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

Functional Testing
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 128 141
Rank change year-on-year -58 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 29 53 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.69% 1.51% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.68% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 44 39
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +23.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £34,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £45,400
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3837 3161 2988
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.12% 90.21% 90.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3284 2707 2488
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Manchester

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Manchester

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -15 2 £34,500 +15.00% 1
Cheadle - 2 £26,000 -
Functional Testing
North West

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

1 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Non-Functional Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
4 15 (27.27%) Java
4 15 (27.27%) Degree
5 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
6 12 (21.82%) Process Improvement
6 12 (21.82%) QA
6 12 (21.82%) C#
6 12 (21.82%) Finance
7 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.00%) SQL
7 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
9 9 (16.36%) SDLC
9 9 (16.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
10 8 (14.55%) Selenium
10 8 (14.55%) HTML
10 8 (14.55%) Oracle
10 8 (14.55%) CSS
10 8 (14.55%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
11 7 (12.73%) Scrum
11 7 (12.73%) ISEB
11 7 (12.73%) Node.js
11 7 (12.73%) Cucumber
11 7 (12.73%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (12.73%) Oracle Receivables

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (5.45%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) Mule
2 1 (1.82%) nginx
2 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.82%) Demantra
4 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.09%) SQLPlus
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) Power BI
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) PowerPivot
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) MS Access
5 1 (1.82%) Redis
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Selenium
2 7 (12.73%) Cucumber
3 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 5 (9.09%) gulp
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.27%) HP UFT
5 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.45%) Babel
6 3 (5.45%) FitNesse
6 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
6 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.45%) webpack
7 2 (3.64%) Grunt
7 2 (3.64%) JMeter
7 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.82%) Capybara
8 1 (1.82%) Redmine
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) General Ledger
2 5 (9.09%) Legal
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Tester
3 10 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 9 (16.36%) Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Oracle Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Test Manager
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Test Leader
7 6 (10.91%) QA Tester
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Oracle Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Tester
7 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
9 4 (7.27%) Automation Tester
9 4 (7.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (7.27%) Functional Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) QA Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) QA Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) CSS
1 8 (14.55%) HTML
2 7 (12.73%) Node.js
2 7 (12.73%) React
3 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.09%) Sass
5 4 (7.27%) Web Services
6 2 (3.64%) Ajax
6 2 (3.64%) JSON
7 1 (1.82%) .NET
7 1 (1.82%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.82%) LESS
7 1 (1.82%) Spring
7 1 (1.82%) Twig
7 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.82%) XHTML
7 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) W3C
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) Animation
4 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Non-Functional Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
4 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
5 12 (21.82%) Process Improvement
6 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.36%) SDLC
9 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
10 7 (12.73%) Scrum
10 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
11 6 (10.91%) BDD
11 6 (10.91%) Front End Development
11 6 (10.91%) OO
12 5 (9.09%) Case Management
12 5 (9.09%) Cash Management
12 5 (9.09%) Functional Programming
12 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
12 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
12 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) C#
3 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Ruby
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) Scala
7 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) Groovy
8 1 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (12.73%) ISEB
4 6 (10.91%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.82%) HND
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.82%) MCPD
6 1 (1.82%) MCTS
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) IDERA
3 2 (3.64%) RedGate
3 2 (3.64%) Tableau
4 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
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