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

Test Strategy
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 163 161
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 -35
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 39 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.91% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.76% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 28
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +20.25% -16.84%
10th Percentile £39,375 £31,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 3,972 3,143 3,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.46% 89.29% 90.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,604 2,453 2,895
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 May 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 May 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 -13 32 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Peterborough - 5 £40,000 - 4
Huntingdon - 2 £52,500 -
Test Strategy
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 25 (64.10%) Test Automation
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Python
5 13 (33.33%) QA
6 12 (30.77%) Finance
6 12 (30.77%) OO
6 12 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 12 (30.77%) SDET
7 10 (25.64%) User Stories
7 10 (25.64%) Regression Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Statistics
8 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
8 9 (23.08%) WPF
8 9 (23.08%) NUnit
8 9 (23.08%) SQL
8 9 (23.08%) Linux
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) Algorithms
8 9 (23.08%) MVVM
8 9 (23.08%) Big Data
8 9 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (20.51%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (20.51%) Process Improvement

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 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 3 (7.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) NUnit
1 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) Capybara
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
2 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Advertising
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Test Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Developer in Test
3 9 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Automation Test Lead
5 5 (12.82%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Lead Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Development Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Product Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Product Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Business Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) WPF
2 5 (12.82%) X-Windows
3 3 (7.69%) RESTful
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 5 (12.82%) Replication
2 5 (12.82%) Virtual Team
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Test Automation
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
4 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 12 (30.77%) OO
6 12 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 12 (30.77%) SDET
7 10 (25.64%) Regression Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
7 10 (25.64%) User Stories
8 9 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
8 9 (23.08%) MVVM
8 9 (23.08%) Statistics
9 8 (20.51%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (20.51%) Analytics
9 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (20.51%) Process Improvement
10 7 (17.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) Python
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) C
4 8 (20.51%) C++
5 6 (15.38%) Java
6 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.13%) Perl
8 2 (5.13%) Tcl
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) HND
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Dell
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) SAP