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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 122 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.30% 1.41% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.45% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 48
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -

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
1612 2068 2160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.95% 97.13% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1610 1766
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -11 5 £60,000 +57.89% 4
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (25.00%) QA
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) C
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
5 2 (12.50%) CREST Certified
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce

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 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Business Development
6 1 (6.25%) Disruptive Innovation
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.25%) Physics
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
1 4 (25.00%) C#
1 4 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CREST Certified
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Balsham, Cambridgeshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 21 days ago