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 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 111 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 23 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.10% 0.87% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.03% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 21
Average salary £39,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.84% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1780 1941 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.29% 84.17% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1547 1445
Average salary £43,627 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.05% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Cambridge -4 17 £39,500 -16.84% 3
Functional Testing
East of England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Software Testing
3 18 (42.86%) TDD
3 18 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 17 (40.48%) SQL
5 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 15 (35.71%) .NET
7 14 (33.33%) ISEB
7 14 (33.33%) Scrum
8 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (28.57%) Selenium
9 12 (28.57%) Java
10 11 (26.19%) Regression Testing
10 11 (26.19%) Finance
10 11 (26.19%) Test Strategy
11 10 (23.81%) C#
12 9 (21.43%) HP UFT
12 9 (21.43%) Degree
12 9 (21.43%) BDD
12 9 (21.43%) Agile Testing
12 9 (21.43%) WorldPay
13 8 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
13 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
13 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
14 7 (16.67%) OO
14 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
14 7 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (16.67%) Analytics
15 6 (14.29%) User Stories

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) 802.15
1 4 (9.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) HP UFT
3 5 (11.90%) JIRA
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) JMeter
5 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
1 12 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Test Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Junior
8 2 (4.76%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 5 (11.90%) J2EE
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
4 4 (9.52%) 802.1X
4 4 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 6 (14.29%) User Experience
5 5 (11.90%) Algorithms
5 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
6 4 (9.52%) Fintech
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Software Testing
3 18 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 18 (42.86%) TDD
4 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 14 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (26.19%) Regression Testing
6 11 (26.19%) Test Strategy
7 9 (21.43%) Agile Testing
7 9 (21.43%) BDD
8 8 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
8 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Analytics
9 7 (16.67%) OO
10 6 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 6 (14.29%) Stress Testing
10 6 (14.29%) User Stories
11 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) Delphi
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) C
5 5 (11.90%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) ISEB
2 9 (21.43%) Degree
3 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) WorldPay
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Badenoch & Clark
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Salary: Circa £34,120 DEO & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago