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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 94 98 137
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +39
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 37 35 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.67% 1.62% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.98% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 4
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £38,725
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +23.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £30,435
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1834 1770 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.58% 81.83% 73.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1478 1612
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -8 23 £53,500 +7.00% 6
Peterborough +1 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Huntingdon +5 1 £51,500 +14.44%
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) Regression Testing
2 33 (52.38%) .NET
3 31 (49.21%) C#
4 30 (47.62%) Degree
5 27 (42.86%) OO
6 26 (41.27%) SQL
7 25 (39.68%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (38.10%) User Experience
8 24 (38.10%) Delphi
9 22 (34.92%) Software Engineering
10 21 (33.33%) User Stories
10 21 (33.33%) Mathematics
11 20 (31.75%) Computer Science
11 20 (31.75%) Finance
12 18 (28.57%) Analytics
13 13 (20.63%) ISTQB
14 12 (19.05%) Financial Modelling
15 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
15 11 (17.46%) QuickTest Pro
16 10 (15.87%) HP
16 10 (15.87%) ISEB
16 10 (15.87%) Linux
16 10 (15.87%) Scrum
17 9 (14.29%) TOWER Software
17 9 (14.29%) Windows
18 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
18 8 (12.70%) Risk Analytics
19 7 (11.11%) System Testing
19 7 (11.11%) Test Automation

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.59%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.76%) MSTest
4 2 (3.17%) NUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 22 (34.92%) Software Test Engineer
2 22 (34.92%) Software Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Test Manager
4 12 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Test Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) SAP Manager
7 4 (6.35%) SAP Test Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.17%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Architect
10 1 (1.59%) Tester
10 1 (1.59%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) WPF
4 1 (1.59%) J2SE
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (38.10%) User Experience
3 21 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 20 (31.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (9.52%) GIS
6 2 (3.17%) Statistics
6 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.59%) Clustering
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) Regression Testing
3 27 (42.86%) OO
4 22 (34.92%) Software Engineering
5 21 (33.33%) User Stories
6 18 (28.57%) Analytics
7 12 (19.05%) Financial Modelling
8 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
9 10 (15.87%) Scrum
10 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
10 8 (12.70%) Risk Analytics
11 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 7 (11.11%) System Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
12 6 (9.52%) Use Case
12 6 (9.52%) Performance Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Validation
12 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.94%) Test Planning
13 5 (7.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) C#
2 26 (41.27%) SQL
3 24 (38.10%) Delphi
4 4 (6.35%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (47.62%) Degree
2 13 (20.63%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.87%) ISEB
4 6 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) HP
2 9 (14.29%) TOWER Software
3 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) Sun
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Sybase
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus,Free Gym, Food, Pension, Hea
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago