Period
to 20 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 20 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 83 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 +32
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 18 23 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.42% 1.64% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.99% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 57
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +17.19% -8.57%
10th Percentile £32,375 £28,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £43,750 £44,550
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,750 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.97% +8.57% -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1114 1154 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 87.85% 82.25% 86.47%
Number of salaries quoted 917 950 1321
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.01%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in South Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in South Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in South Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +3 10 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Doncaster - 6 £33,750 -
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) SDLC
3 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 8 (44.44%) QA
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) SOAP
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 7 (38.89%) Software Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Test Management
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (33.33%) SAP
6 5 (27.78%) XBRL
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) Unix
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) ISEB
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (27.78%) SOA
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 5 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
2 7 (38.89%) Selenium
3 5 (27.78%) Rational Functional Tester
3 5 (27.78%) SilkTest
4 1 (5.56%) eCATT
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) SOAP
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
1 7 (38.89%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) XBRL
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) WSDL
4 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) iPhone
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Android
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) SDLC
3 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 7 (38.89%) Software Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Test Management
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
6 5 (27.78%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) SOA
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
6 5 (27.78%) Wealth Management
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) C
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) SAP
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) HP