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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 66 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 30 44 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.49% 3.21% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.72% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 49
Median salary £45,000 £41,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.78% +24.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,250 £45,000
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
1021 1183 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.66% 86.29% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1019 1210
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,660
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £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 26 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 34 (53.97%) Degree
2 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (41.27%) Java
4 25 (39.68%) Computer Science
5 22 (34.92%) SQL
6 20 (31.75%) Test Automation
7 18 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 16 (25.40%) Web Services
8 16 (25.40%) QA
8 16 (25.40%) Manual Testing
9 15 (23.81%) HTML
10 14 (22.22%) Unix
10 14 (22.22%) Finance
10 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
11 13 (20.63%) Selenium
11 13 (20.63%) Scrum
11 13 (20.63%) Windows
12 12 (19.05%) Internet
13 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
14 10 (15.87%) ISTQB
14 10 (15.87%) ISEB
14 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
14 10 (15.87%) Python
15 9 (14.29%) OO
15 9 (14.29%) Intranet
15 9 (14.29%) GIS
15 9 (14.29%) Magik
15 9 (14.29%) Smallworld
15 9 (14.29%) Regression 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 9 (14.29%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) Internet
2 9 (14.29%) Intranet
2 9 (14.29%) Wireless
3 5 (7.94%) HTTP
4 4 (6.35%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) SSL
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) GIS
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Selenium
2 9 (14.29%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) Bugzilla
3 5 (7.94%) JUnit
3 5 (7.94%) TestNG
3 5 (7.94%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.59%) Gatling
5 1 (1.59%) JMeter
5 1 (1.59%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
3 8 (12.70%) Billing
4 3 (4.76%) Electronics
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
5 2 (3.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 20 (31.75%) Software Test Engineer
3 15 (23.81%) Test Automation Engineer
4 14 (22.22%) Developer
5 13 (20.63%) Tester
6 10 (15.87%) Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Test Analyst
7 9 (14.29%) GIS Developer
7 9 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 8 (12.70%) Web Tester
9 7 (11.11%) Web Engineer
10 5 (7.94%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (6.35%) Java Engineer
12 3 (4.76%) Electronics Engineer
12 3 (4.76%) Mechanical Design Engineer
12 3 (4.76%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) Web Services
2 15 (23.81%) HTML
3 7 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions
3 7 (11.11%) WPF
4 6 (9.52%) CSS
5 5 (7.94%) REST
6 4 (6.35%) MyBatis
7 3 (4.76%) RESTful
7 3 (4.76%) SOAP
8 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 6 (9.52%) iPad
5 5 (7.94%) Informatics
5 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
5 5 (7.94%) Statistics
5 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
6 4 (6.35%) Biology
7 3 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Unix
2 13 (20.63%) Windows
3 6 (9.52%) Linux
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Test Automation
3 18 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 16 (25.40%) Manual Testing
5 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 13 (20.63%) Scrum
7 9 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 9 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 9 (14.29%) Migration
7 9 (14.29%) OO
7 9 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 8 (12.70%) CRM
8 8 (12.70%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (12.70%) Open Source
9 6 (9.52%) Automation Testing
9 6 (9.52%) Load Testing
9 6 (9.52%) TDD
9 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.52%) Usability Testing
9 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) SQL
3 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.87%) Python
5 9 (14.29%) Magik
6 4 (6.35%) Perl
7 2 (3.17%) C
7 2 (3.17%) C#
7 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) ISEB
2 10 (15.87%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.40%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) EMC
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) WorldPay
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Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + bonus + benefits
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