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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 103 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.090% 0.27% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.28% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 11
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
1081 1417 1571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 97.39% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1123 1250
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 £30,000 £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%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Java SE
4 1 (14.29%) Home Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Tcl
4 1 (14.29%) Java

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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree