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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 93 72 73
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.78% 2.79% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 3.09% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 40
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
1048 1358 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 90.27% 90.11% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 854 1036 1073
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,400 £62,500
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 25 February 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Python
3 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (55.00%) Bugzilla
5 11 (55.00%) Scrum
5 11 (55.00%) Mobile App
5 11 (55.00%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (25.00%) C
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) C++
6 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Selenium
7 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (15.00%) QA
8 3 (15.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (10.00%) Perl
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 2 (10.00%) HTML
9 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.00%) CSS
9 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) OO
9 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
9 2 (10.00%) Finance
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (10.00%) ISTQB

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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Bugzilla
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (10.00%) JBehave
3 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (10.00%) RSpec
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 15 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Ajax
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) Qt
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Home Automation
3 1 (5.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (55.00%) Defect Tracking
4 11 (55.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.00%) API Testing
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) People Management
7 2 (10.00%) Presales
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) OOP
8 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) KVM
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Brocade
1 1 (5.00%) VMware
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