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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 128 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.18% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 10
Average salary - £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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
2087 2128 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.13% 95.81% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 1800 2146
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,804 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
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 4 March 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 0 4 - -
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware