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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 157 135
Rank change year-on-year +38 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 64 50 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.77% 1.12% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.26% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 63 40 86
Median salary £42,500 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.92% -3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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 3266 3979 4547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 90.40% 89.48% 89.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2900 3278 3583
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +40 54 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Huddersfield - 5 £47,500 -
Bradford -11 3 £28,500 -12.30%
Pudsey - 1 £50,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £32,500 -
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 136 (86.08%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (57.59%) ISEB
3 88 (55.70%) Selenium
4 87 (55.06%) ISTQB
5 80 (50.63%) Test Strategy
6 78 (49.37%) SQL
7 77 (48.73%) Test Automation
8 70 (44.30%) Cucumber
9 69 (43.67%) Waterfall
10 64 (40.51%) Scrum
11 60 (37.97%) QA
12 58 (36.71%) Java
13 56 (35.44%) Software Testing
14 53 (33.54%) Defect Tracking
15 52 (32.91%) Regression Testing
16 50 (31.65%) Web Testing
16 50 (31.65%) Kanban
17 49 (31.01%) Test Management
18 44 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 44 (27.85%) Software Delivery
19 43 (27.22%) Mentoring
19 43 (27.22%) Oracle
20 42 (26.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 41 (25.95%) E-Commerce
22 40 (25.32%) Finance
23 38 (24.05%) TDD
23 38 (24.05%) Relational Database
24 36 (22.78%) Logistics
25 34 (21.52%) Non-Functional Testing
26 31 (19.62%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.63%) Demantra
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.05%) Relational Database
2 13 (8.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.63%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 88 (55.70%) Selenium
2 70 (44.30%) Cucumber
3 31 (19.62%) SoapUI
4 15 (9.49%) JIRA
5 13 (8.23%) Jenkins
5 13 (8.23%) WebDriver
6 11 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (6.33%) LoadRunner
8 7 (4.43%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (3.80%) Robot Framework
9 6 (3.80%) RSpec
9 6 (3.80%) Zephyr
10 5 (3.16%) MSTest
11 4 (2.53%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.53%) JMeter
12 2 (1.27%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.63%) Ranorex
General
1 40 (25.32%) Finance
2 28 (17.72%) Legal
3 25 (15.82%) Retail
4 23 (14.56%) Banking
5 5 (3.16%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (45.57%) Test Engineer
2 49 (31.01%) Senior Test Engineer
3 24 (15.19%) Web Engineer
4 23 (14.56%) Test Automation Engineer
5 22 (13.92%) Test Manager
6 19 (12.03%) Analyst
6 19 (12.03%) Tester
7 18 (11.39%) Test Analyst
8 17 (10.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 17 (10.76%) Senior Web Engineer
9 14 (8.86%) Developer
10 12 (7.59%) QA Tester
11 11 (6.96%) Consultant
12 10 (6.33%) Test Consultant
13 8 (5.06%) Developer in Test
14 7 (4.43%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (4.43%) Senior Test Analyst
15 6 (3.80%) C# Developer
15 6 (3.80%) Lead Test Analyst
15 6 (3.80%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.99%) SOAP
2 26 (16.46%) .NET
3 14 (8.86%) HTML
4 10 (6.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.06%) XML
6 7 (4.43%) CSS
6 7 (4.43%) JSON
6 7 (4.43%) REST
6 7 (4.43%) WPF
7 6 (3.80%) Ajax
7 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (3.80%) WinForms
8 5 (3.16%) LLBLGen Pro
9 2 (1.27%) jQuery
9 2 (1.27%) Web Services
10 1 (0.63%) DHTML
10 1 (0.63%) J2EE
10 1 (0.63%) JSP
10 1 (0.63%) Servlets
10 1 (0.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.53%) Driving Licence
2 3 (1.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.63%) e-Health
4 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.63%) Fintech
4 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.63%) NHS
4 1 (0.63%) User Experience
4 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.16%) Windows
2 2 (1.27%) Linux
2 2 (1.27%) Unix
3 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (86.08%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (50.63%) Test Strategy
3 77 (48.73%) Test Automation
4 69 (43.67%) Waterfall
5 64 (40.51%) Scrum
6 56 (35.44%) Software Testing
7 53 (33.54%) Defect Tracking
8 52 (32.91%) Regression Testing
9 50 (31.65%) Kanban
9 50 (31.65%) Web Testing
10 49 (31.01%) Test Management
11 44 (27.85%) Software Delivery
11 44 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (27.22%) Mentoring
13 41 (25.95%) E-Commerce
14 38 (24.05%) TDD
15 36 (22.78%) Logistics
16 34 (21.52%) Non-Functional Testing
17 23 (14.56%) Process Improvement
18 21 (13.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 78 (49.37%) SQL
2 58 (36.71%) Java
3 21 (13.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.59%) Ruby
5 11 (6.96%) C#
6 7 (4.43%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.43%) VB
7 6 (3.80%) Python
7 6 (3.80%) VB6
8 5 (3.16%) Scala
9 2 (1.27%) C
9 2 (1.27%) C++
9 2 (1.27%) Perl
9 2 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 91 (57.59%) ISEB
2 87 (55.06%) ISTQB
3 42 (26.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (37.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (27.22%) Oracle
2 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.53%) HP
4 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.63%) Apple
5 1 (0.63%) TOWER Software
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago