The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 151 184 115
Rank change year-on-year +33 -69  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 77 71 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.46% 1.10% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.25% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72 62 163
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -2.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £43,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4801 5682 6612
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 90.74% 88.08% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 4712 5302
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +44 66 £42,500 +21.42% 3
South Yorkshire +5 6 £25,000 -26.47%
North Yorkshire -8 5 £30,000 -7.69%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 155 (82.45%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (53.72%) ISEB
3 97 (51.60%) Selenium
4 92 (48.94%) ISTQB
5 88 (46.81%) Test Strategy
6 85 (45.21%) Test Automation
6 85 (45.21%) SQL
7 77 (40.96%) QA
8 75 (39.89%) Waterfall
8 75 (39.89%) Cucumber
9 67 (35.64%) Scrum
10 66 (35.11%) Regression Testing
10 66 (35.11%) Software Testing
11 63 (33.51%) Java
12 57 (30.32%) Defect Tracking
13 55 (29.26%) Test Management
14 53 (28.19%) Kanban
15 51 (27.13%) Mentoring
16 50 (26.60%) Web Testing
17 47 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 47 (25.00%) Software Delivery
18 45 (23.94%) Oracle
19 44 (23.40%) Logistics
19 44 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
20 43 (22.87%) Finance
20 43 (22.87%) E-Commerce
21 42 (22.34%) Relational Database
22 41 (21.81%) TDD
23 37 (19.68%) Non-Functional Testing
24 35 (18.62%) .NET

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (2.13%) Confluence
2 2 (1.06%) IIS
2 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Demantra
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.19%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.34%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.72%) MySQL
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 97 (51.60%) Selenium
2 75 (39.89%) Cucumber
3 33 (17.55%) SoapUI
4 26 (13.83%) JIRA
5 21 (11.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (9.04%) WebDriver
7 15 (7.98%) Jenkins
8 10 (5.32%) LoadRunner
9 7 (3.72%) Git (software)
10 6 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.19%) Robot Framework
10 6 (3.19%) RSpec
10 6 (3.19%) YouTrack
10 6 (3.19%) Zephyr
11 5 (2.66%) JMeter
11 5 (2.66%) MSTest
12 4 (2.13%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.60%) HP UFT
13 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.06%) EasyMock
General
1 43 (22.87%) Finance
2 29 (15.43%) Legal
3 28 (14.89%) Retail
4 24 (12.77%) Banking
5 5 (2.66%) Advertising
6 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (40.43%) Test Engineer
2 51 (27.13%) Senior Test Engineer
3 33 (17.55%) Analyst
4 30 (15.96%) Test Analyst
5 27 (14.36%) Tester
6 26 (13.83%) Test Manager
7 25 (13.30%) Web Engineer
8 24 (12.77%) Test Automation Engineer
9 17 (9.04%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 17 (9.04%) Senior Web Engineer
10 15 (7.98%) Developer
11 12 (6.38%) QA Tester
12 11 (5.85%) Consultant
13 10 (5.32%) Test Consultant
14 9 (4.79%) Software Tester
15 8 (4.26%) Automation Tester
15 8 (4.26%) Developer in Test
16 7 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
16 7 (3.72%) Senior Test Analyst
16 7 (3.72%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.62%) .NET
2 31 (16.49%) SOAP
3 15 (7.98%) HTML
4 11 (5.85%) XML
5 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.79%) WPF
7 7 (3.72%) CSS
7 7 (3.72%) JSON
7 7 (3.72%) REST
8 6 (3.19%) Ajax
8 6 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (3.19%) Gherkin
8 6 (3.19%) WinForms
9 5 (2.66%) Behat
9 5 (2.66%) LLBLGen Pro
10 4 (2.13%) Web Services
11 2 (1.06%) jQuery
11 2 (1.06%) LAMP
11 2 (1.06%) PowerMock
11 2 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.53%) e-Health
4 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.53%) Fintech
4 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.53%) NHS
4 1 (0.53%) User Experience
4 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.51%) Windows
2 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.13%) Linux
4 2 (1.06%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (82.45%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (46.81%) Test Strategy
3 85 (45.21%) Test Automation
4 75 (39.89%) Waterfall
5 67 (35.64%) Scrum
6 66 (35.11%) Regression Testing
6 66 (35.11%) Software Testing
7 57 (30.32%) Defect Tracking
8 55 (29.26%) Test Management
9 53 (28.19%) Kanban
10 51 (27.13%) Mentoring
11 50 (26.60%) Web Testing
12 47 (25.00%) Software Delivery
13 44 (23.40%) Logistics
13 44 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (22.87%) E-Commerce
15 41 (21.81%) TDD
16 37 (19.68%) Non-Functional Testing
17 31 (16.49%) Test Scripting
18 28 (14.89%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 85 (45.21%) SQL
2 63 (33.51%) Java
3 22 (11.70%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.45%) C#
5 12 (6.38%) Ruby
6 8 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.72%) VB
8 6 (3.19%) Python
8 6 (3.19%) VB6
9 5 (2.66%) Scala
10 2 (1.06%) C
10 2 (1.06%) C++
10 2 (1.06%) Perl
10 2 (1.06%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 101 (53.72%) ISEB
2 92 (48.94%) ISTQB
3 47 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (40.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (23.94%) Oracle
2 8 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.66%) HP
4 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.53%) Apple
5 1 (0.53%) TOWER Software
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