The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 94 100 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 1.19% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.44% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 5
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
Test Strategy
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
1226 1457 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.67% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1174 1189
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) C#
3 16 (44.44%) OO
3 16 (44.44%) Finance
4 15 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 15 (41.67%) Mathematics
4 15 (41.67%) Analytics
4 15 (41.67%) User Stories
5 14 (38.89%) Performance Testing
5 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 14 (38.89%) Degree
6 11 (30.56%) .NET
6 11 (30.56%) Scrum
7 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 9 (25.00%) NUnit
8 9 (25.00%) TOWER Software
9 8 (22.22%) Statistics
9 8 (22.22%) Linux
9 8 (22.22%) Code Coverage
9 8 (22.22%) Python
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) WPF
9 8 (22.22%) Big Data
9 8 (22.22%) MVVM
9 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.89%) ICMP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (25.00%) NUnit
3 7 (19.44%) Selenium
4 3 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 3 (8.33%) JMeter
4 3 (8.33%) JProfiler
5 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.56%) MSTest
6 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Software Developer
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Test Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Software Programmer
4 5 (13.89%) Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Manager
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Test Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (2.78%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) WPF
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (22.22%) Statistics
3 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 7 (19.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
3 16 (44.44%) OO
4 15 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 15 (41.67%) Analytics
4 15 (41.67%) User Stories
5 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 14 (38.89%) Performance Testing
6 11 (30.56%) Scrum
7 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Financial Modelling
8 8 (22.22%) MVVM
8 8 (22.22%) Code Coverage
9 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (8.33%) SDLC
11 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
11 3 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 16 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) Python
4 7 (19.44%) Delphi
5 5 (13.89%) C
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) TOWER Software
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.78%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.78%) Sybase
5 1 (2.78%) Sun