The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 125 139 136
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 5 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.082% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.10% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 17
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +26.47%
Functional Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1681 1951 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.78% 80.02% 77.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1573 1715
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Cambridgeshire

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon - 4 £55,000 -
Cambridge +14 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Functional Testing
East of England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) DECT
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) Electronics
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DECT
1 1 (11.11%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP