Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Tester was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Tester
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 185 179
Rank change year-on-year -27 -6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.047% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.23% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 16
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £41,250 £46,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.33% +22.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £36,375 £34,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,125 £52,000 £42,500
East of England median annual salary £41,750 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.61% +1.43% +1.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4,079 3,433 3,878
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.35% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,682 2,630 3,134
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured QA Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in Cambridgeshire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for QA Tester in Cambridgeshire

QA Tester
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -21 2 £41,250 -10.33% 1
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) YouTrack
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) WAI
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner

QA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) YouTrack
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WAI