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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 111 96
Rank change year-on-year -18 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 25 52 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.99% 1.82% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.99% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 44 63
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2338 2614 2992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 93.00% 91.27% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1939 2155 2348
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +2.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 68 (86.08%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (79.75%) Test Automation
3 49 (62.03%) ISEB
4 47 (59.49%) ISTQB
5 39 (49.37%) Selenium
6 34 (43.04%) Test Strategy
6 34 (43.04%) SQL
7 32 (40.51%) Software Testing
7 32 (40.51%) QA
7 32 (40.51%) Waterfall
8 31 (39.24%) Regression Testing
9 30 (37.97%) Cucumber
10 28 (35.44%) Defect Tracking
10 28 (35.44%) Test Management
10 28 (35.44%) TDD
11 26 (32.91%) Scrum
12 25 (31.65%) Software Delivery
13 24 (30.38%) Java
14 23 (29.11%) Kanban
15 21 (26.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 21 (26.58%) Oracle
15 21 (26.58%) SOAP
16 20 (25.32%) Web Testing
17 19 (24.05%) Relational Database
17 19 (24.05%) Non-Functional Testing
18 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
18 18 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (21.52%) Logistics
19 17 (21.52%) SoapUI
20 16 (20.25%) Integration Testing

Functional Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (49.37%) Selenium
2 30 (37.97%) Cucumber
3 17 (21.52%) SoapUI
4 9 (11.39%) JIRA
5 6 (7.59%) LoadRunner
5 6 (7.59%) Zephyr
6 4 (5.06%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.53%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Banking
2 11 (13.92%) Legal
2 11 (13.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (60.76%) Test Engineer
2 24 (30.38%) Senior Test Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Analyst
4 15 (18.99%) Test Automation Engineer
5 14 (17.72%) Web Engineer
6 13 (16.46%) Test Analyst
7 11 (13.92%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) Senior Web Engineer
8 10 (12.66%) Functional Test Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Consultant
9 6 (7.59%) Functional Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) Functional Test Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) Test Automation Consultant
9 6 (7.59%) Test Consultant
9 6 (7.59%) Test Manager
9 6 (7.59%) Tester
10 4 (5.06%) Agile Tester
10 4 (5.06%) Software Test Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) QA Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) SOAP
2 6 (7.59%) REST
3 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) .NET
4 1 (1.27%) CSS
4 1 (1.27%) CSS3
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) HTML5
4 1 (1.27%) J2EE
4 1 (1.27%) JMS
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
4 1 (1.27%) JSP
4 1 (1.27%) Servlets
4 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.27%) Fintech
3 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (86.08%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (79.75%) Test Automation
3 34 (43.04%) Test Strategy
4 32 (40.51%) Software Testing
4 32 (40.51%) Waterfall
5 31 (39.24%) Regression Testing
6 28 (35.44%) Defect Tracking
6 28 (35.44%) TDD
6 28 (35.44%) Test Management
7 26 (32.91%) Scrum
8 25 (31.65%) Software Delivery
9 23 (29.11%) Kanban
10 20 (25.32%) Web Testing
11 19 (24.05%) Non-Functional Testing
12 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
12 18 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (21.52%) Logistics
14 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
14 16 (20.25%) Integration Testing
15 15 (18.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) SQL
2 24 (30.38%) Java
3 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.53%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) PHP
5 1 (1.27%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) Scala
5 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (62.03%) ISEB
2 47 (59.49%) ISTQB
3 21 (26.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (40.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) HP
3 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
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