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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 113 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 51 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.71% 2.41% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 2.74% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 48
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
1474 1864 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 87.74% 87.92% 85.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1198 1431 1545
Median salary £46,614 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.94% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -27 11 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 26 (78.79%) Degree
2 19 (57.58%) Python
3 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) C#
4 15 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 12 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
5 12 (36.36%) Bugzilla
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 10 (30.30%) C
8 8 (24.24%) C++
8 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
9 7 (21.21%) .NET
9 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.18%) Project Management
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.15%) Selenium
11 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
12 4 (12.12%) QA
12 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
12 4 (12.12%) Java
13 3 (9.09%) Perl
13 3 (9.09%) Linux
13 3 (9.09%) Electronics
13 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
13 3 (9.09%) Ruby
13 3 (9.09%) Finance
13 3 (9.09%) Qt
13 3 (9.09%) Computer Science

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
1 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) GIS
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Bugzilla
2 5 (15.15%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.06%) JBehave
4 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
4 2 (6.06%) RSpec
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) TestComplete
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) Ant
5 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
5 1 (3.03%) NUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.09%) Electronics
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Software Test Engineer
1 18 (54.55%) Test Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Software Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Software Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Test Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Qt
3 2 (6.06%) Ajax
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.06%) Home Automation
3 2 (6.06%) Smart Home
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 12 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
3 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 11 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) API Testing
9 2 (6.06%) BDD
9 2 (6.06%) Change Control
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (6.06%) OO
9 2 (6.06%) Open Source
9 2 (6.06%) People Management
9 2 (6.06%) Presales
9 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Python
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 10 (30.30%) C
4 8 (24.24%) C++
5 4 (12.12%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) Perl
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby
7 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.06%) SQL
8 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) KVM
2 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Brocade
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
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