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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 100 101 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.14% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.81% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 10
Average salary £42,975 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.60% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,410 £36,575 £28,725
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
1445 1242 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.20% 79.41% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1087 1319
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) QA
3 15 (39.47%) C#
4 14 (36.84%) .NET
4 14 (36.84%) Selenium
4 14 (36.84%) Degree
5 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (34.21%) Delphi
5 13 (34.21%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) Mathematics
6 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
7 11 (28.95%) Analytics
7 11 (28.95%) Regression Testing
8 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 10 (26.32%) C++
9 9 (23.68%) Python
10 8 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (21.05%) User Experience
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
11 7 (18.42%) WinRunner
11 7 (18.42%) OO
12 6 (15.79%) Finance
12 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
13 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
13 5 (13.16%) Financial Modelling
13 5 (13.16%) User Stories
13 5 (13.16%) Line Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.63%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Wireless
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) 3G
3 1 (2.63%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) 2G
3 1 (2.63%) RNC
3 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.63%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (18.42%) WinRunner
4 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
5 4 (10.53%) JUnit
6 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
6 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (7.89%) NUnit
7 2 (5.26%) JMeter
7 2 (5.26%) NeoLoad
7 2 (5.26%) LoadUI
8 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.63%) Valgrind
8 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.63%) Subversion
8 1 (2.63%) Maven
8 1 (2.63%) QALoad
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Tester
2 11 (28.95%) QA Tester
3 10 (26.32%) Test Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) QA Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Test Leader
4 8 (21.05%) Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Test Manager
4 8 (21.05%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Automation Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) QA Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.63%) Junior Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Junior
9 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Flex
3 2 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (31.58%) Mathematics
3 8 (21.05%) User Experience
4 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.89%) iPhone
6 1 (2.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 11 (28.95%) Analytics
3 11 (28.95%) Regression Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.42%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) User Stories
5 5 (13.16%) Financial Modelling
5 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Line Management
6 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.53%) BDD
6 4 (10.53%) Risk Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) OOP
7 3 (7.89%) Code Coverage
7 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) Delphi
2 13 (34.21%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) C++
4 9 (23.68%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) Scala
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (52.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) HP
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
2 4 (10.53%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.63%) MKS
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Cambridge Assessment
Salary: £40,900 - £46,000
Posted: 5 days ago