The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 83 97
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 42 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.22% 2.47% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.78% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 26
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £26,500 £22,375
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

Software Testing 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1667 1656 1860
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.29% 88.79% 85.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1364 1556
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Cambridgeshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Cambridgeshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Cambridgeshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -12 35 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Software Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 51 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (59.26%) Selenium
4 31 (57.41%) C#
5 27 (50.00%) QA
5 27 (50.00%) Degree
6 24 (44.44%) .NET
7 23 (42.59%) Python
7 23 (42.59%) Scrum
8 18 (33.33%) JIRA
9 17 (31.48%) TDD
10 16 (29.63%) Manual Testing
11 14 (25.93%) ISEB
12 12 (22.22%) OOP
12 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 12 (22.22%) MVC
12 12 (22.22%) Kanban
12 12 (22.22%) TeamCity
12 12 (22.22%) RESTful
12 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
12 12 (22.22%) Software Architecture
12 12 (22.22%) iPad
12 12 (22.22%) GitHub
12 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
12 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (22.22%) Docker
13 11 (20.37%) Octopus Deploy

Software Testing
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.85%) GIS
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (59.26%) Selenium
2 18 (33.33%) JIRA
3 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 12 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 11 (20.37%) AppVeyor
4 11 (20.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.41%) Bugzilla
7 3 (5.56%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.70%) NUnit
8 2 (3.70%) TestComplete
8 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.85%) TestLink
9 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Tester
3 11 (20.37%) Software Test Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Test Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) Automation Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Developer in Test
5 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Software Tester
6 7 (12.96%) Junior
7 6 (11.11%) Architect
7 6 (11.11%) C# Architect
7 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Technical Architect
8 5 (9.26%) Junior Developer
8 5 (9.26%) QA Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (22.22%) RESTful
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 12 (22.22%) iPad
2 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (42.59%) Scrum
4 17 (31.48%) TDD
5 16 (29.63%) Manual Testing
6 12 (22.22%) Kanban
6 12 (22.22%) MVC
6 12 (22.22%) OOP
6 12 (22.22%) Software Architecture
7 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
7 11 (20.37%) Physics
8 10 (18.52%) OO
8 10 (18.52%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (16.67%) SDET
10 8 (14.81%) QA Automation
11 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
12 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing
12 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
13 4 (7.41%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) C#
2 23 (42.59%) Python
3 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) Java
5 4 (7.41%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) C
6 2 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) Degree
2 14 (25.93%) ISEB
3 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) VMware
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