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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 103 107 131
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 26 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.14% 1.27% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.57% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 8
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1866 1722 1918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.77% 81.30% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1414 1639
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,470 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 -6 18 £53,500 +12.63% 3
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Regression Testing
2 30 (52.63%) .NET
3 29 (50.88%) C#
4 26 (45.61%) Degree
5 24 (42.11%) SQL
6 22 (38.60%) OO
6 22 (38.60%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (36.84%) User Experience
7 21 (36.84%) Delphi
8 16 (28.07%) Finance
8 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
8 16 (28.07%) QuickTest Pro
8 16 (28.07%) User Stories
8 16 (28.07%) Mathematics
8 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
9 14 (24.56%) Automated Testing
9 14 (24.56%) HP
10 13 (22.81%) Analytics
11 12 (21.05%) Scrum
12 11 (19.30%) Windows
13 10 (17.54%) QA
13 10 (17.54%) Financial Modelling
14 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
14 9 (15.79%) Linux
14 9 (15.79%) Web Services
14 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
14 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
15 8 (14.04%) TOWER Software
15 8 (14.04%) Risk Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (1.75%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (8.77%) Selenium
3 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (5.26%) NUnit
3 3 (5.26%) JUnit
3 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.51%) JMeter
4 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.51%) MSTest
4 2 (3.51%) NeoLoad
4 2 (3.51%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Test Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Software Test Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Test Manager
4 12 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 12 (21.05%) Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Test Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Project Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Test Project Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) SAP Manager
9 2 (3.51%) SAP Test Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) J2SE
3 1 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (36.84%) User Experience
3 16 (28.07%) Mathematics
3 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.53%) GIS
5 3 (5.26%) iPhone
6 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Solaris
3 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Regression Testing
3 22 (38.60%) OO
4 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
4 16 (28.07%) User Stories
5 14 (24.56%) Automated Testing
6 13 (22.81%) Analytics
7 12 (21.05%) Scrum
8 10 (17.54%) Financial Modelling
9 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
9 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
10 8 (14.04%) Risk Analytics
11 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
12 6 (10.53%) Use Case
12 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Validation
13 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (7.02%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) C#
2 24 (42.11%) SQL
3 21 (36.84%) Delphi
4 6 (10.53%) Python
5 4 (7.02%) Java
6 3 (5.26%) Scala
6 3 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (8.77%) ISEB
6 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) HP
2 8 (14.04%) TOWER Software
3 4 (7.02%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) Sun
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) Sybase
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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New Gen Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago