The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 104 100 107
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 6 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 1.48% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.51% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 22
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £23,300 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £50,000 £41,350
UK excluding London median salary £32,750 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Software Tester
Cambridgeshire

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
1291 1458 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.49% 98.31% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1060 1231 1502
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (40.00%) Hudson
3 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Replication
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) JMeter
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum

Software 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) Hudson
3 4 (40.00%) JMeter
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Protractor
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (40.00%) User Stories
2 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 5 days ago