The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 91 80 100
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.83% 2.40% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 2.48% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 35 21
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1060 1410 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.43% 96.71% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1203 1368
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Cambridge region.

Tester Salary Trend in Cambridge

Tester
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) QA
2 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) C
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Perl
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
6 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
6 3 (13.64%) Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) Web Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) SCCM
7 2 (9.09%) SCOM
7 2 (9.09%) WPF
7 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation

Tester Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
1 1 (4.55%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Gatling
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Reactive Extensions
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Java SE
2 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Home Automation
3 1 (4.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Web Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 2 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Disruptive Innovation
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Usability Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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The One Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago