Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 113 168
Rank change year-on-year -65 +55 +25
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 38 134 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.78% 2.46% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.72% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 33 131 71
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £55,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +14.29%

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4516 4925 6414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.28% 90.58% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3791 4218 5098
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £62,500 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 31 (81.58%) Test Automation
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (57.89%) ISTQB
4 18 (47.37%) TDD
4 18 (47.37%) SQL
5 17 (44.74%) Black-Box Testing
6 16 (42.11%) BDD
6 16 (42.11%) ISEB
7 12 (31.58%) Scrum
7 12 (31.58%) QA
8 11 (28.95%) Integration Testing
9 10 (26.32%) Selenium
9 10 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (26.32%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (23.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (18.42%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (18.42%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
11 7 (18.42%) Security Testing
12 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
13 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
13 5 (13.16%) Web Testing
14 4 (10.53%) Test Management
14 4 (10.53%) Kanban
14 4 (10.53%) Finance
14 4 (10.53%) API Testing
15 3 (7.89%) Defect Management
15 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
15 3 (7.89%) High Availability

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.63%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Selenium
2 7 (18.42%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) Appium
4 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Analyst
2 24 (63.16%) Test Analyst
3 17 (44.74%) Functional Analyst
3 17 (44.74%) Functional Test Analyst
3 17 (44.74%) Test Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Functional Test Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Manual Test Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Web Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Web Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) AWS Software Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Mobile Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) Java EE
3 1 (2.63%) JSF
3 1 (2.63%) JSP
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Test Automation
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) TDD
4 17 (44.74%) Black-Box Testing
5 16 (42.11%) BDD
6 12 (31.58%) Scrum
7 11 (28.95%) Integration Testing
8 10 (26.32%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (18.42%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Security Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
10 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
11 5 (13.16%) Web Testing
12 4 (10.53%) API Testing
12 4 (10.53%) Kanban
12 4 (10.53%) Test Management
13 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Java 9
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) ISTQB
2 16 (42.11%) ISEB
3 9 (23.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle