The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 88 101 99
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 33 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.86% 0.60% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 0.65% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 20
Average salary £35,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1674 1543 1743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.42% 93.12% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1359 1511
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Software Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 62 (65.26%) Python
2 47 (49.47%) Java
3 39 (41.05%) QA
3 39 (41.05%) Test Automation
4 34 (35.79%) Degree
5 33 (34.74%) Linux
6 30 (31.58%) C#
7 28 (29.47%) Perl
8 26 (27.37%) Ruby
8 26 (27.37%) Test Scripting
9 25 (26.32%) Manual Testing
10 19 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 18 (18.95%) Automated Testing
12 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (17.89%) Wireless
13 16 (16.84%) Regression Testing
13 16 (16.84%) SQL
14 15 (15.79%) Tcl
14 15 (15.79%) Scrum
15 13 (13.68%) Bugzilla
15 13 (13.68%) Windows
16 12 (12.63%) Automotive
16 12 (12.63%) Mac OS X
16 12 (12.63%) Automation Testing
17 11 (11.58%) Requirements Analysis
17 11 (11.58%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (11.58%) Bluetooth
18 10 (10.53%) OO
18 10 (10.53%) Finance

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Software Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) Wireless
2 11 (11.58%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (11.58%) Bluetooth
3 9 (9.47%) HTTP
4 7 (7.37%) X.509
5 5 (5.26%) STUN
5 5 (5.26%) Internet
5 5 (5.26%) GSM
5 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.26%) SSL
6 4 (4.21%) GPRS
6 4 (4.21%) UMTS
6 4 (4.21%) LTE
7 1 (1.05%) RIP
7 1 (1.05%) TETRA
7 1 (1.05%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Bugzilla
2 5 (5.26%) Selenium
2 5 (5.26%) JMeter
3 4 (4.21%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.11%) JIRA
5 1 (1.05%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.05%) SCons
5 1 (1.05%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (12.63%) Automotive
2 10 (10.53%) Finance
3 6 (6.32%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) RESTful
1 5 (5.26%) J2SE
2 4 (4.21%) Web Services
2 4 (4.21%) REST
3 2 (2.11%) XML
3 2 (2.11%) XSL
3 2 (2.11%) HTML
3 2 (2.11%) Ajax
4 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 5 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.05%) Physics
2 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.05%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Linux
2 13 (13.68%) Windows
3 12 (12.63%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.05%) Test Automation
2 26 (27.37%) Test Scripting
3 25 (26.32%) Manual Testing
4 19 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 18 (18.95%) Automated Testing
6 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (16.84%) Regression Testing
8 15 (15.79%) Scrum
9 12 (12.63%) Automation Testing
10 11 (11.58%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (10.53%) OO
12 9 (9.47%) RAD
13 8 (8.42%) Performance Testing
14 5 (5.26%) Security Testing
15 4 (4.21%) Multithreading
15 4 (4.21%) Usability Testing
16 1 (1.05%) Software Engineering
16 1 (1.05%) System Testing
16 1 (1.05%) Integration Testing
16 1 (1.05%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 62 (65.26%) Python
2 47 (49.47%) Java
3 30 (31.58%) C#
4 28 (29.47%) Perl
5 26 (27.37%) Ruby
6 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 16 (16.84%) SQL
8 15 (15.79%) Tcl
9 9 (9.47%) C++
10 7 (7.37%) C
11 5 (5.26%) Scala
12 4 (4.21%) TTCN
13 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
14 2 (2.11%) PHP
15 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 1 (1.05%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 34 (35.79%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) ISEB
3 6 (6.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (41.05%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.05%) Adobe
1 1 (1.05%) Perforce
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