The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 102 114 116
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 16 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.89% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.71% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 6
Average salary £38,750 £38,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.97% +17.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,625
10% offered a salary of more than £43,150 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1458 1265 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.09% 76.67% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 1091 1178
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
Cambridgeshire

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 30 July 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 19 (50.00%) QA
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) C++
3 14 (36.84%) Java
4 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 11 (28.95%) Selenium
5 11 (28.95%) .NET
5 11 (28.95%) Python
6 10 (26.32%) C#
6 10 (26.32%) Linux
6 10 (26.32%) Perl
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
7 9 (23.68%) Internet
7 9 (23.68%) TDD
8 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Degree
8 8 (21.05%) UNIX
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.42%) WinRunner
9 7 (18.42%) Delphi
9 7 (18.42%) Analytics
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 5 (13.16%) Scrum
11 5 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
12 4 (10.53%) HTML
12 4 (10.53%) J2EE
12 4 (10.53%) SAP

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) LTE
3 1 (2.63%) RNC
3 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.63%) 3G
3 1 (2.63%) 2G
3 1 (2.63%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) TKPROF
2 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Selenium
2 7 (18.42%) WinRunner
3 5 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
4 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) Valgrind
5 1 (2.63%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) QALoad
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.63%) JMeter
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Tester
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) QA Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) QA Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Test Leader
4 8 (21.05%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) QA Tester
5 7 (18.42%) Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Automation Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) QA Automation Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Test Manager
7 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Tester
10 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) J2EE
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%) Java EE
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.53%) Open Source
3 3 (7.89%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 9 (23.68%) TDD
4 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Analytics
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) Security Testing
7 4 (10.53%) BDD
7 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Product Management
8 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Test Management
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.89%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) RAD
8 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) C++
1 14 (36.84%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) Python
3 10 (26.32%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) Perl
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Delphi
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Sybase
3 3 (7.89%) Sun
4 1 (2.63%) MKS
4 1 (2.63%) HP