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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 98 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 11 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.89% 0.85% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.02% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 8
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
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
1067 1177 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.40% 83.24% 82.88%
Number of salaries quoted 866 999 1268
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) .NET
2 20 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 17 (56.67%) SQL
4 16 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (50.00%) Degree
5 15 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
7 12 (40.00%) C#
7 12 (40.00%) OO
7 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
7 12 (40.00%) Test Strategy
7 12 (40.00%) Analytics
8 11 (36.67%) User Stories
8 11 (36.67%) User Experience
8 11 (36.67%) Delphi
8 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
8 11 (36.67%) Regression Testing
8 11 (36.67%) Finance
9 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 9 (30.00%) TDD
11 8 (26.67%) Agile Testing
11 8 (26.67%) BDD
11 8 (26.67%) Fintech
11 8 (26.67%) WorldPay
12 6 (20.00%) Selenium
12 6 (20.00%) Scrum
12 6 (20.00%) Java
13 5 (16.67%) Web Services
13 5 (16.67%) J2EE

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 11 (36.67%) Test Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Developer in Test
5 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) J2EE
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 11 (36.67%) User Experience
5 8 (26.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 12 (40.00%) Analytics
4 12 (40.00%) OO
4 12 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 11 (36.67%) Regression Testing
5 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
5 11 (36.67%) User Stories
6 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 9 (30.00%) TDD
8 8 (26.67%) Agile Testing
8 8 (26.67%) BDD
9 6 (20.00%) Scrum
10 5 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) SOA
10 5 (16.67%) Stress Testing
10 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) Delphi
4 6 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) WorldPay
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft