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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 79 93 99
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 58 41 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.39% 1.83% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.32% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 52
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
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
1971 1771 2283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.14% 78.92% 76.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1527 1965
Average salary £43,450 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +9 52 £34,000 -9.33% 10
Huntingdon - 4 £43,500 -
Peterborough +2 1 £40,000 +34.18%
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 75 (61.98%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (53.72%) QA
3 45 (37.19%) Automated Testing
4 44 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 41 (33.88%) ISEB
6 40 (33.06%) Java
7 38 (31.40%) Degree
8 33 (27.27%) Scrum
8 33 (27.27%) C#
9 32 (26.45%) Regression Testing
10 30 (24.79%) SQL
11 28 (23.14%) C++
12 26 (21.49%) Selenium
13 25 (20.66%) Test Scripting
13 25 (20.66%) HTML
13 25 (20.66%) ISTQB
14 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
14 20 (16.53%) JavaScript
15 18 (14.88%) .NET
16 15 (12.40%) C
16 15 (12.40%) Internet
16 15 (12.40%) Finance
16 15 (12.40%) Test Automation
17 14 (11.57%) Agile Testing
17 14 (11.57%) Python
18 13 (10.74%) CSS
19 12 (9.92%) Oracle
19 12 (9.92%) UNIX
19 12 (9.92%) WebDriver
19 12 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (2.48%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Office
2 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.40%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) Wireless
2 4 (3.31%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) TETRA
3 1 (0.83%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.83%) LTE
3 1 (0.83%) 4G
3 1 (0.83%) 3G
3 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.83%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) MySQL
3 2 (1.65%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.83%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Selenium
2 12 (9.92%) WebDriver
3 10 (8.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (7.44%) JIRA
5 8 (6.61%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.13%) FitNesse
6 5 (4.13%) JUnit
6 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.48%) JMeter
7 3 (2.48%) NUnit
7 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.65%) TestNG
8 2 (1.65%) WATIR
8 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.65%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.83%) CMake
9 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.83%) Hudson
9 1 (0.83%) QALoad
9 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (12.40%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.13%) Banking
4 4 (3.31%) Games
5 2 (1.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) French Language
6 1 (0.83%) German Language
6 1 (0.83%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 30 (24.79%) Tester
3 22 (18.18%) Analyst
3 22 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 20 (16.53%) Software Tester
4 20 (16.53%) Test Engineer
5 15 (12.40%) Software Test Engineer
6 13 (10.74%) QA Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) QA Manager
8 8 (6.61%) Software Test Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.96%) Graduate
10 5 (4.13%) Junior
10 5 (4.13%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Test Manager
11 4 (3.31%) Consultant
11 4 (3.31%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Test Consultant
12 3 (2.48%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.66%) HTML
2 18 (14.88%) .NET
3 13 (10.74%) CSS
4 7 (5.79%) XML
5 6 (4.96%) Web Services
6 4 (3.31%) STL
6 4 (3.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.65%) Middleware
8 2 (1.65%) REST
9 1 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.79%) iPhone
2 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.31%) iPad
4 3 (2.48%) Open Source
5 2 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.65%) Online Games
5 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) Physics
6 1 (0.83%) GIS
6 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.83%) Handset
6 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.83%) Xbox
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.92%) UNIX
2 10 (8.26%) Linux
3 9 (7.44%) Windows
4 5 (4.13%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (61.98%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.19%) Automated Testing
3 44 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 33 (27.27%) Scrum
5 32 (26.45%) Regression Testing
6 25 (20.66%) Test Scripting
7 15 (12.40%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.57%) Agile Testing
9 12 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (9.09%) Test Management
11 10 (8.26%) Automation Testing
12 9 (7.44%) Test Strategy
12 9 (7.44%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.61%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.61%) Performance Testing
14 7 (5.79%) TDD
14 7 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.79%) UML
14 7 (5.79%) BDD
14 7 (5.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.06%) Java
2 33 (27.27%) C#
3 30 (24.79%) SQL
4 28 (23.14%) C++
5 20 (16.53%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.40%) C
7 14 (11.57%) Python
8 8 (6.61%) Perl
9 5 (4.13%) PHP
10 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.48%) VB
10 3 (2.48%) Scala
11 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.83%) Ruby
12 1 (0.83%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 41 (33.88%) ISEB
2 38 (31.40%) Degree
3 25 (20.66%) ISTQB
4 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) PhD
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (53.72%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) HP
4 2 (1.65%) Perforce
5 1 (0.83%) Atmel
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) Quark
5 1 (0.83%) MKS
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Eurotime Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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Eurotime Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 plus bonus, allowance and excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Red Gate Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago