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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 105 105 120
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.23% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1452 1192 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.98% 80.81% 73.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 947 1132
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Publishing
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Marketing
3 5 (35.71%) Online Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Delphi
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) RAD
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) GIS
5 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
5 3 (21.43%) Information Management
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) MS Project
6 1 (7.14%) SAP

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (21.43%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Publishing
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Web Manager
1 5 (35.71%) ScrumMaster
2 4 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) GIS Developer
3 3 (21.43%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Online Marketing
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) RAD
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Information Management
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Delphi
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP