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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 78 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 31 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.51% 2.26% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.72% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 42
Median salary £35,396 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.55% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £52,000
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
1067 1177 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.40% 83.24% 82.88%
Number of salaries quoted 866 999 1268
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.10%) Degree
3 23 (31.51%) Scrum
3 23 (31.51%) Java
3 23 (31.51%) Test Automation
4 20 (27.40%) Automated Testing
4 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (26.03%) Selenium
5 19 (26.03%) ISEB
6 16 (21.92%) QA
7 15 (20.55%) Linux
7 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
8 14 (19.18%) SQL
8 14 (19.18%) Web Services
8 14 (19.18%) TDD
8 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
8 14 (19.18%) Functional Testing
9 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (17.81%) ISTQB
10 12 (16.44%) Python
10 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
10 12 (16.44%) Manual Testing
11 11 (15.07%) Windows
11 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
11 11 (15.07%) Perl
11 11 (15.07%) Regression Testing
11 11 (15.07%) Automation Testing
12 10 (13.70%) Agile Testing
12 10 (13.70%) Fintech
13 9 (12.33%) Non-Functional Testing

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 2 (2.74%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Selenium
2 7 (9.59%) JIRA
3 5 (6.85%) Bugzilla
3 5 (6.85%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.37%) Protractor
5 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Electronics
2 3 (4.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Test Engineer
2 22 (30.14%) Software Test Engineer
3 19 (26.03%) Test Automation Engineer
3 19 (26.03%) Tester
4 14 (19.18%) Analyst
5 13 (17.81%) Test Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Developer
7 9 (12.33%) Web Engineer
7 9 (12.33%) Web Tester
8 8 (10.96%) Java Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Developer in Test
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Tester
10 4 (5.48%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Software Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Mechanical Design Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) Web Services
2 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) REST
3 5 (6.85%) J2EE
4 4 (5.48%) MyBatis
5 3 (4.11%) CSS
5 3 (4.11%) HTML
6 2 (2.74%) LAMP
6 2 (2.74%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (2.74%) WPF
7 1 (1.37%) RESTful
7 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
3 10 (13.70%) Fintech
4 6 (8.22%) Biology
4 6 (8.22%) iPad
4 6 (8.22%) Visualisation
5 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.48%) Informatics
7 2 (2.74%) Life Science
7 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Linux
2 11 (15.07%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.48%) Unix
5 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) Scrum
2 23 (31.51%) Test Automation
3 20 (27.40%) Automated Testing
4 14 (19.18%) Functional Testing
4 14 (19.18%) TDD
4 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
5 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (16.44%) Manual Testing
7 11 (15.07%) Automation Testing
7 11 (15.07%) Regression Testing
8 10 (13.70%) Agile Testing
9 9 (12.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (10.96%) BDD
10 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.22%) Bioinformatics
11 6 (8.22%) Load Testing
11 6 (8.22%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.22%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) Java
2 14 (19.18%) SQL
3 12 (16.44%) Python
4 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.07%) Perl
5 2 (2.74%) C
5 2 (2.74%) C#
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (41.10%) Degree
2 19 (26.03%) ISEB
3 13 (17.81%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.74%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) WorldPay
3 3 (4.11%) EMC
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago