The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 102 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.18% 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Median salary £37,500 £46,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1092 1399 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.15% 97.15% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1119 1238
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Cambridge region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Cambridge

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Gatling
4 1 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) X.509
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Gatling
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago