The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 107 125 140
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 29 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.57% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 15
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,575 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Test Strategy
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
1972 1754 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.99% 78.58% 76.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1558 1514 1986
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cambridgeshire region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
(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 +6 18 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Huntingdon - 4 £43,500 -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 31 (65.96%) QA
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Regression Testing
4 14 (29.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (29.79%) Selenium
5 13 (27.66%) C#
5 13 (27.66%) Java
6 12 (25.53%) SAP
6 12 (25.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (23.40%) Automated Testing
7 11 (23.40%) Degree
7 11 (23.40%) Test Management
7 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
7 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (23.40%) .NET
8 10 (21.28%) C++
8 10 (21.28%) Delphi
8 10 (21.28%) SQL
8 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
8 10 (21.28%) HP
8 10 (21.28%) Analytics
8 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (21.28%) Mathematics
9 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Manual Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Python
10 8 (17.02%) ISEB
11 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (14.89%) WinRunner

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Wireless
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) RNC
3 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.13%) LTE
3 1 (2.13%) 2G
3 1 (2.13%) 3G
3 1 (2.13%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
1 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) QuickTest Pro
1 14 (29.79%) Selenium
2 7 (14.89%) WinRunner
3 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner
4 4 (8.51%) JUnit
5 3 (6.38%) NUnit
5 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.26%) JMeter
6 2 (4.26%) NeoLoad
6 2 (4.26%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.13%) QALoad
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) Maven
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) Valgrind
7 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Test Manager
2 13 (27.66%) Tester
3 12 (25.53%) QA Tester
4 8 (17.02%) Test Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Test Leader
4 8 (17.02%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) SAP Manager
4 8 (17.02%) QA Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) SAP Test Manager
5 7 (14.89%) QA Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Automation Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Project Leader
6 6 (12.77%) Test Project Leader
7 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Test Leader
8 3 (6.38%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) XML
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
5 2 (4.26%) jQuery
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.13%) Java EE
6 1 (2.13%) Middleware
6 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (21.28%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.64%) User Experience
4 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.38%) iPhone
6 1 (2.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Regression Testing
3 12 (25.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (23.40%) Automated Testing
4 11 (23.40%) Test Management
4 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
5 10 (21.28%) Analytics
6 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Manual Testing
7 6 (12.77%) ITIL
7 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.64%) Line Management
9 4 (8.51%) OO
9 4 (8.51%) BDD
9 4 (8.51%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (8.51%) TDD
10 3 (6.38%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) C#
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) C++
2 10 (21.28%) Delphi
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) Scala
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) ISEB
3 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (65.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) SAP
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.13%) MKS
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