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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 86 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 40 54 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.15% 2.61% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 3.02% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 35 48 56
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £29,475 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
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
1576 1786 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 84.87% 86.24% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1540 1640
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 £31,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -11 30 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Peterborough +6 5 £26,000 -10.72%
Huntingdon 0 3 £25,000 +19.04%
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 40 (50.63%) Degree
2 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.44%) Java
4 26 (32.91%) SQL
5 25 (31.65%) Computer Science
6 23 (29.11%) Automated Testing
7 21 (26.58%) QA
8 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
9 19 (24.05%) Manual Testing
9 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
10 16 (20.25%) HTML
10 16 (20.25%) Web Services
11 15 (18.99%) Scrum
11 15 (18.99%) Test Scripting
12 14 (17.72%) Selenium
12 14 (17.72%) Finance
12 14 (17.72%) Unix
12 14 (17.72%) Windows
12 14 (17.72%) ISEB
13 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.46%) Python
14 12 (15.19%) Internet
15 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
16 10 (12.66%) Regression Testing
16 10 (12.66%) C#
16 10 (12.66%) ISTQB
16 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (11.39%) Defect Management
17 9 (11.39%) JIRA
17 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing

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 (11.39%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) GitHub
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Internet
2 9 (11.39%) Intranet
2 9 (11.39%) Wireless
3 5 (6.33%) HTTP
4 4 (5.06%) Firewall
5 1 (1.27%) DNS
5 1 (1.27%) SSL
5 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) GIS
2 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.27%) Big Data
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Selenium
2 9 (11.39%) JIRA
3 5 (6.33%) Bugzilla
3 5 (6.33%) JUnit
3 5 (6.33%) TestNG
3 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.27%) Gatling
6 1 (1.27%) JMeter
6 1 (1.27%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.13%) Billing
4 5 (6.33%) Electronics
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Test Engineer
2 22 (27.85%) Software Test Engineer
3 17 (21.52%) Test Automation Engineer
3 17 (21.52%) Tester
4 14 (17.72%) Developer
5 13 (16.46%) Analyst
6 10 (12.66%) Test Analyst
7 9 (11.39%) GIS Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Software Developer
8 8 (10.13%) Web Tester
9 7 (8.86%) Web Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.33%) QA Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Java Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) HTML
1 16 (20.25%) Web Services
2 7 (8.86%) CSS
2 7 (8.86%) Reactive Extensions
2 7 (8.86%) WPF
3 5 (6.33%) REST
4 4 (5.06%) .NET
4 4 (5.06%) MyBatis
5 3 (3.80%) RESTful
5 3 (3.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.65%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Mathematics
4 6 (7.59%) iPad
5 5 (6.33%) Informatics
5 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.33%) Statistics
5 5 (6.33%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.06%) Biology
7 3 (3.80%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Unix
1 14 (17.72%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.11%) Automated Testing
3 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
4 19 (24.05%) Manual Testing
5 15 (18.99%) Scrum
5 15 (18.99%) Test Scripting
6 10 (12.66%) Regression Testing
7 9 (11.39%) CRM
7 9 (11.39%) Data Migration
7 9 (11.39%) Defect Management
7 9 (11.39%) Migration
7 9 (11.39%) OO
7 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (10.13%) Open Source
9 7 (8.86%) TDD
10 6 (7.59%) Automation Testing
10 6 (7.59%) Load Testing
10 6 (7.59%) Usability Testing
10 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) Java
2 26 (32.91%) SQL
3 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.46%) Python
5 10 (12.66%) C#
6 9 (11.39%) Magik
7 7 (8.86%) C
8 6 (7.59%) Perl
9 4 (5.06%) C++
10 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (50.63%) Degree
2 14 (17.72%) ISEB
3 10 (12.66%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Firmware
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) EMC
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco
4 1 (1.27%) Dell
4 1 (1.27%) NetApp
4 1 (1.27%) SAP
4 1 (1.27%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) WorldPay
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £30,300 to £34,100 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago