Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 120 117
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 74 93 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.30% 2.23% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.40% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 60 81 55
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -9.09%

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 2,970 3,881 3,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.12% 93.20% 89.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,122 2,966 2,577
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +35 70 £46,250 -5.61% 24
Software Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 62 (83.78%) Test Automation
2 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (51.35%) Manual Testing
4 31 (41.89%) C#
5 28 (37.84%) Python
6 26 (35.14%) Finance
7 23 (31.08%) QA
8 21 (28.38%) Degree
9 20 (27.03%) Mathematics
9 20 (27.03%) Computer Science
9 20 (27.03%) Selenium
9 20 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (24.32%) Risk Management
10 18 (24.32%) Windows
11 17 (22.97%) Linux
11 17 (22.97%) Capital Modelling
12 15 (20.27%) Exploratory Testing
12 15 (20.27%) Reactive Extensions
12 15 (20.27%) Functional Testing
12 15 (20.27%) Statistics
12 15 (20.27%) WPF
12 15 (20.27%) Usability Testing
13 14 (18.92%) Java
13 14 (18.92%) Reinsurance
14 12 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
14 12 (16.22%) C++
14 12 (16.22%) Scrum
15 11 (14.86%) JIRA
15 11 (14.86%) SpecFlow
16 10 (13.51%) Agile 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 1 (1.35%) Apache
1 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.05%) CloudFront
2 3 (4.05%) SaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Network Security
1 2 (2.70%) SMS
1 2 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (1.35%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.35%) LAN
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Selenium
2 11 (14.86%) JIRA
2 11 (14.86%) SpecFlow
3 10 (13.51%) WebDriver
4 9 (12.16%) TeamCity
5 6 (8.11%) NUnit
5 6 (8.11%) Ranorex
6 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.70%) Hudson
9 2 (2.70%) JBehave
9 2 (2.70%) JUnit
9 2 (2.70%) Maven
9 2 (2.70%) Subversion
9 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Military
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Test Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Senior Test Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Software Test Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 14 (18.92%) Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Tester
6 8 (10.81%) Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Developer
6 8 (10.81%) QA Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.41%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.05%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) Reactive Extensions
1 15 (20.27%) WPF
2 8 (10.81%) .NET
3 7 (9.46%) Web Services
4 5 (6.76%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.70%) REST
6 2 (2.70%) SOAP
6 2 (2.70%) X-Windows
7 1 (1.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.35%) CSS
7 1 (1.35%) CSS3
7 1 (1.35%) HTML
7 1 (1.35%) HTML5
7 1 (1.35%) React
7 1 (1.35%) RESTful
7 1 (1.35%) STL
7 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 14 (18.92%) Reinsurance
3 5 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.41%) Fintech
4 4 (5.41%) Life Science
4 4 (5.41%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.70%) Replication
7 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Windows
2 17 (22.97%) Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Unix
4 3 (4.05%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (83.78%) Test Automation
2 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (51.35%) Manual Testing
4 20 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (27.03%) Mathematics
5 18 (24.32%) Risk Management
6 17 (22.97%) Capital Modelling
7 15 (20.27%) Exploratory Testing
7 15 (20.27%) Functional Testing
7 15 (20.27%) Statistics
7 15 (20.27%) Usability Testing
8 12 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (16.22%) Scrum
9 10 (13.51%) Agile Testing
9 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
10 9 (12.16%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (12.16%) User Stories
11 8 (10.81%) BDD
11 8 (10.81%) Regression Testing
12 7 (9.46%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) C#
2 28 (37.84%) Python
3 14 (18.92%) Java
4 12 (16.22%) C++
5 5 (6.76%) SQL
6 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.05%) Go
7 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.70%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) C
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.05%) ISEB
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Ansible
2 2 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) WorldPay
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Citrix
3 1 (1.35%) VMware