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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 100 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 17 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.13% 1.21% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.44% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 13
Average salary £39,500 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.84% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1308 1390 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.85% 83.79% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1083 1028
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) TDD
3 17 (54.84%) Software Testing
3 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 17 (54.84%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (45.16%) Scrum
5 12 (38.71%) .NET
5 12 (38.71%) Java
5 12 (38.71%) Selenium
6 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
6 11 (35.48%) Finance
6 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (32.26%) ISEB
7 10 (32.26%) C#
8 9 (29.03%) HP UFT
8 9 (29.03%) Agile Testing
8 9 (29.03%) BDD
8 9 (29.03%) WorldPay
9 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
9 8 (25.81%) Degree
10 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
10 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
10 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
10 7 (22.58%) OO
10 7 (22.58%) Analytics
11 6 (19.35%) User Stories
11 6 (19.35%) User Experience
11 6 (19.35%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (19.35%) Python
11 6 (19.35%) Delphi

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) 802.15
1 4 (12.90%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Selenium
2 9 (29.03%) HP UFT
3 5 (16.13%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) JMeter
4 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) Test Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Automation Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) J2EE
2 5 (16.13%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) 802.1X
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
3 6 (19.35%) User Experience
4 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
4 5 (16.13%) Data Structures
5 4 (12.90%) Fintech
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) TDD
3 17 (54.84%) Non-Functional Testing
3 17 (54.84%) Software Testing
4 14 (45.16%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Testing
6 9 (29.03%) BDD
7 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
8 7 (22.58%) Analytics
8 7 (22.58%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
9 6 (19.35%) User Stories
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%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) Delphi
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) C
5 5 (16.13%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) WorldPay
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Badenoch & Clark
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Salary: Circa £34,120 DEO & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago