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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 112 92 90
Rank change year-on-year -20 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.82% 2.07% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.33% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 36
Median salary £37,500 £36,646 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -8.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 1503 1928 1786
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.31% 88.64% 84.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1486 1471
Median salary £46,614 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.94% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -27 9 £42,500 +18.74% 5
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (69.70%) Degree
2 20 (60.61%) Python
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
4 16 (48.48%) C#
5 13 (39.39%) Manual Testing
6 12 (36.36%) QA
6 12 (36.36%) Scrum
7 11 (33.33%) Bugzilla
7 11 (33.33%) Selenium
7 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
8 10 (30.30%) Defect Tracking
9 9 (27.27%) Mobile App
10 8 (24.24%) C
11 7 (21.21%) C++
12 6 (18.18%) .NET
13 5 (15.15%) Big Data
13 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
13 5 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
14 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
14 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
14 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
15 3 (9.09%) ISEB
15 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
15 3 (9.09%) Java
15 3 (9.09%) Linux
15 3 (9.09%) Finance
15 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (9.09%) Qt

Software Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
1 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.03%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 11 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.06%) JBehave
4 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
4 2 (6.06%) RSpec
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.03%) Ant
5 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
5 1 (3.03%) NUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
5 1 (3.03%) TestLink
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Software Test Engineer
1 20 (60.61%) Test Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Manual Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Software Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Software Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Qt
3 2 (6.06%) Ajax
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Home Automation
4 1 (3.03%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
2 13 (39.39%) Manual Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Scrum
4 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) BDD
9 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) OO
9 2 (6.06%) Open Source
9 2 (6.06%) People Management
9 2 (6.06%) Presales
9 2 (6.06%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) QA Automation
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Python
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 8 (24.24%) C
4 7 (21.21%) C++
5 3 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
7 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) KVM
2 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Brocade
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: to £32k + top benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago