Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 127 182
Rank change year-on-year -90 +55 +10
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 45 170 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.66% 2.21% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 2.42% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 38 165 94
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,700 £31,250 £23,875
90th Percentile £43,750 £55,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6241 7021 8375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.50% 91.26% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5245 6016 6720
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,900 £65,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Leeds -71 38 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Wakefield - 4 £40,000 -
Halifax +28 2 £27,500 -
Bradford -27 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 34 (75.56%) Test Automation
2 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) ISTQB
4 18 (40.00%) TDD
4 18 (40.00%) SQL
5 17 (37.78%) Black-Box Testing
6 16 (35.56%) BDD
6 16 (35.56%) ISEB
7 13 (28.89%) QA
8 12 (26.67%) Scrum
9 11 (24.44%) Selenium
9 11 (24.44%) Integration Testing
10 10 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
11 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
13 7 (15.56%) Security Testing
13 7 (15.56%) Selenium IDE
13 7 (15.56%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
14 6 (13.33%) Test Management
15 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
15 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
15 5 (11.11%) Web Testing
16 4 (8.89%) Finance
16 4 (8.89%) Kanban
16 4 (8.89%) API Testing
16 4 (8.89%) Scenario Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) Appium
4 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.22%) MSTest
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Analyst
2 26 (57.78%) Test Analyst
3 17 (37.78%) Functional Analyst
3 17 (37.78%) Functional Test Analyst
3 17 (37.78%) Test Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Functional Test Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Manual Test Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Tester
6 6 (13.33%) Web Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Web Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) SOAP
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) J2EE
3 1 (2.22%) Java EE
3 1 (2.22%) JSF
3 1 (2.22%) JSP
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Test Automation
2 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) TDD
4 17 (37.78%) Black-Box Testing
5 16 (35.56%) BDD
6 12 (26.67%) Scrum
7 11 (24.44%) Integration Testing
8 10 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
11 7 (15.56%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (15.56%) Security Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
11 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Test Management
13 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
13 5 (11.11%) Web Testing
14 4 (8.89%) API Testing
14 4 (8.89%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) Java 9
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) ISTQB
2 16 (35.56%) ISEB
3 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) HP
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Capita