Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 147 148
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 34 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.81% 1.01% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.14% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 47
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -1.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,300
East of England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% - -6.86%

Test Strategy 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 3891 3058 3643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.18% 88.30% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2977 2517 3147
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Cambridgeshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Cambridgeshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Cambridgeshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 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 -30 30 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Peterborough -5 4 £50,000 -
Test Strategy
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 28 (82.35%) Test Automation
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) QA
4 10 (29.41%) Python
5 9 (26.47%) C#
5 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) OO
5 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
5 9 (26.47%) BDD
5 9 (26.47%) SDET
6 8 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) NUnit
7 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (20.59%) Algorithms
8 6 (17.65%) Capital Modelling
8 6 (17.65%) Big Data
8 6 (17.65%) Analytics
8 6 (17.65%) User Stories
8 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (17.65%) MVVM
8 6 (17.65%) WPF
8 6 (17.65%) Statistics
8 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
8 6 (17.65%) Degree
8 6 (17.65%) Code Coverage

Test Strategy
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.88%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) NUnit
2 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.88%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.88%) xUnit.net
6 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Test Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) QA Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Developer in Test
4 7 (20.59%) Software Developer
5 5 (14.71%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior QA Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
7 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) FPGA Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Product Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Real Time Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior FPGA Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) WPF
2 3 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (8.82%) STL
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Test Automation
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) BDD
3 9 (26.47%) OO
3 9 (26.47%) SDET
3 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Code Coverage
6 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 6 (17.65%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 6 (17.65%) MVVM
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) Statistics
6 6 (17.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Python
2 9 (26.47%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) C++
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) C
4 4 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) TOWER Software
3 3 (8.82%) Dell
3 3 (8.82%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) SAP