Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 153 133
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 39 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.38% 0.59% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.65% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 24
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +20.25% -21.00%
10th Percentile £39,375 £20,650 £32,150
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £51,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% +20.25% -21.00%

Test Strategy 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 2,661 2,444 2,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.43% 90.79% 90.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,808 1,840 1,869
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 28 (71.79%) Test Automation
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) C#
4 17 (43.59%) QA
5 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
6 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
7 12 (30.77%) User Stories
7 12 (30.77%) Finance
7 12 (30.77%) Python
8 11 (28.21%) Linux
8 11 (28.21%) Regression Testing
8 11 (28.21%) Scrum
8 11 (28.21%) NUnit
8 11 (28.21%) SDET
8 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
9 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.08%) SQL
10 9 (23.08%) Windows
10 9 (23.08%) OO
10 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
10 9 (23.08%) Statistics
10 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
10 9 (23.08%) WPF
10 9 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
10 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (23.08%) Performance Testing
10 9 (23.08%) MVVM
10 9 (23.08%) Algorithms
10 9 (23.08%) Process Improvement
10 9 (23.08%) Big Data

Test Strategy
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 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 3 (7.69%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) NUnit
2 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.13%) xUnit.net
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Test Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Software Test Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Automation Test Lead
3 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Developer in Test
3 9 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Lead Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) QA Leader
7 3 (7.69%) Business Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Product Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Product Test Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) WPF
2 6 (15.38%) X-Windows
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 6 (15.38%) Replication
3 5 (12.82%) Virtual Team
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Test Automation
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
4 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
5 12 (30.77%) User Stories
6 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Regression Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Scrum
6 11 (28.21%) SDET
7 9 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
7 9 (23.08%) MVVM
7 9 (23.08%) OO
7 9 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (23.08%) Process Improvement
7 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Statistics
8 8 (20.51%) Analytics
8 8 (20.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) C#
2 12 (30.77%) Python
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 6 (15.38%) C
4 6 (15.38%) C++
4 6 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Dell
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) SAP