Test Strategy
2 70 (52.63%) Waterfall
3 66 (49.62%) Test Automation
4 52 (39.10%) Scrum
5 51 (38.35%) Defect Tracking
6 48 (36.09%) Software Testing
6 48 (36.09%) Test Management
7 46 (34.59%) Regression Testing
8 44 (33.08%) Kanban
8 44 (33.08%) Software Delivery
9 41 (30.83%) Web Testing
10 39 (29.32%) TDD
11 38 (28.57%) Mentoring
12 36 (27.07%) Logistics
13 35 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (24.81%) Non-Functional Testing
15 32 (24.06%) E-Commerce
16 18 (13.53%) Performance Testing
17 16 (12.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 70 (52.63%) SQL
2 57 (42.86%) Java
3 14 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.02%) Ruby
5 6 (4.51%) Python
6 5 (3.76%) C#
6 5 (3.76%) Scala
7 2 (1.50%) C
7 2 (1.50%) C++
7 2 (1.50%) Perl
7 2 (1.50%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (65.41%) ISEB
2 83 (62.41%) ISTQB
3 42 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (42.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (30.83%) Oracle
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.01%) HP
4 3 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.75%) Apple
5 1 (0.75%) TOWER Software
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