The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 125 96
Rank change year-on-year -38 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 25 78 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.71% 1.97% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 2.16% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 66 84
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 £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3240 3618 4141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 92.49% 91.53% 90.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2716 3025 3288
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in West Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in West Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leeds -24 21 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Halifax - 2 £27,500 -
Huddersfield - 2 £48,750 -
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 74 (81.32%) Test Automation
2 73 (80.22%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (60.44%) ISEB
4 53 (58.24%) ISTQB
5 42 (46.15%) Test Strategy
6 39 (42.86%) Selenium
7 37 (40.66%) Software Testing
8 34 (37.36%) QA
8 34 (37.36%) SQL
9 33 (36.26%) Regression Testing
9 33 (36.26%) Waterfall
10 31 (34.07%) Cucumber
10 31 (34.07%) Test Management
11 29 (31.87%) Defect Tracking
12 27 (29.67%) Web Testing
13 26 (28.57%) Scrum
13 26 (28.57%) Software Delivery
14 25 (27.47%) TDD
14 25 (27.47%) Java
15 24 (26.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (25.27%) Kanban
16 23 (25.27%) Oracle
17 22 (24.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 22 (24.18%) Mentoring
18 21 (23.08%) E-Commerce
18 21 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
19 20 (21.98%) SOAP
19 20 (21.98%) Relational Database
20 18 (19.78%) Logistics
21 17 (18.68%) SoapUI

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (42.86%) Selenium
2 31 (34.07%) Cucumber
3 17 (18.68%) SoapUI
4 9 (9.89%) JIRA
5 6 (6.59%) LoadRunner
5 6 (6.59%) Zephyr
6 4 (4.40%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.30%) MSTest
8 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.10%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.10%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
1 14 (15.38%) Legal
2 11 (12.09%) Banking
2 11 (12.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) Back Office
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (51.65%) Test Engineer
2 25 (27.47%) Senior Test Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Analyst
3 14 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 13 (14.29%) Web Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Senior Web Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Test Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) Tester
6 9 (9.89%) Functional Test Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Test Automation Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Test Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Functional Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Functional Test Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Agile Tester
11 3 (3.30%) Java Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) QA Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.98%) SOAP
2 6 (6.59%) REST
3 3 (3.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.10%) CSS
4 1 (1.10%) CSS3
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) HTML5
4 1 (1.10%) J2EE
4 1 (1.10%) JMS
4 1 (1.10%) jQuery
4 1 (1.10%) JSP
4 1 (1.10%) Servlets
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.10%) Fintech
3 1 (1.10%) User Experience
3 1 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (81.32%) Test Automation
2 73 (80.22%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 37 (40.66%) Software Testing
5 33 (36.26%) Regression Testing
5 33 (36.26%) Waterfall
6 31 (34.07%) Test Management
7 29 (31.87%) Defect Tracking
8 27 (29.67%) Web Testing
9 26 (28.57%) Scrum
9 26 (28.57%) Software Delivery
10 25 (27.47%) TDD
11 24 (26.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (25.27%) Kanban
13 22 (24.18%) Mentoring
14 21 (23.08%) E-Commerce
14 21 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
15 18 (19.78%) Logistics
16 17 (18.68%) Integration Testing
17 15 (16.48%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) SQL
2 25 (27.47%) Java
3 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.20%) C#
4 2 (2.20%) PHP
5 1 (1.10%) Python
5 1 (1.10%) Ruby
5 1 (1.10%) Scala
5 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (60.44%) ISEB
2 53 (58.24%) ISTQB
3 22 (24.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (37.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Oracle
2 4 (4.40%) HP
3 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
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