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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 93 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.71% 0.90% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.07% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 8
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +1.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,150 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1195 1490 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.36% 83.75% 79.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1186 1123
Average salary £44,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 July 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
2 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
3 14 (43.75%) Finance
3 14 (43.75%) C#
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 12 (37.50%) OO
4 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 12 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Analytics
4 12 (37.50%) User Stories
5 11 (34.38%) Degree
6 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 10 (31.25%) NUnit
7 9 (28.13%) .NET
7 9 (28.13%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (25.00%) Big Data
8 8 (25.00%) MVVM
8 8 (25.00%) Algorithms
8 8 (25.00%) Code Coverage
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) TOWER Software
8 8 (25.00%) QA
8 8 (25.00%) Selenium
8 8 (25.00%) WPF
8 8 (25.00%) Statistics
9 7 (21.88%) Computer Science

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (9.38%) JBoss
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
1 5 (15.63%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) NUnit
2 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
4 3 (9.38%) JMeter
4 3 (9.38%) JProfiler
5 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.13%) MSTest
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
1 13 (40.63%) Software Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Test Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Programmer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Programmer
6 4 (12.50%) Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Manager
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Test Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Software Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 8 (25.00%) Statistics
2 8 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.50%) User Experience
4 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
2 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
3 12 (37.50%) Analytics
3 12 (37.50%) User Stories
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
3 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 12 (37.50%) OO
3 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Financial Modelling
6 8 (25.00%) MVVM
6 8 (25.00%) Code Coverage
7 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Performance Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C#
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) C
4 4 (12.50%) Delphi
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (25.00%) TOWER Software
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
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