The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 133 137 136
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 147 122 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.84% 1.58% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.08% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 117 105 112
Average salary £37,200 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6236 5868 6245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.14% 75.97% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5139 4923 5300
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East of England region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridgeshire +14 63 £33,500 -4.28% 13
Hertfordshire -24 34 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Bedfordshire +2 20 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Essex +3 19 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Suffolk +12 8 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Norfolk +12 1 £22,000 -22.80%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 149 (45.29%) QA
2 106 (32.22%) ISEB
3 103 (31.31%) SQL
4 95 (28.88%) Degree
5 90 (27.36%) ISTQB
6 84 (25.53%) Selenium
7 82 (24.92%) Java
8 81 (24.62%) Test Scripting
9 71 (21.58%) Finance
9 71 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (19.76%) C#
10 65 (19.76%) Automated Testing
11 52 (15.81%) Windows
12 50 (15.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 47 (14.29%) Test Automation
14 46 (13.98%) QuickTest Pro
14 46 (13.98%) Scrum
15 44 (13.37%) .NET
16 43 (13.07%) C++
16 43 (13.07%) Microsoft
17 42 (12.77%) UNIX
17 42 (12.77%) Automation Testing
18 41 (12.46%) SQL Server
19 35 (10.64%) Manual Testing
20 33 (10.03%) Banking
21 32 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
22 31 (9.42%) Test Management
23 29 (8.81%) Performance Testing
24 28 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
24 28 (8.51%) HTML

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.22%) IIS
1 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (6.69%) MS Office
2 18 (5.47%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.04%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.52%) Windchill
5 4 (1.22%) MS Project
6 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.43%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.86%) Internet
2 13 (3.95%) Wireless
3 7 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.22%) LTE
4 4 (1.22%) HTTP
4 4 (1.22%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.91%) 3GPP
5 3 (0.91%) UWB
6 2 (0.61%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.61%) LAN
7 1 (0.30%) SMS
7 1 (0.30%) Broadband
7 1 (0.30%) GSM
7 1 (0.30%) 3G
7 1 (0.30%) TDMA
7 1 (0.30%) TETRA
7 1 (0.30%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (1.52%) SQLPlus
3 4 (1.22%) MySQL
4 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.30%) DB2
5 1 (0.30%) OLAP
5 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.30%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 84 (25.53%) Selenium
2 46 (13.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (5.78%) JIRA
4 16 (4.86%) WebDriver
5 13 (3.95%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.34%) JMeter
7 9 (2.74%) JUnit
8 8 (2.43%) FitNesse
9 7 (2.13%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.13%) WATIR
10 6 (1.82%) NUnit
10 6 (1.82%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.82%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.52%) Calabash
11 5 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.52%) JBehave
12 4 (1.22%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.22%) Selenium IDE
13 3 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
13 3 (0.91%) Hudson
General
1 71 (21.58%) Finance
2 33 (10.03%) Banking
3 23 (6.99%) Retail
4 13 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.82%) Electronics
6 5 (1.52%) Games
7 4 (1.22%) Marketing
8 3 (0.91%) Advertising
8 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.61%) Automotive
9 2 (0.61%) Publishing
9 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.30%) International Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (24.92%) Analyst
2 68 (20.67%) Test Analyst
3 61 (18.54%) Test Engineer
4 58 (17.63%) Tester
5 47 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 36 (10.94%) Software Tester
7 24 (7.29%) Software Test Engineer
8 20 (6.08%) Senior Test Engineer
8 20 (6.08%) QA Engineer
9 19 (5.78%) Test Manager
10 17 (5.17%) Graduate
11 15 (4.56%) Developer
12 13 (3.95%) Software Test Analyst
13 12 (3.65%) QA Manager
14 10 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (3.04%) Applications Support
14 10 (3.04%) Senior Test Analyst
14 10 (3.04%) UAT Analyst
14 10 (3.04%) QA Leader
15 9 (2.74%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.37%) .NET
2 28 (8.51%) HTML
3 22 (6.69%) XML
4 13 (3.95%) CSS
5 12 (3.65%) Web Services
5 12 (3.65%) WinForms
6 10 (3.04%) Gherkin
7 8 (2.43%) WPF
8 7 (2.13%) Middleware
9 6 (1.82%) SOAP
10 5 (1.52%) MFC
10 5 (1.52%) jQuery
10 5 (1.52%) RESTful
11 4 (1.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (1.22%) Silverlight
11 4 (1.22%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.22%) HTML5
11 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.22%) STL
12 3 (0.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.69%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 12 (3.65%) Open Source
5 8 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.13%) Social Media
7 6 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.82%) EFT
8 5 (1.52%) Replication
8 5 (1.52%) Statistics
9 4 (1.22%) E-Learning
9 4 (1.22%) Firmware
9 4 (1.22%) iPad
9 4 (1.22%) iPhone
10 3 (0.91%) Online Games
10 3 (0.91%) Physics
10 3 (0.91%) EMV
11 2 (0.61%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.61%) Handset
11 2 (0.61%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.81%) Windows
2 42 (12.77%) UNIX
3 28 (8.51%) Linux
4 11 (3.34%) Android
5 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (24.62%) Test Scripting
2 71 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (19.76%) Automated Testing
4 47 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 46 (13.98%) Scrum
6 42 (12.77%) Automation Testing
7 35 (10.64%) Manual Testing
8 32 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (9.42%) Test Management
10 29 (8.81%) Performance Testing
11 26 (7.90%) Project Management
12 25 (7.60%) Regression Testing
12 25 (7.60%) Configuration Management
13 23 (6.99%) Software Engineering
14 22 (6.69%) Test Strategy
15 19 (5.78%) OO
16 16 (4.86%) Agile Testing
17 15 (4.56%) BDD
18 14 (4.26%) Risk Management
19 12 (3.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 103 (31.31%) SQL
2 82 (24.92%) Java
3 65 (19.76%) C#
4 43 (13.07%) C++
5 23 (6.99%) Python
6 21 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 19 (5.78%) Perl
8 18 (5.47%) VB
9 13 (3.95%) C
10 10 (3.04%) VBScript
11 9 (2.74%) Ruby
12 8 (2.43%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.52%) VBA
14 4 (1.22%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.91%) PHP
16 2 (0.61%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.30%) PowerHouse
17 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 106 (32.22%) ISEB
2 95 (28.88%) Degree
3 90 (27.36%) ISTQB
4 50 (15.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.82%) PhD
6 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (45.29%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) JTAG
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 28 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.17%) HP
3 13 (3.95%) Oracle
4 4 (1.22%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.22%) Software AG
5 3 (0.91%) Perforce
5 3 (0.91%) Google
6 2 (0.61%) Atmel
6 2 (0.61%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe
7 1 (0.30%) SAP
7 1 (0.30%) Apple
7 1 (0.30%) MKS
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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TRG
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