The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 76 88
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 34 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.50% 2.96% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 3.33% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 16
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% -2.77%  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1198 1051 1235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 88.02% 88.77% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 918 877 1043
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Cambridge

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Cambridge

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Cambridge over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 41 (93.18%) Test Automation
2 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (56.82%) Selenium
4 23 (52.27%) Scrum
4 23 (52.27%) .NET
5 22 (50.00%) C#
6 18 (40.91%) Degree
6 18 (40.91%) JIRA
6 18 (40.91%) QA
7 17 (38.64%) TDD
8 14 (31.82%) ISEB
9 13 (29.55%) Python
10 12 (27.27%) MVC
10 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
10 12 (27.27%) OOP
10 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 12 (27.27%) TeamCity
10 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
10 12 (27.27%) Kanban
10 12 (27.27%) RESTful
10 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (27.27%) Software Architecture
10 12 (27.27%) iPad
10 12 (27.27%) GitHub
10 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
10 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (27.27%) Docker
11 11 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
1 1 (2.27%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (2.27%) GIS
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Selenium
2 18 (40.91%) JIRA
3 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 12 (27.27%) TeamCity
4 11 (25.00%) AppVeyor
4 11 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.09%) Bugzilla
7 3 (6.82%) HP UFT
8 2 (4.55%) NUnit
8 2 (4.55%) TestComplete
9 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.27%) TestLink
9 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.82%) Publishing
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Developer in Test
2 9 (20.45%) Tester
3 8 (18.18%) Junior
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Automation Tester
4 7 (15.91%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Architect
5 6 (13.64%) C# Architect
5 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Junior Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Architect
6 5 (11.36%) QA Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Tester
7 4 (9.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (27.27%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 12 (27.27%) iPad
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) Test Automation
2 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) Scrum
4 17 (38.64%) TDD
5 12 (27.27%) Kanban
5 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 12 (27.27%) MVC
5 12 (27.27%) OOP
5 12 (27.27%) Software Architecture
6 11 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 11 (25.00%) OO
6 11 (25.00%) Physics
7 9 (20.45%) SDET
8 8 (18.18%) QA Automation
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (29.55%) Python
3 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 4 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
2 14 (31.82%) ISEB
3 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
4 4 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
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