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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 85 64 73
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 20 52 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 3.61% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 3.70% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 54
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,000 £49,250
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
1213 1407 1831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.43% 97.71% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 1188 1531
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 28 May 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (44.44%) QA
2 19 (42.22%) Python
2 19 (42.22%) Software Testing
3 17 (37.78%) Linux
4 16 (35.56%) Selenium
5 15 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
6 14 (31.11%) Windows
6 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
7 13 (28.89%) Manual Testing
7 13 (28.89%) Degree
8 10 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 10 (22.22%) Java
9 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (20.00%) ISEB
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.78%) Firewall
10 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
11 7 (15.56%) User Stories
11 7 (15.56%) JIRA
11 7 (15.56%) Web Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Web Services
11 7 (15.56%) Unix
11 7 (15.56%) SQL
12 6 (13.33%) C
12 6 (13.33%) Replication
12 6 (13.33%) Performance Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Hudson
13 5 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) LTE
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) JIRA
3 6 (13.33%) Hudson
4 5 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 4 (8.89%) JMeter
5 4 (8.89%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) Protractor
6 1 (2.22%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.89%) Electronics
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) REST
4 1 (2.22%) RESTful
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Replication
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Fintech
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) Windows
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.56%) Unix
5 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Software Testing
2 15 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
3 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Manual Testing
5 10 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (15.56%) User Stories
7 7 (15.56%) Web Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Performance Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.11%) SOA
9 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.11%) V-Model
10 4 (8.89%) Defect Management
10 4 (8.89%) Scrum
11 3 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Python
2 10 (22.22%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) C
5 3 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) C++
5 3 (6.67%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
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