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 3 months to 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 58 59
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.17% 1.92% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.38% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 31
Median salary £53,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 696 546 850
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 90.74% 80.53% 88.27%
Number of salaries quoted 584 473 707
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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
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 3 months to 25 May 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
Doncaster - 4 - -
Sheffield -20 2 - - 1
Rotherham - 1 £52,500 -
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Test Management
4 6 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (35.71%) Behat
5 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
5 5 (35.71%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
5 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) Wealth Management
5 5 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) SilkTest
5 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
5 5 (35.71%) XBRL
5 5 (35.71%) ISEB
5 5 (35.71%) HP UFT

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 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
2 5 (35.71%) Rational Functional Tester
2 5 (35.71%) SilkTest
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
1 11 (78.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) Behat
1 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
1 5 (35.71%) XBRL
1 5 (35.71%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Exploratory Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Management
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 5 (35.71%) Wealth Management
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (28.57%) QMS
5 4 (28.57%) Resource Allocation
5 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 4 (28.57%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
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