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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 94 81 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -32
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 40 64 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.89% 2.53% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.16% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 53 116
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £28,100 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1709 2024 1993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.58% 80.16% 77.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1636 1732
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 29 £44,000 +25.71% 8
Peterborough -1 1 £34,000 -6.20%
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 48 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (34.78%) SQL
3 32 (34.78%) ISEB
4 29 (31.52%) Python
5 27 (29.35%) C++
5 27 (29.35%) Selenium
6 24 (26.09%) C#
7 23 (25.00%) Scrum
7 23 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 22 (23.91%) Manual Testing
9 21 (22.83%) Java
10 20 (21.74%) Degree
11 18 (19.57%) Windows
12 17 (18.48%) Linux
13 16 (17.39%) Agile Testing
14 15 (16.30%) UNIX
14 15 (16.30%) QA
14 15 (16.30%) Test Scripting
15 14 (15.22%) Regression Testing
16 13 (14.13%) ISTQB
16 13 (14.13%) JIRA
17 12 (13.04%) Test Management
18 11 (11.96%) Web Testing
18 11 (11.96%) JMeter
18 11 (11.96%) SoapUI
18 11 (11.96%) User Experience
19 10 (10.87%) Finance
19 10 (10.87%) SOAP
20 9 (9.78%) Computer Science

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Office
2 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) Network Security
3 2 (2.17%) Wireless
3 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.09%) NFC
4 1 (1.09%) LTE
4 1 (1.09%) Intranet
4 1 (1.09%) 2G
4 1 (1.09%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (29.35%) Selenium
2 13 (14.13%) JIRA
3 11 (11.96%) JMeter
3 11 (11.96%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (3.26%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.26%) NUnit
5 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.17%) WatiN
6 2 (2.17%) MSTest
6 2 (2.17%) Subversion
6 2 (2.17%) Calabash
6 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.09%) TestNG
7 1 (1.09%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.09%) JUnit
7 1 (1.09%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Automotive
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (41.30%) Tester
2 28 (30.43%) Test Engineer
3 23 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 19 (20.65%) Software Test Engineer
4 19 (20.65%) Software Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Automation Tester
6 10 (10.87%) Test Team Leader
6 10 (10.87%) Team Leader
7 7 (7.61%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Automation Team Leader
7 7 (7.61%) Test Consultant
7 7 (7.61%) Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) Junior
9 4 (4.35%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Junior Test Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) SOAP
2 9 (9.78%) HTML
3 7 (7.61%) XML
4 3 (3.26%) CSS
5 2 (2.17%) .NET
6 1 (1.09%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.09%) JSON
6 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) User Experience
2 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.26%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.26%) PMI
4 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.09%) Informatics
4 1 (1.09%) Biology
4 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.09%) BBC
4 1 (1.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Windows
2 17 (18.48%) Linux
3 15 (16.30%) UNIX
4 8 (8.70%) Android
5 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.17%) VMS
6 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.09%) Tizen
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.00%) Scrum
3 23 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 22 (23.91%) Manual Testing
5 16 (17.39%) Agile Testing
6 15 (16.30%) Test Scripting
7 14 (15.22%) Regression Testing
8 12 (13.04%) Test Management
9 11 (11.96%) Web Testing
10 9 (9.78%) TDD
11 8 (8.70%) BDD
12 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (6.52%) Kanban
13 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
14 5 (5.43%) SDLC
14 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
14 5 (5.43%) Load Testing
15 4 (4.35%) Validation
15 4 (4.35%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.78%) SQL
2 29 (31.52%) Python
3 27 (29.35%) C++
4 24 (26.09%) C#
5 21 (22.83%) Java
6 6 (6.52%) C
7 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.26%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) Magik
Qualifications
1 32 (34.78%) ISEB
2 20 (21.74%) Degree
3 13 (14.13%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.52%) WorldPay
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £43,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Posted: 21 days ago
St Neots, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge, UK
Abcam
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago