The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 115 124 141
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 11 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.51% 0.65% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.68% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 1
Average salary £31,250 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.24% +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
QA Tester
East of England

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
2050 2351 2231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.04% 95.34% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1718 1898 1922
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

QA Tester
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 8 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Peterborough +3 3 £31,250 -37.50%
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) JMeter
2 8 (47.06%) User Stories
3 7 (41.18%) Web Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
5 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Kanban
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
6 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
6 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 4 (23.53%) User Experience
7 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Hudson
7 3 (17.65%) Replication
7 3 (17.65%) ISTQB

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JMeter
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
2 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
3 3 (17.65%) Hudson
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Calabash
4 2 (11.76%) Ranorex
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 3 (17.65%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) User Stories
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Web Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
4 5 (29.41%) Kanban
5 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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