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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 86 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 20 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.69% 2.07% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 2.14% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 33
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1153 1356 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.63% 96.86% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1141 1347
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 July 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (48.78%) Software Testing
1 20 (48.78%) QA
2 15 (36.59%) Python
3 14 (34.15%) Regression Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Degree
4 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
4 13 (31.71%) Automated Testing
4 13 (31.71%) Linux
5 12 (29.27%) Selenium
6 10 (24.39%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Windows
6 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.95%) Web Services
7 9 (21.95%) SQL
7 9 (21.95%) ISEB
7 9 (21.95%) Automation Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Web Testing
8 8 (19.51%) C
8 8 (19.51%) Java
8 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
9 6 (14.63%) Firewall
9 6 (14.63%) Unix
9 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
9 6 (14.63%) V-Model
9 6 (14.63%) User Stories
10 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (12.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture

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 (4.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) LTE
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Selenium
2 5 (12.20%) HP UFT
2 5 (12.20%) JIRA
3 4 (9.76%) Hudson
4 3 (7.32%) JMeter
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.44%) Gatling
6 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.44%) Protractor
6 1 (2.44%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) J2EE
3 4 (9.76%) SOAP
4 3 (7.32%) RESTful
5 2 (4.88%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (2.44%) WPF
6 1 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Replication
4 2 (4.88%) Fintech
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
3 6 (14.63%) Unix
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Software Testing
2 14 (34.15%) Regression Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Automated Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
4 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
4 10 (24.39%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (21.95%) Automation Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Web Testing
7 6 (14.63%) User Stories
7 6 (14.63%) V-Model
8 5 (12.20%) Functional Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.20%) SOA
8 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture
8 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Defect Management
9 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
10 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Python
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) C
3 8 (19.51%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) Perl
4 5 (12.20%) Ruby
5 4 (9.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) ISEB
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (48.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
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