Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 60 63
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.22% 1.21% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.39% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Peterborough median annual salary £30,000 £26,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.96% -29.38%
10th Percentile £24,150 £25,000 £26,700
90th Percentile £50,000 £27,000 £32,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%

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 Peterborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 520 504 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 90.43% 86.90% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 394 397 414
Peterborough median annual salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £59,925 £60,000 £70,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Peterborough.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Peterborough

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Peterborough.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Peterborough

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Peterborough over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) DNA
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) DNA
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
1 3 (42.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA