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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 86 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 38 40 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.07% 1.83% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.16% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 51
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £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
1568 1851 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.40% 84.91% 84.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1560 1660
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -10 27 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Peterborough +8 6 £26,000 -10.72% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £21,000 -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (46.51%) Degree
3 29 (33.72%) Java
4 27 (31.40%) SQL
5 25 (29.07%) Automated Testing
5 25 (29.07%) Computer Science
6 22 (25.58%) Web Services
7 21 (24.42%) QA
8 20 (23.26%) Manual Testing
8 20 (23.26%) Test Automation
9 19 (22.09%) ISEB
9 19 (22.09%) Scrum
10 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
11 17 (19.77%) Windows
11 17 (19.77%) Selenium
12 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (16.28%) HTML
13 14 (16.28%) Test Scripting
14 13 (15.12%) Python
15 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
15 12 (13.95%) Unix
15 12 (13.95%) Regression Testing
16 11 (12.79%) Telecoms
16 11 (12.79%) Finance
16 11 (12.79%) ISTQB
16 11 (12.79%) Exploratory Testing
17 10 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (11.63%) TDD
18 9 (10.47%) GIS
18 9 (10.47%) Magik

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 (10.47%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) GitHub
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) Internet
1 9 (10.47%) Intranet
1 9 (10.47%) Wireless
2 7 (8.14%) HTTP
3 6 (6.98%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) SSL
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) GIS
2 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.16%) Big Data
3 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Selenium
2 7 (8.14%) JIRA
3 5 (5.81%) Bugzilla
4 4 (4.65%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.33%) JUnit
6 2 (2.33%) TestNG
6 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.16%) Gatling
7 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.16%) JMeter
7 1 (1.16%) Protractor
7 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
1 11 (12.79%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.30%) Billing
3 6 (6.98%) Electronics
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (39.53%) Test Engineer
2 24 (27.91%) Software Test Engineer
3 23 (26.74%) Tester
4 19 (22.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 15 (17.44%) Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Analyst
6 10 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Test Analyst
6 10 (11.63%) Web Tester
7 9 (10.47%) GIS Developer
7 9 (10.47%) Web Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Junior
9 5 (5.81%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.65%) QA Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) Web Services
2 14 (16.28%) HTML
3 7 (8.14%) REST
4 6 (6.98%) Reactive Extensions
4 6 (6.98%) WPF
5 5 (5.81%) .NET
5 5 (5.81%) CSS
6 4 (4.65%) J2EE
6 4 (4.65%) MyBatis
7 3 (3.49%) RESTful
7 3 (3.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Computer Science
2 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.98%) Fintech
4 6 (6.98%) iPad
5 5 (5.81%) Informatics
5 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.81%) Statistics
5 5 (5.81%) Visualisation
6 4 (4.65%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Unix
3 9 (10.47%) Linux
4 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) Automated Testing
3 20 (23.26%) Manual Testing
3 20 (23.26%) Test Automation
4 19 (22.09%) Scrum
5 14 (16.28%) Test Scripting
6 12 (13.95%) Regression Testing
7 11 (12.79%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (11.63%) TDD
8 10 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (10.47%) CRM
9 9 (10.47%) Data Migration
9 9 (10.47%) Defect Management
9 9 (10.47%) Migration
9 9 (10.47%) OO
9 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.47%) V-Model
10 8 (9.30%) Automation Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Functional Testing
11 7 (8.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) Java
2 27 (31.40%) SQL
3 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.12%) Python
5 9 (10.47%) Magik
6 8 (9.30%) Perl
7 7 (8.14%) C
8 5 (5.81%) C#
9 4 (4.65%) C++
10 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (46.51%) Degree
2 19 (22.09%) ISEB
3 11 (12.79%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Firmware
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) WorldPay
3 3 (3.49%) EMC
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
5 1 (1.16%) Dell
5 1 (1.16%) NetApp
5 1 (1.16%) VMware
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