Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 147 127
Rank change year-on-year +14 -20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 12 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.55% 0.83% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.90% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 22
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% +21.88% -11.11%
10th Percentile £51,150 £41,100 £34,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,750 £51,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 2,052 2,564 2,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.44% 93.03% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,549 1,997 1,733
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,200 £28,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,950 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.16%

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) QA
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Replication
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (16.67%) X-Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) NUnit
7 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Network Security

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 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) NUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (16.67%) xUnit.net
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Automation Test Lead
1 7 (58.33%) QA Leader
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Manager
3 4 (33.33%) QA Manager
3 4 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Strategy Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (16.67%) Development Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Development Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (16.67%) X-Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) Microservices
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDET
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SOLID
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft