Period
to 18 February 2020

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 6 months to 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 197 236
Rank change year-on-year +73 +39 -76
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 125 72 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.04% 0.99% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.07% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 77 57 74
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -20.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,300 £23,500 £28,600
90th Percentile £59,000 £56,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,592 6,709 9,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.16% 92.65% 92.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4,595 5,462 7,819
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,512 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 February 2020.

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 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +77 97 £45,000 +20.00% 8
North Yorkshire +13 15 £34,500 +6.15% 4
South Yorkshire +13 12 £39,000 +9.86% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £42,000 -
Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 90 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (66.40%) Test Automation
3 54 (43.20%) Software Testing
4 44 (35.20%) Defect Management
5 41 (32.80%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (32.00%) Business Analysis
6 40 (32.00%) DevOps
7 36 (28.80%) Continuous Delivery
7 36 (28.80%) JIRA
8 35 (28.00%) DNA
9 31 (24.80%) API Testing
10 26 (20.80%) QA
10 26 (20.80%) Selenium
10 26 (20.80%) Scrum
11 25 (20.00%) Performance Testing
12 23 (18.40%) Confluence
12 23 (18.40%) Test Strategy
12 23 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (16.80%) Non-Functional Testing
14 18 (14.40%) Cucumber
14 18 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (12.80%) Regression Testing
16 14 (11.20%) Mentoring
17 13 (10.40%) System Integration Testing
17 13 (10.40%) BDD
17 13 (10.40%) REST
18 11 (8.80%) JMeter
18 11 (8.80%) Test Scripting
18 11 (8.80%) Integration Testing
18 11 (8.80%) SDET

Functional Testing
Co-occurring 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 23 (18.40%) Confluence
2 7 (5.60%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) G Suite
1 7 (5.60%) Office 365
2 5 (4.00%) Azure
3 4 (3.20%) AWS
4 3 (2.40%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (28.80%) JIRA
2 26 (20.80%) Selenium
3 18 (14.40%) Cucumber
3 18 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (8.80%) JMeter
5 10 (8.00%) Postman
5 10 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (6.40%) WebDriver
7 7 (5.60%) Appium
7 7 (5.60%) LoadRunner
8 6 (4.80%) LINQPad
8 6 (4.80%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.20%) Gatling
10 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
10 4 (3.20%) gulp
10 4 (3.20%) webpack
11 3 (2.40%) Protractor
11 3 (2.40%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (5.60%) Games
2 4 (3.20%) Law
2 4 (3.20%) Legal
3 3 (2.40%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 49 (39.20%) Analyst
2 41 (32.80%) Test Analyst
3 29 (23.20%) Test Leader
4 19 (15.20%) Agile Test Manager
4 19 (15.20%) Test Manager
5 16 (12.80%) Test Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Tester
7 9 (7.20%) Automation Tester
7 9 (7.20%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.20%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Functional Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Senior Functional Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Senior Test Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Test Consultant
10 6 (4.80%) QA Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.40%) REST
2 10 (8.00%) Web Services
3 8 (6.40%) .NET
4 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.20%) CSS
4 4 (3.20%) HTML
4 4 (3.20%) Node.js
4 4 (3.20%) Vue.js
5 3 (2.40%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.40%) GraphQL
5 3 (2.40%) Laravel
5 3 (2.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) Renewable Energy
2 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.20%) User Experience
4 3 (2.40%) NHS
5 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.60%) PMI
5 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) Windows
2 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (66.40%) Test Automation
3 54 (43.20%) Software Testing
4 44 (35.20%) Defect Management
5 41 (32.80%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (32.00%) Business Analysis
6 40 (32.00%) DevOps
7 36 (28.80%) Continuous Delivery
8 35 (28.00%) DNA
9 31 (24.80%) API Testing
10 26 (20.80%) Scrum
11 25 (20.00%) Performance Testing
12 23 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (18.40%) Test Strategy
13 21 (16.80%) Non-Functional Testing
14 16 (12.80%) Regression Testing
15 14 (11.20%) Mentoring
16 13 (10.40%) BDD
16 13 (10.40%) System Integration Testing
17 11 (8.80%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.20%) SQL
2 7 (5.60%) Java
2 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.80%) C#
4 3 (2.40%) PHP
5 2 (1.60%) Python
6 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) ISEB
2 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.60%) Google
1 7 (5.60%) HP
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.40%) Aderant
2 3 (2.40%) IBM
2 3 (2.40%) Rackspace