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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 83 65 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 50 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.12% 3.43% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 3.56% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 49 33
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
1124 1406 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.73% 96.50% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 919 1247 1326
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 September 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 15 (45.45%) Degree
1 15 (45.45%) QA
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 11 (33.33%) Python
2 11 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Regression Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
4 8 (24.24%) C
4 8 (24.24%) Java
5 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
5 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Finance
6 6 (18.18%) C#
6 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Web Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Ruby
7 5 (15.15%) Selenium
7 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
7 5 (15.15%) Perl
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.12%) C++
8 4 (12.12%) SOAP
8 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
9 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development

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 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
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 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Gatling
2 1 (3.03%) Hudson
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) JMeter
2 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (18.18%) 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%) Java SE
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
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Home Automation
4 1 (3.03%) Physics
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Regression Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
5 5 (15.15%) Web Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
7 3 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) User Stories
8 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) C
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) Ruby
6 4 (12.12%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) 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 15 (45.45%) 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 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
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