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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 83 84 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 48 62 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.29% 2.54% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 3.11% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 57 130
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
1717 1996 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.07% 81.84% 74.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1673 1736
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +1 35 £40,000 +19.40% 7
Peterborough -7 1 £34,000 -16.04%
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 50 (43.10%) Test Automation
2 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (37.07%) ISEB
4 40 (34.48%) Python
5 35 (30.17%) Automated Testing
6 34 (29.31%) SQL
7 31 (26.72%) C++
8 28 (24.14%) QA
9 27 (23.28%) Scrum
10 26 (22.41%) C#
11 24 (20.69%) Regression Testing
11 24 (20.69%) Degree
11 24 (20.69%) Selenium
11 24 (20.69%) Manual Testing
12 22 (18.97%) JIRA
13 21 (18.10%) Test Management
14 19 (16.38%) Linux
14 19 (16.38%) Agile Testing
15 18 (15.52%) Windows
15 18 (15.52%) ISTQB
15 18 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (14.66%) Java
17 16 (13.79%) UNIX
17 16 (13.79%) Finance
17 16 (13.79%) Test Scripting
18 13 (11.21%) Microsoft
18 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
19 11 (9.48%) TDD
20 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
20 10 (8.62%) Web Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Office
2 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.86%) 3G
3 1 (0.86%) Wireless
3 1 (0.86%) 2G
3 1 (0.86%) NFC
3 1 (0.86%) Network Security
3 1 (0.86%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (20.69%) Selenium
2 22 (18.97%) JIRA
3 9 (7.76%) WebDriver
4 8 (6.90%) SoapUI
4 8 (6.90%) JMeter
5 6 (5.17%) JUnit
5 6 (5.17%) TestNG
6 3 (2.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.59%) NUnit
6 3 (2.59%) Calabash
6 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.59%) MSTest
6 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.59%) WatiN
7 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.86%) Subversion
7 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.86%) FitNesse
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Marketing
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Electronics
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Test Engineer
2 33 (28.45%) Tester
3 27 (23.28%) Software Engineer
3 27 (23.28%) Software Test Engineer
4 20 (17.24%) Software Tester
5 19 (16.38%) Test Team Leader
5 19 (16.38%) Team Leader
6 11 (9.48%) Automation Team Leader
7 9 (7.76%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Automation Tester
8 8 (6.90%) Test Consultant
8 8 (6.90%) Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Consultant
9 7 (6.03%) Software Team Leader
10 6 (5.17%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Programme Manager
10 6 (5.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) SOAP
1 8 (6.90%) XML
1 8 (6.90%) HTML
2 6 (5.17%) CSS
3 1 (0.86%) JSON
3 1 (0.86%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.76%) User Experience
3 7 (6.03%) Smart Meter
4 6 (5.17%) Open Source
5 5 (4.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (3.45%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.72%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.72%) PMI
9 1 (0.86%) BBC
9 1 (0.86%) Handset
9 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Linux
2 18 (15.52%) Windows
3 16 (13.79%) UNIX
4 8 (6.90%) Android
5 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.72%) VMS
6 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.86%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Tizen
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.10%) Test Automation
2 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.17%) Automated Testing
4 27 (23.28%) Scrum
5 24 (20.69%) Regression Testing
5 24 (20.69%) Manual Testing
6 21 (18.10%) Test Management
7 19 (16.38%) Agile Testing
8 18 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (13.79%) Test Scripting
10 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
11 11 (9.48%) TDD
12 10 (8.62%) Web Testing
13 9 (7.76%) Load Testing
14 8 (6.90%) BDD
15 7 (6.03%) Kanban
15 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (6.03%) User Stories
16 6 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (5.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.48%) Python
2 34 (29.31%) SQL
3 31 (26.72%) C++
4 26 (22.41%) C#
5 17 (14.66%) Java
6 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.31%) C
8 2 (1.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (37.07%) ISEB
2 24 (20.69%) Degree
3 18 (15.52%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Firmware
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.86%) VMware
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