The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 108 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 25 66 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 3.11% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 3.17% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 59
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Tester
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1855 2079 2465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.27% 98.02% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1727 2044
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Cambridgeshire region.

Tester Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Tester
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -26 20 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Peterborough -8 2 £32,500 -9.72%
Huntingdon - 1 £21,000 -
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 23 (43.40%) Software Testing
1 23 (43.40%) QA
2 20 (37.74%) Python
3 19 (35.85%) Selenium
4 18 (33.96%) Test Scripting
5 17 (32.08%) Linux
6 16 (30.19%) Regression Testing
6 16 (30.19%) Automated Testing
7 14 (26.42%) Windows
8 13 (24.53%) ISEB
8 13 (24.53%) Degree
8 13 (24.53%) Manual Testing
9 11 (20.75%) Java
9 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (18.87%) Automation Testing
11 9 (16.98%) V-Model
11 9 (16.98%) SQL
11 9 (16.98%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (15.09%) Firewall
12 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
13 7 (13.21%) Unix
13 7 (13.21%) Web Services
13 7 (13.21%) JIRA
13 7 (13.21%) User Stories
13 7 (13.21%) Web Testing
14 6 (11.32%) Hudson
14 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) LTE
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Selenium
2 7 (13.21%) JIRA
3 6 (11.32%) Hudson
4 5 (9.43%) HP UFT
5 4 (7.55%) JMeter
5 4 (7.55%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.89%) Protractor
7 1 (1.89%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.55%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Web Services
2 6 (11.32%) .NET
3 5 (9.43%) J2EE
4 4 (7.55%) CSS
4 4 (7.55%) HTML
5 2 (3.77%) SOAP
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.89%) REST
6 1 (1.89%) RESTful
6 1 (1.89%) XML
6 1 (1.89%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.32%) Replication
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Fintech
3 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Blog
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Linux
2 14 (26.42%) Windows
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.21%) Unix
5 5 (9.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Software Testing
2 18 (33.96%) Test Scripting
3 16 (30.19%) Automated Testing
3 16 (30.19%) Regression Testing
4 13 (24.53%) Manual Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.87%) Automation Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (16.98%) V-Model
8 7 (13.21%) User Stories
8 7 (13.21%) Web Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.43%) SOA
10 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.55%) Defect Management
11 4 (7.55%) Scrum
11 4 (7.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Python
2 11 (20.75%) Java
3 9 (16.98%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) C
5 4 (7.55%) C#
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
1 13 (24.53%) ISEB
2 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (43.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
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