Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 146 154
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 14 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.47% 0.71% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.78% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 6
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +36.65% -14.36%
10th Percentile £39,375 £47,025 £26,875
90th Percentile £51,000 £62,500 £49,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +27.91% -14.00%

System Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,835 2,309 2,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.59% 90.98% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,905 1,757 1,897
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,641
% change year-on-year - +3.11% +1.49%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Cambridge

System Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Cambridge

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 13 (92.86%) Python
1 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) Manual Testing
3 8 (57.14%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (50.00%) QA
5 6 (42.86%) Selenium
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
5 6 (42.86%) Wireless
5 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 6 (42.86%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) Stress Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Test Management
5 6 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
5 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 6 (42.86%) SDLC
5 6 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (35.71%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (35.71%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team
6 5 (35.71%) User Stories
6 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement

System 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Test Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 5 (35.71%) X-Windows
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Replication
2 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) Manual Testing
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (42.86%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Stress Testing
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Test Management
4 5 (35.71%) Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
4 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
4 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)