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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 84 98 128
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 21 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 1.28% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.61% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 2
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
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
1196 1425 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.65% 79.08% 76.37%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1211 1289
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Degree
3 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) OO
4 16 (41.03%) C#
4 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
4 16 (41.03%) Regression Testing
5 15 (38.46%) Mathematics
5 15 (38.46%) User Stories
5 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (35.90%) Analytics
6 14 (35.90%) Finance
6 14 (35.90%) .NET
7 12 (30.77%) Performance Testing
8 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
8 11 (28.21%) Delphi
8 11 (28.21%) Linux
9 10 (25.64%) Windows
9 10 (25.64%) User Experience
10 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
11 8 (20.51%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
12 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
12 7 (17.95%) ISEB
12 7 (17.95%) TOWER Software
13 6 (15.38%) Scrum
13 6 (15.38%) Python
13 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
14 5 (12.82%) Statistics

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.13%) ICMP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.82%) NUnit
2 5 (12.82%) Selenium
3 3 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.69%) JMeter
3 3 (7.69%) MSTest
3 3 (7.69%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Software Test Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Manager
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Test Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Software Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) WPF
3 1 (2.56%) J2SE
3 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Mathematics
1 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
3 10 (25.64%) User Experience
4 5 (12.82%) Statistics
4 5 (12.82%) Algorithms
4 5 (12.82%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) OO
3 16 (41.03%) Regression Testing
3 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
4 15 (38.46%) User Stories
5 14 (35.90%) Analytics
6 12 (30.77%) Performance Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
9 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum
10 5 (12.82%) Validation
10 5 (12.82%) Code Coverage
10 5 (12.82%) MVVM
10 5 (12.82%) Use Case
10 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
12 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 11 (28.21%) Delphi
4 6 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) C
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.95%) ISEB
4 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) TOWER Software
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.56%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) HP
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