Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 176 145
Rank change year-on-year +12 -31 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 19 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.59% 0.83% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.89% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 28
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £51,000 £42,360 £35,625
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%

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 2,970 3,832 3,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.15% 93.17% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,119 2,934 2,553
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 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.97% +0.56% -

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 13 November 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 13 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 +20 12 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Peterborough -34 6 £50,000 - 2
Test Strategy
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 18 (94.74%) Test Automation
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) QA
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
4 8 (42.11%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) C#
5 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
7 5 (26.32%) Cognizant
7 5 (26.32%) JUnit
7 5 (26.32%) V-Model
7 5 (26.32%) TestNG
7 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
7 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
7 5 (26.32%) Google
7 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (26.32%) Data-Driven Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Service Design
7 5 (26.32%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Test Planning
7 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
9 3 (15.79%) Python
9 3 (15.79%) RESTful

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
2 5 (26.32%) TestNG
2 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.53%) xUnit.net
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Automation Test Lead
1 7 (36.84%) QA Leader
2 6 (31.58%) Test Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Automation Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Automation Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Manager
4 4 (21.05%) QA Manager
4 4 (21.05%) QA Test Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Strategy Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Development Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
1 3 (15.79%) RESTful
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.53%) X-Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Angular 2
3 1 (5.26%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Test Automation
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Scenario Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Data-Driven Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Service Design
6 5 (26.32%) Test Planning
6 5 (26.32%) V-Model
6 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.79%) User Stories
9 2 (10.53%) BDD
9 2 (10.53%) Microservices
9 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) SDET
9 2 (10.53%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cognizant
1 5 (26.32%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) SAP