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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 125 107 129
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 7 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 1.23% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.26% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 20
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £49,500 £40,100
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
1856 2069 2394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.22% 98.10% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1721 1986
Median salary £44,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
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% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram 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 26 May 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 -10 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Peterborough - 2 £32,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 £21,000 -
Software Tester
East of England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) ISEB
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) JMeter
6 3 (20.00%) Replication
6 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (20.00%) Hudson
6 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) V-Model
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
7 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Cross-Platform Development
7 2 (13.33%) C++

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 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Hudson
3 3 (20.00%) JMeter
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Protractor
4 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Cross-Platform Development
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) V-Model
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
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