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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 99 94 104
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.16% 0.88% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.91% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 17
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +26.86%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1176 1314 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.55% 96.33% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1145 1363
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) QA

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 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
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Posted: 21 minutes ago
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