The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 116 120 131
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.31% 0.36% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 14
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Software 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
1566 1887 2435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.57% 96.32% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1626 1934
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software 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 Software Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +12 4 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Software Tester
East of England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Java SE
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Tcl
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Home Automation

Software 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago