Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 116 107
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 97 85 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.57% 2.26% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.47% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 79 77 64
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £61,250 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -8.57%

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 3,482 3,442 3,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.36% 91.54% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,248 2,638 2,612
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% +1.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,050 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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 +37 88 £48,000 +6.67% 21
Software Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 77 (79.38%) Test Automation
2 64 (65.98%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (39.18%) Python
3 38 (39.18%) Manual Testing
4 37 (38.14%) QA
5 34 (35.05%) Finance
6 33 (34.02%) C#
7 31 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (28.87%) Mathematics
9 27 (27.84%) Degree
10 23 (23.71%) Computer Science
10 23 (23.71%) Linux
11 22 (22.68%) Selenium
11 22 (22.68%) Capital Modelling
12 19 (19.59%) TeamCity
13 18 (18.56%) Scrum
13 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
14 17 (17.53%) Windows
14 17 (17.53%) C++
15 16 (16.49%) Java
15 16 (16.49%) Web Services
15 16 (16.49%) Risk Management
15 16 (16.49%) Regression Testing
15 16 (16.49%) Software Engineering
15 16 (16.49%) SpecFlow
15 16 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (15.46%) Exploratory Testing
16 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (15.46%) WPF
17 14 (14.43%) Usability Testing

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 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.15%) Apache
2 5 (5.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.09%) CloudFront
4 3 (3.09%) SaaS
5 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.03%) GitHub
5 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) SMS
2 5 (5.15%) Broadband
3 2 (2.06%) Network Security
3 2 (2.06%) Wireless
4 1 (1.03%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Selenium
2 19 (19.59%) TeamCity
3 16 (16.49%) SpecFlow
4 14 (14.43%) JIRA
5 13 (13.40%) WebDriver
6 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
7 10 (10.31%) NUnit
8 9 (9.28%) Subversion
9 8 (8.25%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (7.22%) Ranorex
11 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
11 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
12 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (2.06%) Hudson
13 2 (2.06%) Maven
14 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
14 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
14 1 (1.03%) LabVIEW
14 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
14 1 (1.03%) TestComplete
General
1 34 (35.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.12%) Marketing
4 3 (3.09%) Military
5 2 (2.06%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (54.64%) Test Engineer
2 22 (22.68%) Senior Test Engineer
3 20 (20.62%) Software Test Engineer
4 15 (15.46%) QA Engineer
4 15 (15.46%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) QA Test Engineer
6 11 (11.34%) Test Automation Engineer
6 11 (11.34%) Tester
7 8 (8.25%) Developer
8 7 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Data Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Senior QA Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Software Tester
10 4 (4.12%) Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) QA Team Leader
10 4 (4.12%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.12%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.49%) Web Services
2 15 (15.46%) WPF
3 14 (14.43%) Reactive Extensions
4 13 (13.40%) .NET
5 8 (8.25%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.19%) Gherkin
6 6 (6.19%) X-Windows
7 5 (5.15%) RESTful
8 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.09%) REST
10 2 (2.06%) SOAP
11 1 (1.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (1.03%) CSS
11 1 (1.03%) CSS3
11 1 (1.03%) HTML
11 1 (1.03%) HTML5
11 1 (1.03%) JSON
11 1 (1.03%) React
11 1 (1.03%) STL
11 1 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.34%) Reinsurance
3 9 (9.28%) Virtual Team
4 6 (6.19%) Replication
5 5 (5.15%) Fintech
5 5 (5.15%) PMI
6 4 (4.12%) Life Science
7 3 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Linux
2 17 (17.53%) Windows
3 6 (6.19%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.12%) Unix
5 2 (2.06%) Android
5 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (79.38%) Test Automation
2 64 (65.98%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (39.18%) Manual Testing
4 31 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (28.87%) Mathematics
6 22 (22.68%) Capital Modelling
7 18 (18.56%) Scrum
8 16 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (16.49%) Regression Testing
8 16 (16.49%) Risk Management
8 16 (16.49%) Software Engineering
9 15 (15.46%) Exploratory Testing
10 14 (14.43%) Collaborative Working
10 14 (14.43%) Statistics
10 14 (14.43%) Usability Testing
11 12 (12.37%) DevOps
12 11 (11.34%) Functional Testing
12 11 (11.34%) Security Testing
13 10 (10.31%) Kanban
13 10 (10.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) Python
2 33 (34.02%) C#
3 17 (17.53%) C++
4 16 (16.49%) Java
5 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.22%) C
6 7 (7.22%) SQL
7 4 (4.12%) PHP
8 3 (3.09%) Go
8 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.06%) Perl
9 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.03%) Ruby
10 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.15%) PhD
2 5 (5.15%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.15%) PMP
2 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (4.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (38.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Docker
2 2 (2.06%) Firmware
3 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Ansible
2 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.03%) Citrix
3 1 (1.03%) VMware