The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 86 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -7
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £35,000 £28,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,050
% change year-on-year
- +7.96%
Functional Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
861 1541 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.66% 89.65% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 747 1204 1199
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +15 2 £30,000 +4.34%
Chester - 2 £35,000 -
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) JUnit
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (23.53%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) QA
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
8 2 (11.76%) Toad
8 2 (11.76%) B2B
8 2 (11.76%) XML

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Heroku
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JUnit
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) Grunt
2 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) NUnit
2 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.76%) Toad
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Android Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Gradle
3 1 (5.88%) JBuilder
3 1 (5.88%) RSpec
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) Material Design
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) Sass
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Wiki
3 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) B2B
6 2 (11.76%) Business Development
6 2 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) New Relic