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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 96 95 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% 0.65% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.76% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 14
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
1030 1187 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.01% 86.26% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 850 1015 1203
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 23 August 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Exploratory Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
4 9 (52.94%) QA
5 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
5 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
5 8 (47.06%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) C#
5 8 (47.06%) Delphi
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 8 (47.06%) OO
5 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Analytics
5 8 (47.06%) User Stories
5 8 (47.06%) User Experience
5 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) Python
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) Perl
7 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
8 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.88%) Publishing

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Software Test Engineer
1 11 (64.71%) Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Python Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Python Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) QA Manager
3 2 (11.76%) QA Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
1 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
1 8 (47.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Exploratory Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
4 8 (47.06%) Analytics
4 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (47.06%) OO
4 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
4 8 (47.06%) User Stories
5 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) Release Management
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
1 8 (47.06%) Delphi
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
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