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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 111 65 92
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 24 75 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.17% 3.51% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 3.57% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 54
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +5.26%
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
1976 2101 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.72% 98.45% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1625 1736 2024
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 5 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 5 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 -20 23 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 24 (47.06%) QA
2 22 (43.14%) Python
3 20 (39.22%) Selenium
4 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
5 18 (35.29%) Software Testing
6 15 (29.41%) Linux
7 14 (27.45%) Automated Testing
7 14 (27.45%) Automation Testing
8 13 (25.49%) Manual Testing
8 13 (25.49%) Java
8 13 (25.49%) Windows
8 13 (25.49%) Regression Testing
9 12 (23.53%) Degree
10 9 (17.65%) JIRA
10 9 (17.65%) User Stories
10 9 (17.65%) ISEB
10 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.69%) Replication
11 8 (15.69%) Electronics
11 8 (15.69%) Hudson
11 8 (15.69%) Web Testing
11 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
12 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
12 7 (13.73%) Firewall
12 7 (13.73%) SQL
12 7 (13.73%) .NET
12 7 (13.73%) Unix
12 7 (13.73%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (11.76%) Web Services

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 7 (13.73%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Selenium
2 9 (17.65%) JIRA
3 8 (15.69%) Hudson
4 6 (11.76%) JMeter
4 6 (11.76%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 5 (9.80%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.96%) Appium
6 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.96%) Protractor
6 1 (1.96%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.69%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 6 (11.76%) Web Services
3 5 (9.80%) J2EE
4 3 (5.88%) CSS
4 3 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) SOAP
5 1 (1.96%) XML
5 1 (1.96%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Replication
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Fintech
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Blog
5 1 (1.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) Windows
3 7 (13.73%) Unix
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.80%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
2 18 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 14 (27.45%) Automated Testing
3 14 (27.45%) Automation Testing
4 13 (25.49%) Manual Testing
4 13 (25.49%) Regression Testing
5 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.65%) User Stories
6 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
6 8 (15.69%) Web Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Functional Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.80%) SOA
8 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.80%) V-Model
9 4 (7.84%) Defect Management
9 4 (7.84%) Scrum
10 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Python
2 13 (25.49%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) C
5 2 (3.92%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 9 (17.65%) ISEB
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (47.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
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