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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 92 75 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 35 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 2.40% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.74% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 59
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
958 1276 1379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.46% 87.40% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 825 1021 1073
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 19 January 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Degree
3 18 (60.00%) Python
3 18 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
5 15 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
6 13 (43.33%) Scrum
7 12 (40.00%) Bugzilla
7 12 (40.00%) Mobile App
8 10 (33.33%) Manual Testing
9 9 (30.00%) Selenium
9 9 (30.00%) Java
10 8 (26.67%) Finance
11 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
11 7 (23.33%) SQL
11 7 (23.33%) C#
11 7 (23.33%) HTML
11 7 (23.33%) CSS
11 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
12 6 (20.00%) JUnit
13 5 (16.67%) C
13 5 (16.67%) C++
13 5 (16.67%) Open Source
13 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 5 (16.67%) QA
13 5 (16.67%) TestNG
14 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
14 4 (13.33%) Unix
15 3 (10.00%) Web Services

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:

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 9 (30.00%) Selenium
3 6 (20.00%) JUnit
3 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (16.67%) TestNG
5 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) Ranorex
6 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 2 (6.67%) JBehave
6 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.67%) RSpec
6 2 (6.67%) Subversion
6 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.67%) TestComplete
7 1 (3.33%) Ant
7 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.33%) Gatling
7 1 (3.33%) Robot Framework
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Test Engineer
2 18 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Development Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) CSS
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) Ajax
3 2 (6.67%) Qt
4 1 (3.33%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Home Automation
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
4 15 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
5 13 (43.33%) Scrum
6 10 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.67%) Open Source
9 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
10 2 (6.67%) API Testing
10 2 (6.67%) BDD
10 2 (6.67%) OO
10 2 (6.67%) People Management
10 2 (6.67%) Presales
11 1 (3.33%) Defect Management
11 1 (3.33%) OOP
11 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (3.33%) Validation
11 1 (3.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Python
2 9 (30.00%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) C
4 5 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) KVM
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Brocade
1 1 (3.33%) VMware
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