The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 93 98
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 3 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.24% 1.36% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.51% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 13
Median salary £37,500 £39,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -16.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £38,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1141 1321 1221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.28% 89.93% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1010 1004
Median salary £45,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.24% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing 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 in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Functional Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) GFS2
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago