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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 86 70 93
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% 3.15% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 3.27% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 43 33
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1164 1346 1794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.68% 96.42% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1161 1393
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 16 (48.48%) QA
2 13 (39.39%) Python
2 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
2 13 (39.39%) Degree
3 12 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 9 (27.27%) Linux
7 8 (24.24%) C
7 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (24.24%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (24.24%) Selenium
8 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
8 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Java
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) C#
9 6 (18.18%) Windows
9 6 (18.18%) Web Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
10 5 (15.15%) Ruby
10 5 (15.15%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) Perl
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
11 4 (12.12%) C++
11 4 (12.12%) Unix
11 4 (12.12%) SOAP
11 4 (12.12%) Web Services
11 4 (12.12%) Firewall

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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) LTE
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 2 (6.06%) Hudson
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) JMeter
3 1 (3.03%) Gatling
3 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) SOAP
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) WPF
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.06%) Fintech
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
2 12 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Web Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
10 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
10 4 (12.12%) User Stories
11 3 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
11 3 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
11 3 (9.09%) Scrum
11 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 2 (6.06%) ITIL
12 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
12 2 (6.06%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) C
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) Ruby
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 4 (12.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
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