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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 106 120 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 26 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.06% 0.82% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.04% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 18
Average salary £47,500 £36,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.25% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,450 £34,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £47,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
2042 1727 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 83.31% 79.04% 75.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1392 1850
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 November 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 27 November 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 24 £47,500 +29.25% 3
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (43.64%) Regression Testing
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) QA
3 18 (32.73%) SQL
3 18 (32.73%) .NET
4 17 (30.91%) Degree
5 16 (29.09%) C#
5 16 (29.09%) OO
6 15 (27.27%) Delphi
6 15 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (27.27%) User Experience
7 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (23.64%) Finance
7 13 (23.64%) Automated Testing
8 12 (21.82%) HP
9 11 (20.00%) SAP
9 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
10 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 10 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (18.18%) User Stories
11 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
11 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
11 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
11 9 (16.36%) Integration Testing
11 9 (16.36%) Test Management
12 8 (14.55%) Financial Modelling
12 8 (14.55%) Analytics
12 8 (14.55%) Test Automation

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (1.82%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Wireless
2 1 (1.82%) 2G
2 1 (1.82%) RNC
2 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.82%) LTE
2 1 (1.82%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
2 1 (1.82%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.82%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (10.91%) Selenium
3 4 (7.27%) JUnit
3 4 (7.27%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.45%) NUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.64%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.64%) LoadUI
5 2 (3.64%) JMeter
6 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Maven
6 1 (1.82%) QALoad
6 1 (1.82%) TestLink
6 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.82%) MSTest
6 1 (1.82%) Valgrind
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Test Manager
2 19 (34.55%) Test Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Software Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Test Leader
5 7 (12.73%) SAP Manager
5 7 (12.73%) SAP Test Manager
6 6 (10.91%) Test Project Leader
6 6 (10.91%) Project Leader
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Test Leader
8 3 (5.45%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Systems Test Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) Test Team Leader
10 1 (1.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) XML
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) User Experience
2 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) iPhone
4 3 (5.45%) GIS
5 1 (1.82%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Regression Testing
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) OO
3 13 (23.64%) Automated Testing
4 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 10 (18.18%) User Stories
6 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Integration Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Test Management
6 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
7 8 (14.55%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.55%) Analytics
8 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Risk Analytics
8 6 (10.91%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.91%) ITIL
8 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) C#
3 15 (27.27%) Delphi
4 8 (14.55%) Python
5 6 (10.91%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) Scala
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
3 8 (14.55%) ISEB
4 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) HP
2 11 (20.00%) SAP
3 6 (10.91%) TOWER Software
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) MKS
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Salary: Excellent
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