The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 92 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 30 57 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.75% 2.69% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 3.12% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 55
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Software Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1450 1828 2040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 84.70% 86.35% 83.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 1607 1593
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Software Testing
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 Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 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 -15 19 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Huntingdon +4 6 £25,000 +19.04%
Peterborough +12 4 £26,000 -16.80% 1
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 43 (56.58%) Degree
2 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.89%) Java
4 24 (31.58%) SQL
5 22 (28.95%) Computer Science
6 19 (25.00%) QA
7 18 (23.68%) Manual Testing
7 18 (23.68%) Automated Testing
7 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
8 16 (21.05%) HTML
8 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
9 15 (19.74%) C#
9 15 (19.74%) Web Services
9 15 (19.74%) Scrum
9 15 (19.74%) Test Scripting
10 14 (18.42%) Finance
10 14 (18.42%) Unix
10 14 (18.42%) Python
11 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 12 (15.79%) ISEB
11 12 (15.79%) Windows
11 12 (15.79%) Internet
11 12 (15.79%) Selenium
12 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
13 9 (11.84%) Wireless
13 9 (11.84%) GIS
13 9 (11.84%) Magik
13 9 (11.84%) Smallworld
13 9 (11.84%) Regression Testing
13 9 (11.84%) Migration

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.84%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) Internet
2 9 (11.84%) Intranet
2 9 (11.84%) Wireless
3 4 (5.26%) HTTP
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) SSL
5 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.32%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) GIS
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Selenium
2 7 (9.21%) JIRA
3 6 (7.89%) Bugzilla
4 5 (6.58%) JUnit
4 5 (6.58%) TestNG
4 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.32%) Gatling
8 1 (1.32%) JMeter
8 1 (1.32%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.53%) Billing
4 6 (7.89%) Electronics
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
6 2 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Test Engineer
2 21 (27.63%) Software Test Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Test Automation Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Tester
4 11 (14.47%) Developer
5 9 (11.84%) GIS Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Web Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Web Tester
7 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.58%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) QA Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) HTML
2 15 (19.74%) Web Services
3 7 (9.21%) .NET
3 7 (9.21%) CSS
3 7 (9.21%) Reactive Extensions
3 7 (9.21%) WPF
4 4 (5.26%) REST
5 3 (3.95%) RESTful
5 3 (3.95%) SOAP
6 1 (1.32%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.21%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.58%) Statistics
5 4 (5.26%) iPad
6 3 (3.95%) Fintech
7 2 (2.63%) Informatics
7 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.32%) Biology
8 1 (1.32%) Home Automation
8 1 (1.32%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Unix
2 12 (15.79%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) Automated Testing
2 18 (23.68%) Manual Testing
3 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 15 (19.74%) Scrum
4 15 (19.74%) Test Scripting
5 9 (11.84%) CRM
5 9 (11.84%) Data Migration
5 9 (11.84%) Defect Management
5 9 (11.84%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (11.84%) Migration
5 9 (11.84%) OO
5 9 (11.84%) Regression Testing
6 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.21%) Project Management
8 6 (7.89%) Usability Testing
9 5 (6.58%) Automation Testing
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) Java
2 24 (31.58%) SQL
3 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.74%) C#
5 14 (18.42%) Python
6 9 (11.84%) C
6 9 (11.84%) Magik
7 6 (7.89%) Perl
8 5 (6.58%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (56.58%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) ISEB
3 8 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Firmware
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) EMC
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco
4 1 (1.32%) Dell
4 1 (1.32%) NetApp
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) VMware
4 1 (1.32%) WorldPay
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £26 - £30 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago