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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 75 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 33 25 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.82% 1.72% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.00% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 39
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
989 1248 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.46% 85.89% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1053 1208
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 30 June 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (53.33%) Degree
3 27 (36.00%) Java
4 23 (30.67%) Scrum
5 22 (29.33%) Web Services
5 22 (29.33%) Test Automation
6 21 (28.00%) Computer Science
6 21 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 21 (28.00%) SQL
7 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (25.33%) ISEB
8 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 16 (21.33%) Manual Testing
10 15 (20.00%) Selenium
10 15 (20.00%) Windows
11 13 (17.33%) QA
12 12 (16.00%) ISTQB
12 12 (16.00%) Python
12 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.00%) Automation Testing
13 11 (14.67%) Functional Testing
13 11 (14.67%) Linux
13 11 (14.67%) Perl
13 11 (14.67%) Unix
13 11 (14.67%) Regression Testing
13 11 (14.67%) TDD
13 11 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (13.33%) Performance Testing
14 10 (13.33%) Defect Management
15 9 (12.00%) REST

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 7 (9.33%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) HTTP
2 7 (9.33%) Internet
2 7 (9.33%) Intranet
2 7 (9.33%) Wireless
3 6 (8.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) GIS
2 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Selenium
2 7 (9.33%) JIRA
3 5 (6.67%) Bugzilla
3 5 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.33%) Protractor
5 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.00%) Billing
4 3 (4.00%) Electronics
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (45.33%) Test Engineer
2 27 (36.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 20 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 19 (25.33%) Tester
5 14 (18.67%) Developer
6 10 (13.33%) Web Engineer
7 9 (12.00%) Java Engineer
7 9 (12.00%) Software Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Test Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Web Tester
9 7 (9.33%) GIS Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Senior Tester
11 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (4.00%) Design Engineer
12 3 (4.00%) Electronics Engineer
12 3 (4.00%) Mechanical Engineer
12 3 (4.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) Web Services
2 9 (12.00%) HTML
2 9 (12.00%) REST
3 6 (8.00%) .NET
3 6 (8.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 6 (8.00%) WPF
4 5 (6.67%) J2EE
5 4 (5.33%) MyBatis
6 2 (2.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.33%) LAMP
7 1 (1.33%) RESTful
7 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.67%) Fintech
3 8 (10.67%) Mathematics
4 6 (8.00%) iPad
5 5 (6.67%) Biology
5 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.67%) Statistics
5 5 (6.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.33%) Informatics
7 1 (1.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) Unix
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) Scrum
3 22 (29.33%) Test Automation
4 21 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 16 (21.33%) Manual Testing
6 12 (16.00%) Automation Testing
7 11 (14.67%) Functional Testing
7 11 (14.67%) Regression Testing
7 11 (14.67%) TDD
7 11 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Defect Management
8 10 (13.33%) Performance Testing
9 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 8 (10.67%) Agile Testing
11 7 (9.33%) CRM
11 7 (9.33%) Data Migration
11 7 (9.33%) Migration
11 7 (9.33%) OO
11 7 (9.33%) V-Model
12 6 (8.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) Java
2 21 (28.00%) SQL
3 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.00%) Python
5 11 (14.67%) Perl
6 7 (9.33%) Magik
7 2 (2.67%) C
8 1 (1.33%) C#
8 1 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (53.33%) Degree
2 19 (25.33%) ISEB
3 12 (16.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) WorldPay
3 3 (4.00%) EMC
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
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