Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 201 202
Rank change year-on-year +74 +1 +49
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 28 90 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.06% 1.23% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.35% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 87
Median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -5.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,325 £27,500
90th Percentile £46,650 £54,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%

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 2,474 6,662 8,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.57% 90.86% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,146 5,355 6,631
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Functional Testing in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Functional Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 September 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
North Yorkshire +85 13 £41,500 +18.57%
West Yorkshire +27 12 £35,000 -17.65% 2
South Yorkshire +32 3 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
3 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (46.43%) CSS
4 12 (42.86%) HTML
4 12 (42.86%) HTML5
5 11 (39.29%) Marketing
5 11 (39.29%) Finance
5 11 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
6 10 (35.71%) CSS3
6 10 (35.71%) Backbone.js
6 10 (35.71%) Ember.js
6 10 (35.71%) User Experience
6 10 (35.71%) Mobile Development
6 10 (35.71%) Performance Optimisation
6 10 (35.71%) Front End Development
6 10 (35.71%) Code Coverage
6 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 8 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (28.57%) API Testing
8 5 (17.86%) QA
9 3 (10.71%) RESTful
9 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) .NET
9 3 (10.71%) C#
9 3 (10.71%) Regression 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) AWS
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
1 11 (39.29%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Senior Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Head of QA
6 1 (3.57%) IT Change Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) HTML5
3 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 10 (35.71%) Backbone.js
3 10 (35.71%) CSS3
3 10 (35.71%) Ember.js
3 10 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 3 (10.71%) RESTful
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Core
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.57%) GraphQL
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js
6 1 (3.57%) React
6 1 (3.57%) Redux
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
3 11 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (35.71%) Code Coverage
4 10 (35.71%) Front End Development
4 10 (35.71%) Mobile Development
4 10 (35.71%) Performance Optimisation
5 8 (28.57%) API Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 8 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Coaching
6 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
6 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Requirements Gathering
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft