Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 140 152
Rank change year-on-year -31 +12 -33
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 45 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.03% 0.97% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.10% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 41
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £41,940 £37,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -9.09%

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 4,020 2,905 3,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.16% 88.38% 88.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,974 2,378 2,982
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% -

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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 -21 38 £52,500 +10.53% 16
Peterborough - 5 £50,000 - 3
Huntingdon 0 2 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Test Strategy
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 33 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Finance
4 15 (33.33%) Python
4 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 13 (28.89%) QA
5 13 (28.89%) C#
5 13 (28.89%) SDET
6 12 (26.67%) OO
6 12 (26.67%) NUnit
7 11 (24.44%) WPF
7 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
7 11 (24.44%) Statistics
7 11 (24.44%) Financial Modelling
7 11 (24.44%) Performance Testing
7 11 (24.44%) Manual Testing
7 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (24.44%) MVVM
7 11 (24.44%) SQL
7 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
7 11 (24.44%) Algorithms
7 11 (24.44%) Big Data
8 10 (22.22%) Analytics
8 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 9 (20.00%) Degree
10 8 (17.78%) TDD
11 7 (15.56%) Scrum
11 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Code Coverage
11 7 (15.56%) JavaScript

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.44%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Big Data
2 5 (11.11%) SAP BW
3 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (6.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) NUnit
2 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.22%) xUnit.net
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Test Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Developer in Test
3 12 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 8 (17.78%) QA Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.89%) Product Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Product Test Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Business Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Business Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) WPF
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.22%) STL
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 13 (28.89%) SDET
5 12 (26.67%) OO
6 11 (24.44%) Financial Modelling
6 11 (24.44%) Manual Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
6 11 (24.44%) MVVM
6 11 (24.44%) Performance Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Statistics
7 10 (22.22%) Analytics
7 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 8 (17.78%) TDD
9 7 (15.56%) BDD
9 7 (15.56%) Code Coverage
9 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
9 7 (15.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Python
2 13 (28.89%) C#
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) C++
6 5 (11.11%) C
6 5 (11.11%) Java
6 5 (11.11%) PHP
6 5 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) ABAP
7 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 2 (4.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) HND
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) SAP
3 4 (8.89%) Dell
3 4 (8.89%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) TOWER Software