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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 97 99 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.67% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 14
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,625 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -4.29%
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
1151 1352 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.63% 96.99% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1143 1380
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Cross-Platform Development
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Hudson
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Protractor
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

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 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Hudson
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Protractor
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Cross-Platform Development
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago