The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 91 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 17 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.16% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 14
Average salary £39,500 £46,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.59% +21.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Functional Testing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1186 1208 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.69% 82.12% 82.66%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1017 1262
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Non-Functional Testing
3 19 (61.29%) .NET
4 17 (54.84%) SQL
5 16 (51.61%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
6 15 (48.39%) Degree
6 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
7 13 (41.94%) Test Strategy
8 12 (38.71%) Analytics
8 12 (38.71%) C#
8 12 (38.71%) OO
8 12 (38.71%) Finance
8 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
9 11 (35.48%) User Experience
9 11 (35.48%) Regression Testing
9 11 (35.48%) TDD
9 11 (35.48%) Delphi
9 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
9 11 (35.48%) User Stories
10 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
11 9 (29.03%) Agile Testing
11 9 (29.03%) BDD
11 9 (29.03%) WorldPay
12 8 (25.81%) Fintech
13 7 (22.58%) Selenium
13 7 (22.58%) Java
13 7 (22.58%) Scrum
14 6 (19.35%) ISEB
14 6 (19.35%) HP UFT

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) HP UFT
3 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Software Test Engineer
1 12 (38.71%) Test Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Developer in Test
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) J2EE
2 5 (16.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
3 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
4 11 (35.48%) User Experience
5 8 (25.81%) Fintech
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
4 13 (41.94%) Test Strategy
5 12 (38.71%) Analytics
5 12 (38.71%) OO
6 11 (35.48%) Regression Testing
6 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
6 11 (35.48%) TDD
6 11 (35.48%) User Stories
7 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
8 9 (29.03%) Agile Testing
8 9 (29.03%) BDD
9 7 (22.58%) Scrum
10 5 (16.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (16.13%) SOA
10 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (16.13%) V-Model
11 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) C#
3 11 (35.48%) Delphi
4 7 (22.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) WorldPay
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
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