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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 82 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 61 31 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.44% 1.38% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.79% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56 29 52
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,962 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
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
1999 1736 2232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.96% 77.16% 76.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1475 1937
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,532 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +22 56 £33,500 -10.66% 5
Huntingdon - 4 £43,500 -
Peterborough +6 1 £40,000 +34.18%
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 65 (52.85%) QA
2 55 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (35.77%) Automated Testing
4 43 (34.96%) ISEB
5 41 (33.33%) Degree
6 38 (30.89%) Java
7 32 (26.02%) C#
7 32 (26.02%) SQL
7 32 (26.02%) Scrum
8 30 (24.39%) Regression Testing
9 29 (23.58%) Manual Testing
10 27 (21.95%) ISTQB
11 26 (21.14%) HTML
11 26 (21.14%) Selenium
12 25 (20.33%) Test Scripting
12 25 (20.33%) C++
13 19 (15.45%) Microsoft
13 19 (15.45%) JavaScript
14 18 (14.63%) .NET
15 16 (13.01%) Internet
16 15 (12.20%) Linux
16 15 (12.20%) Python
16 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
16 15 (12.20%) Agile Testing
17 14 (11.38%) CSS
17 14 (11.38%) UNIX
17 14 (11.38%) Finance
18 13 (10.57%) Windows
19 12 (9.76%) Oracle
19 12 (9.76%) C

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.25%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Office
2 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) Internet
2 7 (5.69%) Wireless
3 4 (3.25%) HTTP
3 4 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.44%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.63%) UWB
6 1 (0.81%) LTE
6 1 (0.81%) 4G
6 1 (0.81%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.81%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) MySQL
3 3 (2.44%) DB2
4 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (21.14%) Selenium
2 11 (8.94%) WebDriver
3 10 (8.13%) JIRA
3 10 (8.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (7.32%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.88%) FitNesse
5 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.07%) JUnit
7 3 (2.44%) JMeter
7 3 (2.44%) NUnit
7 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.63%) TestNG
8 2 (1.63%) WATIR
8 2 (1.63%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.63%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.81%) CMake
9 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.81%) Hudson
9 1 (0.81%) QALoad
9 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (11.38%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.25%) Games
3 4 (3.25%) Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Electronics
5 2 (1.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
6 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (24.39%) Software Engineer
2 29 (23.58%) Tester
3 22 (17.89%) Analyst
3 22 (17.89%) Test Analyst
4 20 (16.26%) Test Engineer
5 19 (15.45%) Software Tester
6 16 (13.01%) QA Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) QA Manager
9 8 (6.50%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.69%) Software Test Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) Graduate
11 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Junior
12 5 (4.07%) QA Tester
12 5 (4.07%) Senior Test Engineer
13 4 (3.25%) Support Manager
13 4 (3.25%) Applications Support Engineer
13 4 (3.25%) Applications Support Manager
13 4 (3.25%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.14%) HTML
2 18 (14.63%) .NET
3 14 (11.38%) CSS
4 8 (6.50%) XML
5 6 (4.88%) Web Services
6 4 (3.25%) STL
6 4 (3.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.63%) Middleware
8 2 (1.63%) REST
9 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) iPhone
2 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.25%) iPad
4 3 (2.44%) Open Source
5 2 (1.63%) Social Media
5 2 (1.63%) Online Games
5 2 (1.63%) Firmware
6 1 (0.81%) GIS
6 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.81%) Handset
6 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.81%) Physics
6 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.20%) Linux
2 14 (11.38%) UNIX
3 13 (10.57%) Windows
4 7 (5.69%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.77%) Automated Testing
3 32 (26.02%) Scrum
4 30 (24.39%) Regression Testing
5 29 (23.58%) Manual Testing
6 25 (20.33%) Test Scripting
7 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 15 (12.20%) Agile Testing
8 11 (8.94%) Automation Testing
8 11 (8.94%) Test Management
9 10 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (7.32%) Performance Testing
10 9 (7.32%) Configuration Management
10 9 (7.32%) Test Strategy
11 8 (6.50%) BDD
11 8 (6.50%) TDD
11 8 (6.50%) Release Management
12 7 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.69%) Multithreading
12 7 (5.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.89%) Java
2 32 (26.02%) C#
2 32 (26.02%) SQL
3 25 (20.33%) C++
4 19 (15.45%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.20%) Python
6 12 (9.76%) C
7 10 (8.13%) Perl
8 6 (4.88%) PHP
9 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.25%) VB
10 3 (2.44%) Scala
11 2 (1.63%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.63%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.63%) Ruby
12 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (34.96%) ISEB
2 41 (33.33%) Degree
3 27 (21.95%) ISTQB
4 10 (8.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) PhD
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (52.85%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle
3 4 (3.25%) HP
4 2 (1.63%) Adobe
4 2 (1.63%) Perforce
4 2 (1.63%) Atmel
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) Apple
5 1 (0.81%) Quark
5 1 (0.81%) MKS
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