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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 96 96 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 1.06% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.26% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 17
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £61,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
973 1192 1670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.35% 84.06% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 777 1051 1454
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 9 December 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
Chester +7 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) RedGate
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) RedGate