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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 112 113 130
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 27 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.09% 1.02% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.29% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 16
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,070 £33,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
2043 1712 2093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.31% 79.41% 74.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1363 1779
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 19 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (53.33%) Regression Testing
1 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) .NET
3 26 (43.33%) C#
4 23 (38.33%) Degree
5 22 (36.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 21 (35.00%) SQL
7 19 (31.67%) HP
8 18 (30.00%) Delphi
8 18 (30.00%) OO
8 18 (30.00%) User Experience
8 18 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
9 16 (26.67%) QA
10 14 (23.33%) Finance
11 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
11 13 (21.67%) Mathematics
11 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
11 13 (21.67%) User Stories
12 12 (20.00%) Scrum
12 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
13 10 (16.67%) Web Services
13 10 (16.67%) Windows
13 10 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (16.67%) Analytics
14 9 (15.00%) SAP
14 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
14 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
14 9 (15.00%) Financial Modelling

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (10.00%) Selenium
3 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.00%) JUnit
4 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (5.00%) NUnit
5 2 (3.33%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.33%) LoadUI
5 2 (3.33%) JMeter
6 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.67%) MSTest
6 1 (1.67%) QALoad
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 17 (28.33%) Test Manager
3 15 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 15 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 12 (20.00%) Analyst
4 12 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Test Project Leader
6 6 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Project Leader
6 6 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 6 (10.00%) SAP Manager
6 6 (10.00%) SAP Test Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
9 2 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) .NET
2 10 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) jQuery
3 1 (1.67%) J2EE
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) User Experience
1 18 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (21.67%) Mathematics
2 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.00%) GIS
4 3 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Regression Testing
1 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) OO
3 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
4 13 (21.67%) User Stories
5 12 (20.00%) Scrum
6 10 (16.67%) Analytics
7 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 7 (11.67%) Risk Analytics
9 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.67%) Integration Testing
9 7 (11.67%) Test Management
9 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
10 6 (10.00%) Validation
10 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) C#
2 21 (35.00%) SQL
3 18 (30.00%) Delphi
4 5 (8.33%) Python
5 4 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) Scala
6 3 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Degree
2 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (13.33%) ISEB
3 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) HP
2 9 (15.00%) SAP
3 7 (11.67%) TOWER Software
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago