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

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 83 84 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 50 68 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.31% 2.67% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.36% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35 59 116
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
1765 2023 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.49% 79.55% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1660 1770
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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
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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 -6 34 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Peterborough -3 1 £34,000 -6.20% 1
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 53 (50.96%) Test Automation
2 50 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (41.35%) ISEB
4 38 (36.54%) Python
5 37 (35.58%) SQL
6 34 (32.69%) C++
7 30 (28.85%) C#
8 29 (27.88%) Automated Testing
9 27 (25.96%) Selenium
9 27 (25.96%) Scrum
10 23 (22.12%) Manual Testing
11 22 (21.15%) QA
12 21 (20.19%) Regression Testing
12 21 (20.19%) Java
12 21 (20.19%) Agile Testing
13 20 (19.23%) Windows
13 20 (19.23%) Degree
14 19 (18.27%) Linux
15 18 (17.31%) Test Management
16 17 (16.35%) JIRA
16 17 (16.35%) UNIX
17 16 (15.38%) ISTQB
18 14 (13.46%) Test Scripting
19 12 (11.54%) Web Testing
19 12 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
20 11 (10.58%) JMeter
20 11 (10.58%) Finance
20 11 (10.58%) User Experience
20 11 (10.58%) SoapUI
21 10 (9.62%) SOAP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) Internet
2 3 (2.88%) Network Security
3 2 (1.92%) Wireless
3 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.96%) LTE
4 1 (0.96%) NFC
4 1 (0.96%) Intranet
4 1 (0.96%) 3G
4 1 (0.96%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) Selenium
2 17 (16.35%) JIRA
3 11 (10.58%) JMeter
3 11 (10.58%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.88%) MSTest
5 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.88%) FitNesse
5 3 (2.88%) NUnit
6 2 (1.92%) JUnit
6 2 (1.92%) Subversion
6 2 (1.92%) WatiN
6 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.92%) TestNG
6 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.92%) Calabash
7 1 (0.96%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.96%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Electronics
3 3 (2.88%) Automotive
4 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (36.54%) Tester
2 29 (27.88%) Test Engineer
3 22 (21.15%) Software Tester
4 20 (19.23%) Software Engineer
4 20 (19.23%) Software Test Engineer
5 16 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 16 (15.38%) Test Team Leader
6 11 (10.58%) Developer
7 10 (9.62%) Test Automation Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) Automation Tester
7 10 (9.62%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) Automation Team Leader
8 8 (7.69%) Consultant
8 8 (7.69%) Test Consultant
9 7 (6.73%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Software Team Leader
11 5 (4.81%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) Test Manager
11 5 (4.81%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) SOAP
2 9 (8.65%) HTML
3 7 (6.73%) XML
4 4 (3.85%) CSS
5 2 (1.92%) .NET
6 1 (0.96%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.96%) JSON
6 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) User Experience
2 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.88%) Internet of Things
3 3 (2.88%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.88%) PMI
4 2 (1.92%) Open Source
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.96%) BBC
5 1 (0.96%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Windows
2 19 (18.27%) Linux
3 17 (16.35%) UNIX
4 8 (7.69%) Android
5 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.92%) VMS
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.96%) Tizen
7 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.96%) Test Automation
2 50 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.88%) Automated Testing
4 27 (25.96%) Scrum
5 23 (22.12%) Manual Testing
6 21 (20.19%) Regression Testing
6 21 (20.19%) Agile Testing
7 18 (17.31%) Test Management
8 14 (13.46%) Test Scripting
9 12 (11.54%) Web Testing
9 12 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.65%) TDD
11 8 (7.69%) Load Testing
11 8 (7.69%) BDD
12 7 (6.73%) Kanban
13 6 (5.77%) Test Strategy
14 5 (4.81%) Functional Testing
15 4 (3.85%) Validation
15 4 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.54%) Python
2 37 (35.58%) SQL
3 34 (32.69%) C++
4 30 (28.85%) C#
5 21 (20.19%) Java
6 6 (5.77%) C
6 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.88%) Perl
8 1 (0.96%) Ruby
8 1 (0.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) Magik
Qualifications
1 43 (41.35%) ISEB
2 20 (19.23%) Degree
3 16 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) WorldPay
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle
3 1 (0.96%) VMware
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