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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 93 90 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 21 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.19% 1.37% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.71% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 9
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
1483 1170 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.26% 80.36% 73.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 919 1142
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
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%

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 19 December 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 21 (51.22%) Degree
3 20 (48.78%) .NET
4 18 (43.90%) C#
4 18 (43.90%) Delphi
4 18 (43.90%) OO
4 18 (43.90%) Regression Testing
4 18 (43.90%) User Experience
5 17 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (34.15%) Finance
7 13 (31.71%) Mathematics
7 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
7 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
7 13 (31.71%) User Stories
8 10 (24.39%) Analytics
9 9 (21.95%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (19.51%) Windows
10 8 (19.51%) Web Services
10 8 (19.51%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (17.07%) Risk Analytics
11 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
11 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
11 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
11 7 (17.07%) TOWER Software
12 6 (14.63%) QA
12 6 (14.63%) Selenium
13 5 (12.20%) Python
13 5 (12.20%) Linux
13 5 (12.20%) HP

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (14.63%) Selenium
3 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
4 3 (7.32%) JUnit
4 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (7.32%) NUnit
5 2 (4.88%) NeoLoad
5 2 (4.88%) LoadUI
5 2 (4.88%) JMeter
6 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) MSTest
6 1 (2.44%) QALoad
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Test Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Software Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Test Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Test Leader
4 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Test Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) QA Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.44%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Product Owner
6 1 (2.44%) Product Owner
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) User Experience
2 17 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (31.71%) Mathematics
3 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.76%) GIS
5 3 (7.32%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) OO
2 18 (43.90%) Regression Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
3 13 (31.71%) User Stories
4 10 (24.39%) Analytics
5 9 (21.95%) Financial Modelling
6 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.07%) Risk Analytics
6 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Use Case
8 4 (9.76%) Validation
8 4 (9.76%) Scrum
8 4 (9.76%) RAD
8 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.76%) System Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) C#
2 18 (43.90%) Delphi
3 5 (12.20%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) Scala
5 3 (7.32%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) TOWER Software
2 5 (12.20%) HP
3 4 (9.76%) SAP
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
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