The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 76 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 63 51 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.63% 2.15% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.85% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 52 48 42
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +15.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1920 1789 2091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.17% 75.39% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1518 1795
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Testing
East of England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +20 60 £33,500 -4.28% 9
Peterborough +5 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
St Neots - 1 £41,000 -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 59 (45.74%) QA
2 49 (37.98%) Degree
2 49 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (34.11%) ISEB
4 42 (32.56%) Automated Testing
5 36 (27.91%) Java
6 33 (25.58%) SQL
7 31 (24.03%) Scrum
8 28 (21.71%) ISTQB
9 26 (20.16%) Test Scripting
9 26 (20.16%) Manual Testing
10 25 (19.38%) C#
11 23 (17.83%) HTML
11 23 (17.83%) Python
11 23 (17.83%) Selenium
12 22 (17.05%) .NET
13 21 (16.28%) Regression Testing
14 20 (15.50%) C++
14 20 (15.50%) Linux
15 18 (13.95%) UNIX
16 16 (12.40%) Internet
16 16 (12.40%) JavaScript
17 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
17 15 (11.63%) Agile Testing
18 14 (10.85%) Test Management
18 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
18 14 (10.85%) Windows
18 14 (10.85%) Perl
18 14 (10.85%) Finance
19 13 (10.08%) CSS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (3.10%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Office
2 3 (2.33%) MS Project
2 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.40%) Internet
2 11 (8.53%) Wireless
3 7 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.10%) HTTP
4 4 (3.10%) Bluetooth
5 3 (2.33%) UWB
6 2 (1.55%) ZigBee
6 2 (1.55%) LAN
7 1 (0.78%) GSM
7 1 (0.78%) 3G
7 1 (0.78%) TDMA
7 1 (0.78%) TETRA
7 1 (0.78%) 4G
7 1 (0.78%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) DB2
3 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (17.83%) Selenium
2 11 (8.53%) JIRA
3 9 (6.98%) WebDriver
4 8 (6.20%) JMeter
4 8 (6.20%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (5.43%) FitNesse
6 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.55%) WATIR
7 2 (1.55%) TestNG
7 2 (1.55%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.55%) JUnit
8 1 (0.78%) Ant
8 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.78%) Maven
8 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.78%) Subversion
8 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (10.85%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Electronics
2 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.10%) Games
4 2 (1.55%) Publishing
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
5 1 (0.78%) German Language
5 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (28.68%) Software Engineer
2 31 (24.03%) Test Engineer
3 26 (20.16%) Tester
4 22 (17.05%) Software Test Engineer
5 21 (16.28%) Analyst
5 21 (16.28%) Test Analyst
6 19 (14.73%) Software Tester
7 13 (10.08%) QA Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) QA Manager
9 8 (6.20%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.43%) Junior
11 6 (4.65%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Software Test Analyst
11 6 (4.65%) Graduate
12 5 (3.88%) Senior Test Engineer
13 4 (3.10%) Consultant
13 4 (3.10%) Support Manager
13 4 (3.10%) Applications Support Engineer
13 4 (3.10%) Test Consultant
13 4 (3.10%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.83%) HTML
2 22 (17.05%) .NET
3 13 (10.08%) CSS
4 8 (6.20%) XML
5 4 (3.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (3.10%) STL
6 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.33%) Web Services
7 2 (1.55%) REST
7 2 (1.55%) Middleware
8 1 (0.78%) J2EE
8 1 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.43%) Social Media
3 5 (3.88%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.10%) iPhone
4 4 (3.10%) iPad
4 4 (3.10%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.33%) Firmware
5 3 (2.33%) Open Source
6 2 (1.55%) Online Games
7 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.78%) GIS
7 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.78%) Handset
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Xbox
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.50%) Linux
2 18 (13.95%) UNIX
3 14 (10.85%) Windows
4 7 (5.43%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.56%) Automated Testing
3 31 (24.03%) Scrum
4 26 (20.16%) Test Scripting
4 26 (20.16%) Manual Testing
5 21 (16.28%) Regression Testing
6 15 (11.63%) Agile Testing
7 14 (10.85%) Test Management
7 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
8 13 (10.08%) Performance Testing
9 12 (9.30%) Automation Testing
10 10 (7.75%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.20%) BDD
11 8 (6.20%) Release Management
11 8 (6.20%) TDD
12 7 (5.43%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.43%) UML
12 7 (5.43%) Multithreading
12 7 (5.43%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.91%) Java
2 33 (25.58%) SQL
3 25 (19.38%) C#
4 23 (17.83%) Python
5 20 (15.50%) C++
6 16 (12.40%) JavaScript
7 14 (10.85%) Perl
8 11 (8.53%) C
9 4 (3.10%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.10%) Ruby
9 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.10%) VB
10 3 (2.33%) PHP
10 3 (2.33%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.55%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.78%) VBA
12 1 (0.78%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (37.98%) Degree
2 44 (34.11%) ISEB
3 28 (21.71%) ISTQB
4 13 (10.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (45.74%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.98%) Oracle
3 3 (2.33%) Perforce
4 2 (1.55%) Atmel
4 2 (1.55%) Adobe
5 1 (0.78%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) Apple
5 1 (0.78%) HP
5 1 (0.78%) MKS
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