Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 156 175
Rank change year-on-year -91 +19 +30
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 66 217 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.67% 1.94% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 2.17% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 55 205 164
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,500 £50,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 8833 10012 11948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.08% 89.48% 90.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7387 8424 9728
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire -86 48 £37,500 -11.76% 2
South Yorkshire +5 15 £43,750 +16.67% 1
North Yorkshire -15 3 £38,500 +18.46%
Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 44 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.88%) ISTQB
4 23 (34.85%) TDD
5 22 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 21 (31.82%) SQL
6 21 (31.82%) BDD
7 19 (28.79%) QA
7 19 (28.79%) ISEB
8 18 (27.27%) Scrum
8 18 (27.27%) Black-Box Testing
9 16 (24.24%) Selenium
10 13 (19.70%) Integration Testing
10 13 (19.70%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (13.64%) Test Management
12 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
12 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
12 9 (13.64%) SDLC
13 8 (12.12%) Test Strategy
13 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (10.61%) Security Testing
14 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.61%) Selenium IDE
14 7 (10.61%) Defect Tracking
15 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
15 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
15 6 (9.09%) Scenario Testing

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 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.52%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Selenium
2 7 (10.61%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
4 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.03%) NUnit
6 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.52%) Appium
7 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.52%) eCATT
7 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.52%) MSTest
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.52%) Subversion
7 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Analyst
2 30 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 18 (27.27%) Functional Analyst
3 18 (27.27%) Functional Test Analyst
3 18 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 14 (21.21%) Tester
5 11 (16.67%) Functional Test Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Manual Test Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Web Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.55%) Junior
9 3 (4.55%) Junior Tester
9 3 (4.55%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
1 6 (9.09%) SOAP
2 4 (6.06%) Web Services
2 4 (6.06%) XML
3 2 (3.03%) REST
3 2 (3.03%) WPF
3 2 (3.03%) WSDL
4 1 (1.52%) J2EE
4 1 (1.52%) Java EE
4 1 (1.52%) JSF
4 1 (1.52%) JSP
4 1 (1.52%) LAMP
4 1 (1.52%) Middleware
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.58%) iPhone
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.85%) TDD
4 22 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 21 (31.82%) BDD
6 18 (27.27%) Black-Box Testing
6 18 (27.27%) Scrum
7 13 (19.70%) Exploratory Testing
7 13 (19.70%) Integration Testing
8 11 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (13.64%) SDLC
9 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
9 9 (13.64%) Test Management
9 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (12.12%) Test Strategy
11 7 (10.61%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (10.61%) Security Testing
11 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) Java
3 5 (7.58%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) C
4 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) Java 9
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (37.88%) ISTQB
2 19 (28.79%) ISEB
3 11 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Capita
2 3 (4.55%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) SAP