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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 113 125 127
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 11 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.60% 0.60% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.62% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 18
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,200 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1776 2109 2382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.73% 96.74% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1476 1765 1930
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 £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 7 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Huntingdon - 3 £26,500 - 1
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (57.89%) Manual Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Automation Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) Web Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) Perl
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) C
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) Software Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) Ruby
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Replication
7 3 (15.79%) Hudson
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 3 (15.79%) RESTful
7 3 (15.79%) Unix
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X

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 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Hudson
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
1 3 (15.79%) JMeter
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) Gatling
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) SOAP
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Automation Testing
1 11 (57.89%) Manual Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) Web Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Software Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
6 2 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (10.53%) QA Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago