Period
to 5 December 2019

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 6 months to 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 106 125
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 44 78 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.15% 2.47% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.67% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 59 83
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,150 £35,000 £25,800
90th Percentile £53,625 £58,750 £61,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,934 2,919 4,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 94.39% 92.43% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,231 2,120 3,074
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,773 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.57% +0.57% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,275 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 6 months to 5 December 2019.

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 6 months to 5 December 2019. 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 -5 39 £43,500 -3.33% 9
Peterborough - 2 £47,500 - 1
Huntingdon - 1 £50,000 -
Software Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 37 (84.09%) Test Automation
2 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (72.73%) Selenium
4 31 (70.45%) Functional Testing
5 28 (63.64%) User Stories
6 26 (59.09%) E-Commerce
6 26 (59.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 26 (59.09%) WorldPay
6 26 (59.09%) BDD
7 19 (43.18%) Java
8 18 (40.91%) SQL
8 18 (40.91%) JIRA
9 16 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
10 15 (34.09%) Scrum
11 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (31.82%) JUnit
11 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
11 14 (31.82%) Defect Tracking
11 14 (31.82%) Payment Gateway
11 14 (31.82%) Agile Testing
11 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
11 14 (31.82%) Test Planning
11 14 (31.82%) SoapUI
11 14 (31.82%) Cucumber
12 12 (27.27%) JBehave
12 12 (27.27%) Test Strategy
12 12 (27.27%) Sprint Retrospective
12 12 (27.27%) Sprint Review
13 7 (15.91%) Python

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) AWS
2 1 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.27%) Azure
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
1 3 (6.82%) Hyperconnected
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (72.73%) Selenium
2 18 (40.91%) JIRA
3 14 (31.82%) Cucumber
3 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 14 (31.82%) JUnit
3 14 (31.82%) SoapUI
3 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
4 12 (27.27%) JBehave
5 2 (4.55%) Fiddler
5 2 (4.55%) Gradle
5 2 (4.55%) JMeter
5 2 (4.55%) TestNG
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Automotive
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Analyst
2 27 (61.36%) Test Analyst
3 15 (34.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Hardware Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Web Services
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Flex
3 2 (4.55%) jOOQ
3 2 (4.55%) JSON
3 2 (4.55%) Kafka
3 2 (4.55%) Qt
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.55%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (2.27%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.27%) Media Streaming
2 1 (2.27%) Music Streaming
2 1 (2.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Test Automation
2 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (70.45%) Functional Testing
4 28 (63.64%) User Stories
5 26 (59.09%) BDD
5 26 (59.09%) E-Commerce
5 26 (59.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
7 15 (34.09%) Scrum
8 14 (31.82%) Agile Testing
8 14 (31.82%) Defect Tracking
8 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (31.82%) Test Planning
9 12 (27.27%) Sprint Retrospective
9 12 (27.27%) Sprint Review
9 12 (27.27%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.36%) OO
11 4 (9.09%) DevOps
11 4 (9.09%) SDLC
11 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) Python
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) Groovy
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) WorldPay
2 2 (4.55%) FIS
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) VMware