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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 82 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 45 37 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.39% 1.72% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.05% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 43
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,375 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1608 1805 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.58% 83.88% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1512 1593
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 35 £40,000 -1.84% 4
Peterborough +5 3 £22,500 -20.35% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £21,000 -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (46.15%) Degree
3 28 (30.77%) Java
4 27 (29.67%) Scrum
5 25 (27.47%) Automated Testing
5 25 (27.47%) SQL
6 23 (25.27%) ISEB
7 22 (24.18%) Web Services
7 22 (24.18%) Computer Science
7 22 (24.18%) Test Automation
8 21 (23.08%) Selenium
9 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (20.88%) QA
10 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
11 18 (19.78%) Manual Testing
12 17 (18.68%) Windows
13 14 (15.38%) TDD
14 13 (14.29%) Regression Testing
14 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 13 (14.29%) Python
14 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
15 12 (13.19%) Automation Testing
15 12 (13.19%) Linux
15 12 (13.19%) HTML
15 12 (13.19%) ISTQB
16 11 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (12.09%) Perl
16 11 (12.09%) Unix
16 11 (12.09%) Functional Testing
16 11 (12.09%) V-Model

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 7 (7.69%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) GitHub
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) HTTP
2 7 (7.69%) Firewall
2 7 (7.69%) Internet
2 7 (7.69%) Intranet
2 7 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) GIS
2 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.10%) Big Data
3 1 (1.10%) MySQL
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Selenium
2 7 (7.69%) JIRA
3 5 (5.49%) Bugzilla
3 5 (5.49%) HP UFT
4 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) Protractor
6 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.59%) Billing
4 4 (4.40%) Electronics
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (39.56%) Test Engineer
2 29 (31.87%) Software Test Engineer
3 25 (27.47%) Tester
4 20 (21.98%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (17.58%) Developer
6 11 (12.09%) Software Developer
7 10 (10.99%) Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) Java Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) Web Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) Test Analyst
8 9 (9.89%) Web Tester
9 7 (7.69%) GIS Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Tester
10 5 (5.49%) Software Tester
11 4 (4.40%) Developer in Test
11 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Junior
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (3.30%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) Web Services
2 12 (13.19%) HTML
3 9 (9.89%) REST
4 6 (6.59%) .NET
4 6 (6.59%) Reactive Extensions
4 6 (6.59%) WPF
5 5 (5.49%) CSS
5 5 (5.49%) J2EE
6 4 (4.40%) MyBatis
7 1 (1.10%) LAMP
7 1 (1.10%) RESTful
7 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.18%) Computer Science
2 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.79%) Fintech
3 8 (8.79%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.59%) iPad
5 5 (5.49%) Biology
5 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.49%) Statistics
5 5 (5.49%) Visualisation
6 4 (4.40%) Informatics
7 1 (1.10%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Windows
2 12 (13.19%) Linux
3 11 (12.09%) Unix
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.67%) Scrum
3 25 (27.47%) Automated Testing
4 22 (24.18%) Test Automation
5 18 (19.78%) Manual Testing
6 14 (15.38%) TDD
7 13 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 12 (13.19%) Automation Testing
9 11 (12.09%) Functional Testing
9 11 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (12.09%) V-Model
10 10 (10.99%) Defect Management
10 10 (10.99%) Performance Testing
11 9 (9.89%) OO
12 8 (8.79%) Agile Testing
12 8 (8.79%) CRM
12 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
13 7 (7.69%) Data Migration
13 7 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) Java
2 25 (27.47%) SQL
3 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.29%) Python
5 11 (12.09%) Perl
6 7 (7.69%) Magik
7 5 (5.49%) C#
8 4 (4.40%) C
9 2 (2.20%) C++
10 1 (1.10%) PHP
10 1 (1.10%) Ruby
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (46.15%) Degree
2 23 (25.27%) ISEB
3 12 (13.19%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.88%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Firmware
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) WorldPay
3 3 (3.30%) EMC
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
5 1 (1.10%) Dell
5 1 (1.10%) NetApp
5 1 (1.10%) VMware
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Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Staffing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £31,033 - £39,142 pa plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago