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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 85 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 41 57 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.90% 2.31% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.78% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 45
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
1778 2048 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.43% 83.05% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1635 1593
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 34 £37,500 +11.94% 5
Peterborough +6 4 £29,125 -27.18% 1
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (43.33%) Selenium
4 31 (34.44%) Java
4 31 (34.44%) SQL
5 28 (31.11%) C++
6 25 (27.78%) C#
7 24 (26.67%) Python
7 24 (26.67%) ISEB
8 23 (25.56%) QA
9 21 (23.33%) Degree
10 19 (21.11%) Scrum
11 16 (17.78%) JMeter
11 16 (17.78%) Finance
11 16 (17.78%) Linux
11 16 (17.78%) Manual Testing
12 15 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 15 (16.67%) UNIX
12 15 (16.67%) SoapUI
13 14 (15.56%) Agile Testing
13 14 (15.56%) User Experience
13 14 (15.56%) SOAP
13 14 (15.56%) Web Testing
13 14 (15.56%) Computer Science
13 14 (15.56%) Automated Testing
14 13 (14.44%) BDD
15 12 (13.33%) TDD
15 12 (13.33%) Regression Testing
16 11 (12.22%) WorldPay
17 10 (11.11%) Internet

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.11%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (3.33%) WAN
2 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.33%) Network Security
3 2 (2.22%) Wireless
4 1 (1.11%) 2G
4 1 (1.11%) LTE
4 1 (1.11%) Intranet
4 1 (1.11%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (43.33%) Selenium
2 16 (17.78%) JMeter
3 15 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 9 (10.00%) JIRA
5 5 (5.56%) HP UFT
6 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.33%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.33%) Subversion
8 2 (2.22%) NUnit
8 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.11%) MSTest
9 1 (1.11%) Calabash
9 1 (1.11%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.11%) TestNG
9 1 (1.11%) JUnit
9 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Electronics
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.44%) Automotive
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (44.44%) Tester
2 23 (25.56%) Test Engineer
3 22 (24.44%) Software Tester
4 18 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 16 (17.78%) Analyst
6 15 (16.67%) Test Analyst
7 14 (15.56%) Software Test Engineer
8 12 (13.33%) Developer
9 10 (11.11%) Automation Tester
10 6 (6.67%) Team Leader
10 6 (6.67%) QA Tester
10 6 (6.67%) Junior
11 5 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (4.44%) Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) Junior Tester
12 4 (4.44%) Selenium Tester
13 3 (3.33%) QA Leader
13 3 (3.33%) Automation Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) SOAP
2 10 (11.11%) HTML
3 8 (8.89%) .NET
3 8 (8.89%) XML
4 3 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (1.11%) Servlets
5 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.11%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Computer Science
1 14 (15.56%) User Experience
2 7 (7.78%) Internet of Things
3 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.33%) PMI
4 3 (3.33%) GIS
5 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.11%) BBC
6 1 (1.11%) Handset
6 1 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.11%) Informatics
6 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.11%) Biology
6 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Linux
2 15 (16.67%) UNIX
3 10 (11.11%) Windows
4 8 (8.89%) Android
5 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.22%) VMS
6 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.11%) Scrum
4 16 (17.78%) Manual Testing
5 15 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 14 (15.56%) Web Testing
6 14 (15.56%) Automated Testing
6 14 (15.56%) Agile Testing
7 13 (14.44%) BDD
8 12 (13.33%) TDD
8 12 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.67%) Automation Testing
10 5 (5.56%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.44%) Validation
11 4 (4.44%) CRM
11 4 (4.44%) Test Management
11 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.33%) Kanban
12 3 (3.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.44%) Java
1 31 (34.44%) SQL
2 28 (31.11%) C++
3 25 (27.78%) C#
4 24 (26.67%) Python
5 10 (11.11%) C
6 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.44%) Perl
8 2 (2.22%) PHP
8 2 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) Magik
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) ISEB
2 21 (23.33%) Degree
3 10 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 8 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) WorldPay
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.11%) Apple
3 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
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