The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 99 128 115
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 38 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.54% 0.63% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 0.67% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 36
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £30,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £35,000 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2348 2236 2704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.10% 93.48% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1884 1931 2358
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
East of England

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 August 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Tester
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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 +19 29 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Peterborough +12 3 £50,000 +66.66%
St Neots - 1 £41,000 -
Tester
East of England

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 64 (64.65%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (59.60%) QA
3 43 (43.43%) C#
4 36 (36.36%) SQL
5 35 (35.35%) Degree
6 34 (34.34%) Selenium
6 34 (34.34%) Automated Testing
6 34 (34.34%) Java
7 33 (33.33%) .NET
8 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
9 26 (26.26%) Software Testing
9 26 (26.26%) Manual Testing
9 26 (26.26%) Test Automation
10 20 (20.20%) Test Scripting
10 20 (20.20%) TDD
10 20 (20.20%) Scrum
10 20 (20.20%) OO
11 19 (19.19%) C++
12 18 (18.18%) Regression Testing
13 16 (16.16%) ISTQB
13 16 (16.16%) Finance
13 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
14 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
15 13 (13.13%) Ruby
15 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
15 13 (13.13%) HTML
15 13 (13.13%) ISEB
16 12 (12.12%) Test Strategy
17 11 (11.11%) BDD
17 11 (11.11%) WebDriver

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) SMPP
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
1 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.01%) SMS
1 1 (1.01%) DHCP
1 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.01%) DNS
1 1 (1.01%) NFC
1 1 (1.01%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.02%) Big Data
3 2 (2.02%) DB2
3 2 (2.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (34.34%) Selenium
2 11 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 9 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.07%) WinRunner
4 7 (7.07%) NUnit
4 7 (7.07%) TeamCity
5 6 (6.06%) Jasmine
5 6 (6.06%) Sahi
5 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.06%) Selenium IDE
5 6 (6.06%) WATIR
6 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.04%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.03%) Bugzilla
8 3 (3.03%) JIRA
9 2 (2.02%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (2.02%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.01%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.03%) Automotive
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
4 1 (1.01%) Publishing
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.33%) .NET
2 13 (13.13%) HTML
3 9 (9.09%) CSS
4 7 (7.07%) jQuery
5 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.01%) Web Services
7 1 (1.01%) WPF
7 1 (1.01%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.07%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.07%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) DTV
5 1 (1.01%) GIS
5 1 (1.01%) Physics
5 1 (1.01%) Online Games
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Linux
3 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (64.65%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.34%) Automated Testing
3 26 (26.26%) Software Testing
3 26 (26.26%) Manual Testing
3 26 (26.26%) Test Automation
4 20 (20.20%) Test Scripting
4 20 (20.20%) TDD
4 20 (20.20%) Scrum
4 20 (20.20%) OO
5 18 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 12 (12.12%) Test Strategy
7 11 (11.11%) BDD
7 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.10%) Automation Testing
9 8 (8.08%) RAD
10 7 (7.07%) Analytics
10 7 (7.07%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (7.07%) Test Management
11 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.43%) C#
2 36 (36.36%) SQL
3 34 (34.34%) Java
4 19 (19.19%) C++
5 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.13%) Ruby
7 8 (8.08%) Python
8 7 (7.07%) Delphi
9 4 (4.04%) F#
10 3 (3.03%) C
10 3 (3.03%) Perl
11 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.01%) XAML
12 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (35.35%) Degree
2 16 (16.16%) ISTQB
3 13 (13.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (59.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle
3 1 (1.01%) SAP
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