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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 109 118 131
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.79% 0.89% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.07% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 9
Average salary £51,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £51,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1778 2048 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.43% 83.05% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1635 1593
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 10 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Huntingdon - 6 £51,500 -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Regression Testing
3 16 (32.65%) Test Automation
4 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
4 15 (30.61%) ISTQB
4 15 (30.61%) ISEB
5 14 (28.57%) C#
5 14 (28.57%) SQL
5 14 (28.57%) Finance
6 12 (24.49%) OO
6 12 (24.49%) Scrum
6 12 (24.49%) Analytics
6 12 (24.49%) User Stories
6 12 (24.49%) Mathematics
6 12 (24.49%) Performance Testing
6 12 (24.49%) Test Management
7 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (22.45%) Degree
8 10 (20.41%) NUnit
8 10 (20.41%) SAP
8 10 (20.41%) System Testing
8 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
8 10 (20.41%) Integration Testing
9 9 (18.37%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (18.37%) Financial Modelling
9 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
9 9 (18.37%) Linux
9 9 (18.37%) .NET
9 9 (18.37%) HP

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.12%) JBoss
1 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.20%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) NUnit
2 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (16.33%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.12%) JMeter
4 3 (6.12%) JProfiler
5 2 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.08%) TestDirector
5 2 (4.08%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.04%) MSTest
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Software Developer
1 13 (26.53%) Developer
1 13 (26.53%) Test Manager
2 11 (22.45%) Test Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Programmer
5 5 (10.20%) SAP Manager
5 5 (10.20%) SAP Test Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Software Programmer
6 4 (8.16%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.16%) Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 8 (16.33%) WPF
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Mathematics
2 8 (16.33%) Statistics
2 8 (16.33%) Algorithms
3 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.16%) User Experience
6 2 (4.08%) GIS
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Regression Testing
3 16 (32.65%) Test Automation
4 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
5 12 (24.49%) OO
5 12 (24.49%) Scrum
5 12 (24.49%) Analytics
5 12 (24.49%) User Stories
5 12 (24.49%) Performance Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Test Management
6 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (20.41%) System Testing
7 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
7 10 (20.41%) Integration Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
9 8 (16.33%) Code Coverage
9 8 (16.33%) MVVM
10 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) C#
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (10.20%) C
4 4 (8.16%) Delphi
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) ISEB
1 15 (30.61%) ISTQB
2 11 (22.45%) Degree
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) SAP
2 9 (18.37%) HP
3 8 (16.33%) TOWER Software
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle
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