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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 94 85 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.05% 1.74% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.10% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 6
Average salary £53,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £30,725
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £77,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1318 1190 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.61% 82.81% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 994 1063
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Degree
3 24 (58.54%) SQL
4 22 (53.66%) .NET
4 22 (53.66%) OO
5 21 (51.22%) C#
5 21 (51.22%) Delphi
5 21 (51.22%) User Experience
5 21 (51.22%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (48.78%) Regression Testing
7 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
7 16 (39.02%) Mathematics
7 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
7 16 (39.02%) Finance
7 16 (39.02%) User Stories
8 13 (31.71%) Analytics
9 10 (24.39%) Financial Modelling
9 10 (24.39%) Windows
10 8 (19.51%) Web Services
10 8 (19.51%) Linux
10 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
10 8 (19.51%) TOWER Software
10 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
10 8 (19.51%) Risk Analytics
11 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
12 6 (14.63%) Python
12 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
12 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
13 5 (12.20%) Use Case
13 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (9.76%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (7.32%) JUnit
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) NUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) MSTest
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.44%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.44%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Test Engineer
2 18 (43.90%) Software Engineer
2 18 (43.90%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Head of Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Test Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Product Owner
8 1 (2.44%) Product Owner
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) J2SE
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) User Experience
1 21 (51.22%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (39.02%) Mathematics
2 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) GIS
4 3 (7.32%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) OO
3 20 (48.78%) Regression Testing
4 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
4 16 (39.02%) User Stories
5 13 (31.71%) Analytics
6 10 (24.39%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
7 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
7 8 (19.51%) Risk Analytics
8 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
9 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Use Case
10 5 (12.20%) Validation
10 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Scrum
11 4 (9.76%) RAD
11 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
11 4 (9.76%) System Testing
12 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 21 (51.22%) C#
2 21 (51.22%) Delphi
3 6 (14.63%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) Scala
5 3 (7.32%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) TOWER Software
2 4 (9.76%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.44%) Sun
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase
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