Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 117 91
Rank change year-on-year -3 -26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 96 62 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.26% 1.79% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.03% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 83 52 85
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,800 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.05% +19.67%

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 3920 3049 3616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.24% 88.15% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2995 2508 3127
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +2 82 £49,000 +15.29% 7
Peterborough -10 7 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Huntingdon +6 5 £25,000 -
Software Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 84 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 56 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (32.29%) Degree
4 30 (31.25%) Mathematics
5 27 (28.13%) Manual Testing
5 27 (28.13%) C#
6 25 (26.04%) Computer Science
7 22 (22.92%) QA
8 21 (21.88%) Selenium
9 20 (20.83%) Python
10 19 (19.79%) Finance
10 19 (19.79%) Software Engineering
11 17 (17.71%) .NET
11 17 (17.71%) Java
11 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
12 16 (16.67%) Scrum
13 15 (15.63%) OO
14 14 (14.58%) JIRA
14 14 (14.58%) C++
15 13 (13.54%) Reactive Extensions
15 13 (13.54%) Capital Modelling
15 13 (13.54%) ISEB
15 13 (13.54%) Statistics
15 13 (13.54%) WPF
15 13 (13.54%) Usability Testing
16 11 (11.46%) ISTQB
16 11 (11.46%) TDD
16 11 (11.46%) Regression Testing
17 10 (10.42%) Physics
17 10 (10.42%) Kanban

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 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) GitHub
2 4 (4.17%) Yammer
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) HTTP
2 4 (4.17%) WebEx
2 4 (4.17%) Wireless
3 2 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.25%) Text Mining
2 5 (5.21%) Big Data
3 2 (2.08%) DB2
3 2 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Selenium
2 14 (14.58%) JIRA
3 9 (9.38%) AppVeyor
3 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (9.38%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.21%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.17%) HP UFT
5 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.13%) Gerrit
6 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.13%) NUnit
7 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.08%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.08%) LabVIEW
7 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.08%) TestComplete
7 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (19.79%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.08%) Publishing
3 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Test Engineer
2 19 (19.79%) Software Test Engineer
3 18 (18.75%) Tester
4 17 (17.71%) Developer
5 15 (15.63%) Senior Test Engineer
6 14 (14.58%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 11 (11.46%) QA Engineer
7 11 (11.46%) Software Tester
8 9 (9.38%) Automation Tester
8 9 (9.38%) Developer in Test
9 7 (7.29%) Junior
9 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Test Leader
10 6 (6.25%) Junior Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.21%) Architect
11 5 (5.21%) Junior Tester
11 5 (5.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) .NET
2 13 (13.54%) Reactive Extensions
2 13 (13.54%) WPF
3 9 (9.38%) AngularJS
3 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (9.38%) RESTful
4 6 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (5.21%) CSS
5 5 (5.21%) HTML
5 5 (5.21%) STL
6 3 (3.13%) REST
6 3 (3.13%) Web Services
7 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.04%) Qt
7 1 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.38%) iPad
3 7 (7.29%) Life Science
4 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.08%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.08%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 56 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (31.25%) Mathematics
4 27 (28.13%) Manual Testing
5 19 (19.79%) Software Engineering
6 16 (16.67%) Scrum
7 15 (15.63%) OO
8 13 (13.54%) Capital Modelling
8 13 (13.54%) Statistics
8 13 (13.54%) Usability Testing
9 11 (11.46%) Regression Testing
9 11 (11.46%) TDD
10 10 (10.42%) Kanban
10 10 (10.42%) Physics
11 9 (9.38%) MVC
11 9 (9.38%) OOP
11 9 (9.38%) Software Architecture
12 8 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.33%) Performance Testing
12 8 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.13%) C#
2 20 (20.83%) Python
3 17 (17.71%) Java
3 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.58%) C++
5 8 (8.33%) Perl
5 8 (8.33%) SQL
6 5 (5.21%) C
7 3 (3.13%) Ruby
7 3 (3.13%) VB
8 2 (2.08%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) Degree
2 13 (13.54%) ISEB
3 11 (11.46%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.92%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Docker
2 7 (7.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (5.21%) TOWER Software
2 4 (4.17%) HP
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle