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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 93 98
Rank change year-on-year -23 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.44% 1.52% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.71% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 16
Median salary £47,500 £39,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.25% -16.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £33,400 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £45,100 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

Test Strategy 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 1194 1052 1260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 88.31% 89.00% 86.66%
Number of salaries quoted 906 867 1064
Median salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11%  
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%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 12 (80.00%) NUnit
3 11 (73.33%) Regression Testing
3 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) Algorithms
4 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
5 9 (60.00%) WPF
5 9 (60.00%) Performance Testing
5 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) Code Coverage
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) OO
5 9 (60.00%) SDET
5 9 (60.00%) Big Data
5 9 (60.00%) Analytics
5 9 (60.00%) User Stories
5 9 (60.00%) MVVM
5 9 (60.00%) Financial Modelling
5 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (53.33%) Statistics
7 7 (46.67%) Capital Modelling
8 5 (33.33%) TOWER Software
9 3 (20.00%) JIRA
9 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (20.00%) Jenkins

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 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) NUnit
2 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (53.33%) Developer in Test
3 8 (53.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Mathematical Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematical Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematical Developer - C#
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (13.33%) Fintech
3 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Regression Testing
1 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Analytics
3 9 (60.00%) Code Coverage
3 9 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Financial Modelling
3 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 9 (60.00%) MVVM
3 9 (60.00%) OO
3 9 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (60.00%) SDET
3 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (60.00%) User Stories
4 8 (53.33%) Statistics
5 7 (46.67%) Capital Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) TOWER Software
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago