The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 107 109 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 10 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 0.26% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.33% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 15
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
System 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
1451 1222 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.12% 79.30% 75.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1064 1335
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

System Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Cambridge region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) QA
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) Marketing
4 5 (33.33%) Publishing
4 5 (33.33%) Online Marketing
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) GIS
6 3 (20.00%) ArcGIS
6 3 (20.00%) Middleware
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) Information Management
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) ISEB
7 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SAP
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) QUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
1 1 (6.67%) Grunt
General
1 5 (33.33%) Publishing
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Web Manager
1 5 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) GIS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) GIS Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) Modernizr
3 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) LESS
3 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Swing
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Online Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) Information Management
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) RAD
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Delphi
3 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (6.67%) Sencha