The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 122 122 138
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 0.30% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.31% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Median salary £37,500 £46,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +21.71%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1584 1909 2240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.18% 96.71% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 1545 1805
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 £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

QA Tester
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 2 £37,500 -18.91% 2
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, QA 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Gatling
4 1 (14.29%) Disruptive Innovation
4 1 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Client/Server

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Gatling
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago