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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 71 91 109
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 56 61 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.64% 2.46% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.99% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 49 56 28
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £22,500 £29,943
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
1755 2042 1826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.82% 82.24% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1524 1620 1551
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +12 49 £41,750 +24.62% 4
Peterborough -3 4 £29,125 -27.18% 1
Huntingdon -5 1 £21,000 -51.72%
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 46 (50.55%) Selenium
2 37 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (38.46%) Java
3 35 (38.46%) SQL
4 33 (36.26%) QA
4 33 (36.26%) Test Automation
5 26 (28.57%) C#
5 26 (28.57%) C++
6 22 (24.18%) ISEB
7 21 (23.08%) Python
8 20 (21.98%) UNIX
8 20 (21.98%) Scrum
9 19 (20.88%) Manual Testing
9 19 (20.88%) Finance
10 18 (19.78%) JMeter
11 17 (18.68%) Linux
11 17 (18.68%) TDD
11 17 (18.68%) SoapUI
12 16 (17.58%) BDD
13 15 (16.48%) Degree
14 14 (15.38%) Web Testing
14 14 (15.38%) Test Scripting
14 14 (15.38%) Automated Testing
14 14 (15.38%) SOAP
14 14 (15.38%) C
14 14 (15.38%) Agile Testing
14 14 (15.38%) User Experience
14 14 (15.38%) WorldPay
15 13 (14.29%) HTML
15 13 (14.29%) .NET

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (1.10%) IIS
1 1 (1.10%) Smallworld
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Office
2 3 (3.30%) Simulink
3 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Internet
2 7 (7.69%) Wireless
3 3 (3.30%) TETRA
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
4 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.20%) Network Security
5 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (50.55%) Selenium
2 18 (19.78%) JMeter
3 17 (18.68%) SoapUI
4 12 (13.19%) JIRA
5 7 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.69%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.30%) NUnit
6 3 (3.30%) Subversion
6 3 (3.30%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.20%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.10%) TestNG
8 1 (1.10%) JUnit
8 1 (1.10%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.10%) Calabash
8 1 (1.10%) Ranorex
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Electronics
3 4 (4.40%) Automotive
4 3 (3.30%) Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Tester
2 20 (21.98%) Analyst
2 20 (21.98%) Test Engineer
3 19 (20.88%) Test Analyst
4 16 (17.58%) Software Tester
5 13 (14.29%) Junior
5 13 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 11 (12.09%) QA Tester
7 9 (9.89%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Junior Tester
7 9 (9.89%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
8 7 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Developer
9 6 (6.59%) QA Leader
9 6 (6.59%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) Principal Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Team Leader
10 5 (5.49%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) SOAP
2 13 (14.29%) HTML
2 13 (14.29%) .NET
3 10 (10.99%) XML
4 4 (4.40%) CSS
5 1 (1.10%) Servlets
5 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.10%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) User Experience
2 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.59%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.30%) GIS
4 3 (3.30%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.20%) PMI
5 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.10%) Biology
6 1 (1.10%) Handset
6 1 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.10%) Informatics
6 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) UNIX
2 17 (18.68%) Linux
3 10 (10.99%) Windows
4 7 (7.69%) Android
5 3 (3.30%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (36.26%) Test Automation
3 20 (21.98%) Scrum
4 19 (20.88%) Manual Testing
5 17 (18.68%) TDD
6 16 (17.58%) BDD
7 14 (15.38%) Agile Testing
7 14 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 14 (15.38%) Web Testing
7 14 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 12 (13.19%) Regression Testing
9 8 (8.79%) SDLC
10 7 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.59%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.59%) Automation Testing
12 5 (5.49%) Open Source
12 5 (5.49%) CRM
12 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.46%) Java
1 35 (38.46%) SQL
2 26 (28.57%) C#
2 26 (28.57%) C++
3 21 (23.08%) Python
4 14 (15.38%) C
5 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.30%) Perl
6 3 (3.30%) Embedded C
6 3 (3.30%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.20%) PHP
7 2 (2.20%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) Magik
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) ISEB
2 15 (16.48%) Degree
3 9 (9.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.79%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.59%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (36.26%) QA
2 6 (6.59%) JTAG
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) WorldPay
2 3 (3.30%) Lauterbach
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.10%) Apple
4 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits (share options,
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 9 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £40k - £60k plus top package
Posted: 26 days ago