The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 81 52 69
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 62 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.63% 4.26% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 4.96% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 54 50
Median salary £42,500 £41,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% +22.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
994 1249 1519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.03% 85.78% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 813 1106 1160
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 33 (64.71%) Degree
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (43.14%) Java
4 21 (41.18%) Computer Science
5 19 (37.25%) SQL
6 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 15 (29.41%) Web Services
7 15 (29.41%) HTML
7 15 (29.41%) Manual Testing
8 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
8 14 (27.45%) Unix
8 14 (27.45%) Finance
9 13 (25.49%) Scrum
9 13 (25.49%) QA
9 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
10 12 (23.53%) Automated Testing
10 12 (23.53%) Internet
11 11 (21.57%) Python
11 11 (21.57%) Windows
11 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
11 11 (21.57%) Selenium
12 9 (17.65%) Intranet
12 9 (17.65%) OO
12 9 (17.65%) Migration
12 9 (17.65%) Wireless
12 9 (17.65%) GIS
12 9 (17.65%) Magik
12 9 (17.65%) Smallworld
12 9 (17.65%) Data Migration
12 9 (17.65%) Defect Management

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (17.65%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) Internet
2 9 (17.65%) Intranet
2 9 (17.65%) Wireless
3 4 (7.84%) HTTP
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) SSL
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) GIS
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Selenium
2 6 (11.76%) Bugzilla
2 6 (11.76%) JIRA
3 5 (9.80%) JUnit
3 5 (9.80%) TestNG
3 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) Gatling
5 1 (1.96%) JMeter
5 1 (1.96%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (15.69%) Billing
4 3 (5.88%) Electronics
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Test Engineer
2 18 (35.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (23.53%) Test Automation Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) Tester
5 10 (19.61%) Developer
6 9 (17.65%) GIS Developer
6 9 (17.65%) Software Developer
7 8 (15.69%) Analyst
7 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
8 6 (11.76%) Web Engineer
8 6 (11.76%) Web Tester
9 5 (9.80%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Junior
10 3 (5.88%) Junior Tester
10 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) QA Tester
11 2 (3.92%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) HTML
1 15 (29.41%) Web Services
2 7 (13.73%) Reactive Extensions
2 7 (13.73%) WPF
3 6 (11.76%) CSS
4 4 (7.84%) REST
5 3 (5.88%) RESTful
5 3 (5.88%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.73%) Mathematics
3 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.80%) Statistics
5 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.88%) iPad
7 2 (3.92%) Fintech
8 1 (1.96%) Home Automation
8 1 (1.96%) Informatics
8 1 (1.96%) Smart Home
8 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Unix
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Manual Testing
3 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
4 13 (25.49%) Scrum
4 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
5 12 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Data Migration
6 9 (17.65%) Defect Management
6 9 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (17.65%) Migration
6 9 (17.65%) OO
7 8 (15.69%) CRM
7 8 (15.69%) Regression Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Usability Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.80%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Automation Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Open Source
10 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) Python
5 9 (17.65%) Magik
6 4 (7.84%) Perl
7 3 (5.88%) C
7 3 (5.88%) C#
8 2 (3.92%) C++
8 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (64.71%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) ISEB
3 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) EMC
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago