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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 89 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 46 47 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.25% 2.20% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.64% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 59
Median salary £35,791 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £24,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1768 1779 2063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 86.54% 83.36% 83.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1480 1699
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 5 May 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 5 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 +22 42 £35,791 -14.78% 4
Huntingdon - 1 £20,000 -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 49 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.74%) Degree
3 31 (32.63%) Scrum
4 29 (30.53%) Java
5 27 (28.42%) Selenium
5 27 (28.42%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (27.37%) Test Automation
7 24 (25.26%) QA
7 24 (25.26%) ISEB
8 21 (22.11%) TDD
9 20 (21.05%) SQL
10 19 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 17 (17.89%) Functional Testing
12 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.79%) .NET
13 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 15 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (15.79%) Test Scripting
14 14 (14.74%) Web Services
14 14 (14.74%) Linux
15 13 (13.68%) Python
15 13 (13.68%) ISTQB
16 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
16 12 (12.63%) Perl
16 12 (12.63%) Manual Testing
16 12 (12.63%) Automation Testing
17 11 (11.58%) Agile Testing
17 11 (11.58%) C#
17 11 (11.58%) Regression Testing
18 10 (10.53%) Windows

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 2 (2.11%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) HTTP
2 8 (8.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) Big Data
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (28.42%) Selenium
2 8 (8.42%) JIRA
3 6 (6.32%) HP UFT
4 5 (5.26%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.11%) NUnit
7 1 (1.05%) Protractor
7 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Electronics
2 4 (4.21%) Marketing
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Publishing
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (35.79%) Test Engineer
2 25 (26.32%) Software Test Engineer
3 22 (23.16%) Test Automation Engineer
4 18 (18.95%) Developer
4 18 (18.95%) Tester
5 17 (17.89%) Analyst
6 16 (16.84%) Test Analyst
7 12 (12.63%) Developer in Test
8 10 (10.53%) Java Engineer
9 9 (9.47%) Web Engineer
10 7 (7.37%) Software Developer
10 7 (7.37%) Web Tester
11 5 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Lead Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Senior Tester
11 5 (5.26%) Test Leader
12 4 (4.21%) Java Developer
12 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
12 4 (4.21%) Software Test Analyst
12 4 (4.21%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) .NET
2 14 (14.74%) Web Services
3 9 (9.47%) REST
4 7 (7.37%) HTML
5 5 (5.26%) CSS
5 5 (5.26%) J2EE
6 4 (4.21%) MyBatis
6 4 (4.21%) WPF
7 2 (2.11%) LAMP
7 2 (2.11%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.53%) Fintech
4 6 (6.32%) Biology
4 6 (6.32%) iPad
4 6 (6.32%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.21%) Informatics
7 3 (3.16%) Statistics
8 2 (2.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Linux
2 10 (10.53%) Windows
3 8 (8.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.26%) Unix
5 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.63%) Scrum
3 26 (27.37%) Test Automation
4 21 (22.11%) TDD
5 19 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 17 (17.89%) Functional Testing
7 15 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 15 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (12.63%) Automation Testing
8 12 (12.63%) Manual Testing
9 11 (11.58%) Agile Testing
9 11 (11.58%) Regression Testing
10 10 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (9.47%) BDD
11 9 (9.47%) Performance Testing
12 8 (8.42%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.42%) V-Model
13 7 (7.37%) Project Management
13 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
14 6 (6.32%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) Java
2 20 (21.05%) SQL
3 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.68%) Python
5 12 (12.63%) Perl
6 11 (11.58%) C#
7 4 (4.21%) C
8 3 (3.16%) C++
9 2 (2.11%) PHP
10 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.05%) Ruby
10 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (34.74%) Degree
2 24 (25.26%) ISEB
3 13 (13.68%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.21%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.26%) QA
2 5 (5.26%) SDET
3 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) WorldPay
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle
4 3 (3.16%) EMC
5 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
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