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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 136 106
Rank change year-on-year -54 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 39 110 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.73% 1.98% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.20% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 30 98 139
Median salary £36,250 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.60% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,875
% change year-on-year - -2.14%  

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 4892 4998 6088
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.47% 89.76% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4108 4182 4982
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 £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 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 25 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
West Yorkshire -36 25 £37,500 -6.25% 7
South Yorkshire -13 10 £55,000 +48.64% 1
North Yorkshire -15 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 89 (76.72%) Test Automation
2 86 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (56.03%) ISEB
4 60 (51.72%) ISTQB
5 48 (41.38%) Selenium
6 47 (40.52%) Test Strategy
7 44 (37.93%) QA
8 41 (35.34%) Software Testing
8 41 (35.34%) Test Management
9 40 (34.48%) SQL
10 38 (32.76%) Waterfall
11 36 (31.03%) Regression Testing
12 33 (28.45%) Java
13 31 (26.72%) Cucumber
14 30 (25.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 29 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
16 28 (24.14%) Oracle
17 27 (23.28%) Web Testing
18 26 (22.41%) Software Delivery
18 26 (22.41%) Scrum
18 26 (22.41%) TDD
19 25 (21.55%) SOAP
19 25 (21.55%) Non-Functional Testing
20 24 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
21 23 (19.83%) E-Commerce
21 23 (19.83%) Kanban
21 23 (19.83%) Mentoring
22 21 (18.10%) Relational Database
22 21 (18.10%) Finance
23 19 (16.38%) Logistics

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 5 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) FastStats
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.03%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (41.38%) Selenium
2 31 (26.72%) Cucumber
3 18 (15.52%) SoapUI
4 13 (11.21%) JIRA
5 8 (6.90%) HP UFT
6 7 (6.03%) LoadRunner
6 7 (6.03%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.17%) Zephyr
8 5 (4.31%) Rational Functional Tester
8 5 (4.31%) SilkTest
9 3 (2.59%) MSTest
9 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.86%) eCATT
11 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.86%) JMeter
11 1 (0.86%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 16 (13.79%) Banking
3 14 (12.07%) Legal
3 14 (12.07%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (41.38%) Test Engineer
2 30 (25.86%) Analyst
3 25 (21.55%) Senior Test Engineer
4 24 (20.69%) Test Analyst
5 15 (12.93%) Test Manager
5 15 (12.93%) Tester
6 14 (12.07%) Test Automation Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) Web Engineer
8 11 (9.48%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (9.48%) Senior Web Engineer
9 9 (7.76%) Functional Test Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Consultant
11 6 (5.17%) Test Automation Consultant
11 6 (5.17%) Test Consultant
12 5 (4.31%) Agile Tester
12 5 (4.31%) Functional Analyst
12 5 (4.31%) Functional Test Analyst
12 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (3.45%) QA Analyst
14 3 (2.59%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.55%) SOAP
2 13 (11.21%) .NET
3 11 (9.48%) XML
4 6 (5.17%) HTML
4 6 (5.17%) REST
4 6 (5.17%) Web Services
5 5 (4.31%) Behat
5 5 (4.31%) Gherkin
5 5 (4.31%) XBRL
6 4 (3.45%) WPF
7 2 (1.72%) LAMP
8 1 (0.86%) CSS
8 1 (0.86%) CSS3
8 1 (0.86%) HTML5
8 1 (0.86%) J2EE
8 1 (0.86%) JMS
8 1 (0.86%) jQuery
8 1 (0.86%) JSP
8 1 (0.86%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.86%) Fintech
4 1 (0.86%) User Experience
4 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) Linux
2 5 (4.31%) Unix
3 3 (2.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (76.72%) Test Automation
2 86 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (40.52%) Test Strategy
4 41 (35.34%) Software Testing
4 41 (35.34%) Test Management
5 38 (32.76%) Waterfall
6 36 (31.03%) Regression Testing
7 29 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
8 27 (23.28%) Web Testing
9 26 (22.41%) Scrum
9 26 (22.41%) Software Delivery
9 26 (22.41%) TDD
10 25 (21.55%) Non-Functional Testing
11 24 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (19.83%) E-Commerce
12 23 (19.83%) Kanban
12 23 (19.83%) Mentoring
13 19 (16.38%) Integration Testing
13 19 (16.38%) Logistics
13 19 (16.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.48%) SQL
2 33 (28.45%) Java
3 7 (6.03%) C#
4 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.72%) PHP
5 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.86%) Python
6 1 (0.86%) Ruby
6 1 (0.86%) Scala
6 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (56.03%) ISEB
2 60 (51.72%) ISTQB
3 30 (25.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.17%) Degree
5 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.72%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.86%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (37.93%) QA
2 4 (3.45%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (24.14%) Oracle
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.17%) SAP
4 5 (4.31%) HP
5 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, flexi work
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Card Factory
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago