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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 100 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.85% 0.53% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.59% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 19
Median salary £47,500 £39,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.25% -21.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
1066 1365 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 90.19% 90.16% 85.08%
Number of salaries quoted 868 1043 1088
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,400 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (75.00%) QA
3 13 (65.00%) Python
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
4 12 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (55.00%) Linux
6 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
7 9 (45.00%) Perl
8 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (30.00%) C#
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) SQL
10 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Finance
12 3 (15.00%) Big Data
12 3 (15.00%) Analytics
12 3 (15.00%) User Stories
12 3 (15.00%) MVVM
12 3 (15.00%) Code Coverage
12 3 (15.00%) OO
12 3 (15.00%) C++
12 3 (15.00%) TDD
12 3 (15.00%) NUnit
12 3 (15.00%) Selenium
12 3 (15.00%) WPF
12 3 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
12 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) NUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Test Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (45.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Development Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (10.00%) Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Developer in Test
7 2 (10.00%) QA Leader
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 12 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Analytics
8 3 (15.00%) Code Coverage
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
8 3 (15.00%) MVVM
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.00%) User Stories
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) TOWER Software