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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 102 127 118
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.070% 0.11% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.13% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.00%
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
1170 1500 1425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.11% 80.13% 78.90%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1217 1231
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) TTCN
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) TETRA
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TETRA
1 1 (16.67%) DECT
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) TTCN
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree