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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 100 99 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 31 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.66% 1.71% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.77% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 43
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1806 2096 2321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.63% 96.77% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1753 1892
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -9 20 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Huntingdon - 3 £26,500 - 1
Peterborough -1 2 £32,500 +4.00%
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 26 (48.15%) QA
2 25 (46.30%) Software Testing
3 21 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 16 (29.63%) Regression Testing
4 16 (29.63%) Automated Testing
5 15 (27.78%) Selenium
5 15 (27.78%) Python
6 14 (25.93%) ISEB
6 14 (25.93%) SQL
6 14 (25.93%) Degree
7 13 (24.07%) Linux
7 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 11 (20.37%) V-Model
9 11 (20.37%) Automation Testing
9 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.52%) Windows
10 10 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (16.67%) Web Services
12 8 (14.81%) Java
12 8 (14.81%) C
12 8 (14.81%) Web Testing
12 8 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (11.11%) Firewall
14 6 (11.11%) Unix
14 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
14 6 (11.11%) User Stories
14 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
14 6 (11.11%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 3 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) HTTP
4 1 (1.85%) LTE
4 1 (1.85%) SSL
4 1 (1.85%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Selenium
2 5 (9.26%) HP UFT
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) Hudson
4 3 (5.56%) JMeter
4 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.85%) Gatling
6 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.85%) Protractor
6 1 (1.85%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) J2EE
3 4 (7.41%) CSS
3 4 (7.41%) HTML
3 4 (7.41%) SOAP
4 3 (5.56%) RESTful
5 2 (3.70%) REST
6 1 (1.85%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (1.85%) WPF
6 1 (1.85%) XML
6 1 (1.85%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Fintech
4 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Windows
3 6 (11.11%) Unix
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Software Testing
2 21 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 16 (29.63%) Automated Testing
3 16 (29.63%) Regression Testing
4 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 11 (20.37%) Automation Testing
6 11 (20.37%) V-Model
7 10 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (14.81%) Web Testing
9 6 (11.11%) SDLC
9 6 (11.11%) User Stories
10 5 (9.26%) Functional Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.26%) SOA
10 5 (9.26%) Software Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Defect Management
11 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
12 3 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Python
2 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 8 (14.81%) C
3 8 (14.81%) Java
4 5 (9.26%) C#
4 5 (9.26%) Perl
4 5 (9.26%) Ruby
5 4 (7.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
1 14 (25.93%) ISEB
2 8 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (48.15%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) Becrypt
3 3 (5.56%) ESRI
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
St Neots
Pico Technology
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago