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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 102 120 147
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 30 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.42% 1.00% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.26% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 2
Average salary £47,500 £47,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.52% +23.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
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
1723 1992 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.43% 79.94% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1426 1653 1774
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 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 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 24 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
(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 +14 21 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Peterborough -2 5 £35,750 -28.50% 1
Huntingdon +6 1 £51,500 +14.44%
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 24 (42.86%) C#
4 22 (39.29%) .NET
5 19 (33.93%) Degree
6 17 (30.36%) SQL
6 17 (30.36%) OO
7 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 15 (26.79%) Mathematics
8 15 (26.79%) User Stories
8 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (25.00%) Finance
9 14 (25.00%) Scrum
9 14 (25.00%) Analytics
10 13 (23.21%) Automated Testing
10 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
11 12 (21.43%) Performance Testing
11 12 (21.43%) ISEB
12 11 (19.64%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (19.64%) Linux
12 11 (19.64%) Delphi
12 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
13 10 (17.86%) User Experience
13 10 (17.86%) HP
13 10 (17.86%) Windows
14 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
15 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
15 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
16 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.36%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.57%) ICMP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.93%) NUnit
3 5 (8.93%) Selenium
4 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.36%) JMeter
4 3 (5.36%) MSTest
4 3 (5.36%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Test Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Software Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Software Test Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Test Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) SAP Manager
6 5 (8.93%) SAP Test Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Tester
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Tester
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Test Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 5 (8.93%) WPF
3 1 (1.79%) J2SE
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Mathematics
1 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.86%) User Experience
4 5 (8.93%) Statistics
4 5 (8.93%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.93%) GIS
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 17 (30.36%) OO
4 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 15 (26.79%) User Stories
6 14 (25.00%) Analytics
6 14 (25.00%) Scrum
7 13 (23.21%) Automated Testing
8 12 (21.43%) Performance Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
10 8 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
12 6 (10.71%) Test Management
12 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
13 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
13 5 (8.93%) Use Case
13 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (8.93%) System Testing
13 5 (8.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) C#
2 17 (30.36%) SQL
3 11 (19.64%) Delphi
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) C
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Degree
2 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
3 12 (21.43%) ISEB
4 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) HP
2 7 (12.50%) TOWER Software
3 5 (8.93%) SAP
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase
5 1 (1.79%) Sun
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.79%) WorldPay
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £80K
Posted: 2 days ago