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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 108 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 47 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.81% 2.37% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 2.78% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 61
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
1364 1692 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 84.88% 85.50% 84.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1355 1520
Median salary £46,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.68% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -18 11 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 30 (71.43%) Degree
2 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) C#
3 20 (47.62%) Python
4 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 17 (40.48%) Test Scripting
6 16 (38.10%) Defect Tracking
7 13 (30.95%) Bugzilla
7 13 (30.95%) Scrum
8 12 (28.57%) Mobile App
9 11 (26.19%) Manual Testing
10 10 (23.81%) .NET
10 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
11 9 (21.43%) C
11 9 (21.43%) Java
11 9 (21.43%) Project Management
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) Finance
12 8 (19.05%) Selenium
13 7 (16.67%) C++
14 6 (14.29%) HTML
14 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 6 (14.29%) SQL
14 6 (14.29%) CSS
14 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (11.90%) Open Source
15 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
15 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
15 5 (11.90%) JUnit
16 4 (9.52%) Unix

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 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Bugzilla
2 8 (19.05%) Selenium
3 5 (11.90%) JUnit
3 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.52%) TestNG
5 3 (7.14%) JIRA
5 3 (7.14%) Ranorex
6 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.76%) JBehave
6 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.76%) RSpec
6 2 (4.76%) Subversion
6 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.76%) TestComplete
6 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.38%) Ant
7 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Software Test Engineer
1 20 (47.62%) Test Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Support Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Software Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Software Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) Qt
4 2 (4.76%) Ajax
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Home Automation
3 2 (4.76%) Smart Home
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 17 (40.48%) Test Scripting
4 16 (38.10%) Defect Tracking
5 13 (30.95%) Scrum
6 11 (26.19%) Manual Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Project Management
8 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Open Source
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.76%) API Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.76%) BDD
11 2 (4.76%) Change Control
11 2 (4.76%) OO
11 2 (4.76%) People Management
11 2 (4.76%) Presales
11 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) C#
1 20 (47.62%) Python
2 9 (21.43%) C
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) C++
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Perl
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) KVM
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Brocade
2 1 (2.38%) SAP
2 1 (2.38%) VMware
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