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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 98 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 18 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.98% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.81% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 7
Average salary £38,750 £38,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.97% -27.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £40,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1493 1236 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.10% 77.64% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1070 1262
Average salary £41,500 £41,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (64.52%) QA
2 15 (48.39%) Selenium
3 13 (41.94%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
5 10 (32.26%) C#
5 10 (32.26%) C++
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (29.03%) Python
7 8 (25.81%) .NET
7 8 (25.81%) Degree
8 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
8 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Delphi
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) WinRunner
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (22.58%) Analytics
9 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
9 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
10 5 (16.13%) SAP
10 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (12.90%) BDD
11 4 (12.90%) Web Services
11 4 (12.90%) XML
11 4 (12.90%) JUnit
11 4 (12.90%) HTML

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.23%) RNC
3 1 (3.23%) 2G
3 1 (3.23%) 3GPP
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) 3G
3 1 (3.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Selenium
2 9 (29.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (22.58%) WinRunner
4 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
5 4 (12.90%) JUnit
6 3 (9.68%) NUnit
6 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
6 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (6.45%) NeoLoad
7 2 (6.45%) LoadUI
7 2 (6.45%) JMeter
8 1 (3.23%) Subversion
8 1 (3.23%) Maven
8 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
8 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.23%) QALoad
8 1 (3.23%) Valgrind
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Tester
2 11 (35.48%) QA Tester
3 9 (29.03%) Test Leader
4 8 (25.81%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) QA Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) QA Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) Automation Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Test Manager
6 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Junior Tester
9 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.23%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Flex
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) Java EE
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.68%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
2 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Analytics
3 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
4 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
5 4 (12.90%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) Code Coverage
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
6 3 (9.68%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Test Management
6 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) C#
2 10 (32.26%) C++
3 9 (29.03%) Python
4 7 (22.58%) Delphi
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) Scala
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (64.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) SAP
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) MKS
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