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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 88 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 50 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.18% 3.43% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 3.96% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 38 58
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £31,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
911 1262 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.74% 86.56% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 776 1076 1174
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £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 6 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 31 (75.61%) Degree
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (43.90%) Java
4 17 (41.46%) Computer Science
4 17 (41.46%) Test Automation
5 16 (39.02%) Test Scripting
5 16 (39.02%) Python
6 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
7 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 13 (31.71%) HTML
7 13 (31.71%) Scrum
7 13 (31.71%) Defect Tracking
8 12 (29.27%) Web Services
9 11 (26.83%) Manual Testing
9 11 (26.83%) Finance
10 10 (24.39%) Bugzilla
10 10 (24.39%) Unix
10 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
11 9 (21.95%) Selenium
11 9 (21.95%) Internet
12 8 (19.51%) OO
12 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
13 7 (17.07%) Wireless
13 7 (17.07%) CSS
13 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
14 6 (14.63%) QA
14 6 (14.63%) WebDriver
14 6 (14.63%) Open Source
14 6 (14.63%) JUnit

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 6 (14.63%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Internet
2 7 (17.07%) Wireless
3 6 (14.63%) Intranet
4 3 (7.32%) HTTP
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.44%) SSL
5 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) GIS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Bugzilla
2 9 (21.95%) Selenium
3 6 (14.63%) JUnit
3 6 (14.63%) WebDriver
4 5 (12.20%) TestNG
5 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) JIRA
5 3 (7.32%) Ranorex
6 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.88%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.88%) JBehave
6 2 (4.88%) RSpec
6 2 (4.88%) Subversion
7 1 (2.44%) Ant
7 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.44%) JMeter
7 1 (2.44%) NUnit
7 1 (2.44%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.44%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
3 6 (14.63%) Billing
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Test Engineer
2 21 (51.22%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Developer
5 6 (14.63%) GIS Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Tester
7 4 (9.76%) Web Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Web Tester
9 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Junior Tester
9 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) Web Services
3 7 (17.07%) CSS
4 5 (12.20%) Reactive Extensions
4 5 (12.20%) WPF
5 3 (7.32%) REST
6 2 (4.88%) Ajax
6 2 (4.88%) RESTful
6 2 (4.88%) SOAP
7 1 (2.44%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Computer Science
2 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Statistics
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Home Automation
5 1 (2.44%) Informatics
5 1 (2.44%) Smart Home
5 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Unix
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Test Automation
3 16 (39.02%) Test Scripting
4 13 (31.71%) Defect Tracking
4 13 (31.71%) Scrum
5 11 (26.83%) Manual Testing
6 8 (19.51%) OO
7 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (14.63%) CRM
8 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
8 6 (14.63%) Migration
8 6 (14.63%) Open Source
9 5 (12.20%) Defect Management
10 4 (9.76%) Usability Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Web Testing
12 2 (4.88%) BDD
12 2 (4.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) Python
3 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
4 13 (31.71%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Magik
6 5 (12.20%) C#
6 5 (12.20%) C++
7 4 (9.76%) Perl
8 3 (7.32%) C
9 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (75.61%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.44%) KVM
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Brocade
1 1 (2.44%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago