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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 92 98 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 39 36 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.04% 1.72% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.09% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 52
Median salary £35,396 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,825 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
1662 1723 2065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 86.74% 82.56% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1439 1669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 31 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 31 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 +8 32 £35,791 -18.65% 5
Peterborough - 2 £22,500 - 1
Huntingdon - 1 £21,000 -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.37%) Degree
3 27 (31.40%) Scrum
4 24 (27.91%) Java
4 24 (27.91%) Selenium
5 22 (25.58%) Test Automation
6 21 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (24.42%) SQL
6 21 (24.42%) ISEB
6 21 (24.42%) Automated Testing
7 18 (20.93%) QA
8 17 (19.77%) TDD
9 16 (18.60%) Web Services
10 15 (17.44%) Test Scripting
11 14 (16.28%) Manual Testing
11 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
11 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
11 14 (16.28%) Linux
11 14 (16.28%) Computer Science
12 13 (15.12%) Python
12 13 (15.12%) Regression Testing
12 13 (15.12%) Functional Testing
13 12 (13.95%) Windows
13 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (13.95%) ISTQB
14 11 (12.79%) Perl
14 11 (12.79%) Automation Testing
15 9 (10.47%) Agile Testing
15 9 (10.47%) Fintech
15 9 (10.47%) 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 2 (2.33%) Apache
1 2 (2.33%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Firewall
1 8 (9.30%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) Intranet
2 2 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.33%) GIS
2 2 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (27.91%) Selenium
2 7 (8.14%) JIRA
3 5 (5.81%) Bugzilla
3 5 (5.81%) HP UFT
4 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.16%) Protractor
6 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.16%) Subversion
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Electronics
2 4 (4.65%) Marketing
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Test Engineer
2 23 (26.74%) Software Test Engineer
2 23 (26.74%) Tester
3 19 (22.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 15 (17.44%) Developer
5 13 (15.12%) Analyst
6 12 (13.95%) Test Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) Java Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Web Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Web Tester
8 8 (9.30%) Software Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Developer in Test
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Tester
10 5 (5.81%) Software Tester
11 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (3.49%) Design Engineer
12 3 (3.49%) Junior
12 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) Web Services
2 9 (10.47%) .NET
3 8 (9.30%) HTML
3 8 (9.30%) REST
4 6 (6.98%) CSS
5 5 (5.81%) J2EE
6 4 (4.65%) MyBatis
6 4 (4.65%) WPF
7 2 (2.33%) LAMP
7 2 (2.33%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (1.16%) RESTful
8 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.47%) Fintech
4 6 (6.98%) Biology
4 6 (6.98%) iPad
4 6 (6.98%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.65%) Informatics
6 4 (4.65%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.33%) Life Science
7 2 (2.33%) Statistics
8 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Linux
2 12 (13.95%) Windows
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.98%) Unix
5 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.40%) Scrum
3 22 (25.58%) Test Automation
4 21 (24.42%) Automated Testing
5 17 (19.77%) TDD
6 15 (17.44%) Test Scripting
7 14 (16.28%) Manual Testing
8 13 (15.12%) Functional Testing
8 13 (15.12%) Regression Testing
9 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.79%) Automation Testing
11 9 (10.47%) Agile Testing
11 9 (10.47%) V-Model
12 8 (9.30%) Performance Testing
13 7 (8.14%) BDD
13 7 (8.14%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.98%) Bioinformatics
14 6 (6.98%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) Java
2 21 (24.42%) SQL
3 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.12%) Python
5 11 (12.79%) Perl
6 8 (9.30%) C#
7 5 (5.81%) C
8 3 (3.49%) C++
9 2 (2.33%) Magik
9 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (38.37%) Degree
2 21 (24.42%) ISEB
3 12 (13.95%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) SDET
3 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) WorldPay
3 3 (3.49%) EMC
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
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