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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 108 93 114
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.55% 1.65% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.71% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 23
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,950 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1583 1929 2498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.60% 96.26% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1654 1992
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -5 8 £37,500 -18.91% 7
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 11 (40.74%) QA
1 11 (40.74%) Manual Testing
2 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
5 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
6 5 (18.52%) C
6 5 (18.52%) Python
6 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) C#
7 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 3 (11.11%) VMware
8 3 (11.11%) Banking
8 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.11%) Ruby
8 3 (11.11%) Perl
8 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
9 2 (7.41%) ESRI
9 2 (7.41%) Regression 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.70%) Gatling
1 1 (3.70%) JMeter
1 1 (3.70%) Ranorex
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) Reactive Extensions
1 2 (7.41%) RESTful
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) WPF
2 1 (3.70%) Java SE
2 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Home Automation
4 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Manual Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
4 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
7 2 (7.41%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Disruptive Innovation
8 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
8 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Becrypt
3 2 (7.41%) ESRI
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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