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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 99 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 22 54 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.38% 2.73% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 3.17% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 43 70
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1329 1706 2153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 83.06% 86.25% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1477 1666
Median salary £46,900 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.59% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -26 12 £42,500 +10.38% 3
Huntingdon - 7 £25,000 -
Peterborough -4 2 - - 1
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 (72.41%) Degree
2 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) C#
4 20 (34.48%) Java
5 18 (31.03%) Python
5 18 (31.03%) Test Automation
6 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
7 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
7 15 (25.86%) Manual Testing
7 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
8 14 (24.14%) Scrum
8 14 (24.14%) Defect Tracking
9 13 (22.41%) SQL
9 13 (22.41%) HTML
10 12 (20.69%) Web Services
11 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
11 11 (18.97%) Finance
11 11 (18.97%) Bugzilla
12 10 (17.24%) C
12 10 (17.24%) Mobile App
13 9 (15.52%) .NET
13 9 (15.52%) Unix
13 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.52%) Project Management
13 9 (15.52%) Internet
13 9 (15.52%) Selenium
14 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
14 8 (13.79%) OO
15 7 (12.07%) CSS
15 7 (12.07%) C++

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 6 (10.34%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.72%) GitHub
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Internet
2 6 (10.34%) Intranet
2 6 (10.34%) Wireless
3 3 (5.17%) HTTP
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) SSL
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) GIS
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Bugzilla
2 9 (15.52%) Selenium
3 6 (10.34%) JUnit
3 6 (10.34%) WebDriver
4 5 (8.62%) TestNG
5 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.17%) JIRA
6 3 (5.17%) Ranorex
7 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.45%) JBehave
7 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.45%) RSpec
7 2 (3.45%) Subversion
8 1 (1.72%) Gatling
8 1 (1.72%) JMeter
8 1 (1.72%) NUnit
8 1 (1.72%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.34%) Billing
4 4 (6.90%) Electronics
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Test Engineer
2 21 (36.21%) Software Test Engineer
3 14 (24.14%) Analyst
3 14 (24.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Support Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) GIS Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Tester
8 4 (6.90%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Software Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Software Support Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) HTML
2 12 (20.69%) Web Services
3 9 (15.52%) .NET
4 7 (12.07%) CSS
5 5 (8.62%) Reactive Extensions
5 5 (8.62%) WPF
6 3 (5.17%) REST
7 2 (3.45%) Ajax
7 2 (3.45%) Qt
7 2 (3.45%) RESTful
7 2 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.62%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Statistics
5 2 (3.45%) Home Automation
5 2 (3.45%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.72%) Informatics
6 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Unix
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Test Automation
3 15 (25.86%) Manual Testing
3 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
4 14 (24.14%) Defect Tracking
4 14 (24.14%) Scrum
5 9 (15.52%) Project Management
6 8 (13.79%) OO
7 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.34%) CRM
8 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
8 6 (10.34%) Migration
8 6 (10.34%) Open Source
9 5 (8.62%) Defect Management
10 4 (6.90%) Automation Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Change Control
10 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) C#
2 20 (34.48%) Java
3 18 (31.03%) Python
4 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
5 13 (22.41%) SQL
6 10 (17.24%) C
7 7 (12.07%) C++
8 6 (10.34%) Magik
8 6 (10.34%) Perl
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby
9 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (72.41%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 days ago