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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 100 120 143
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 31 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.48% 1.03% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 4
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £31,975
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +50.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £30,435
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,908 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+0.20% +6.28%
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
1717 1996 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.07% 81.84% 74.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1673 1736
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +15 22 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Peterborough +1 5 £35,750 -28.50%
Huntingdon 0 1 £51,500 +14.44%
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) Regression Testing
3 25 (45.45%) C#
3 25 (45.45%) .NET
4 21 (38.18%) Degree
5 20 (36.36%) SQL
5 20 (36.36%) OO
6 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
6 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (29.09%) Finance
7 16 (29.09%) Mathematics
7 16 (29.09%) User Stories
8 15 (27.27%) Delphi
8 15 (27.27%) Analytics
9 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
9 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
10 12 (21.82%) ISEB
10 12 (21.82%) Automated Testing
10 12 (21.82%) User Experience
11 11 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (20.00%) Scrum
12 10 (18.18%) HP
12 10 (18.18%) Performance Testing
13 9 (16.36%) Linux
13 9 (16.36%) Financial Modelling
14 8 (14.55%) Windows
14 8 (14.55%) TOWER Software
14 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
15 7 (12.73%) System Testing
15 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.27%) NUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Selenium
4 3 (5.45%) MSTest
5 2 (3.64%) JProfiler
5 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.64%) JMeter
6 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Test Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Software Test Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Test Manager
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Manager
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Test Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.27%) Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) WPF
4 1 (1.82%) J2SE
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (29.09%) Mathematics
3 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
4 12 (21.82%) User Experience
5 5 (9.09%) GIS
6 4 (7.27%) Statistics
6 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.82%) Clustering
7 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
3 1 (1.82%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) Regression Testing
3 20 (36.36%) OO
4 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
5 16 (29.09%) User Stories
6 15 (27.27%) Analytics
7 12 (21.82%) Automated Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Scrum
9 10 (18.18%) Performance Testing
10 9 (16.36%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
12 7 (12.73%) System Testing
13 6 (10.91%) Test Management
13 6 (10.91%) Test Scripting
13 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
14 5 (9.09%) Test Planning
14 5 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
14 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 5 (9.09%) Software Testing
14 5 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) C#
2 20 (36.36%) SQL
3 15 (27.27%) Delphi
4 4 (7.27%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Degree
2 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
3 12 (21.82%) ISEB
4 6 (10.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) HP
2 8 (14.55%) TOWER Software
3 5 (9.09%) SAP
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) Sybase
6 1 (1.82%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
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