The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 74 93 64
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 26 22 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.39% 1.51% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.56% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 59
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Software Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1060 1410 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.43% 96.71% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1203 1368
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

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 5 December 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (63.24%) Python
3 41 (60.29%) Test Automation
4 39 (57.35%) Scrum
5 34 (50.00%) Degree
6 24 (35.29%) QA
6 24 (35.29%) Test Scripting
7 20 (29.41%) Automated Testing
7 20 (29.41%) Software Testing
8 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
9 18 (26.47%) Manual Testing
10 17 (25.00%) Java
11 15 (22.06%) Linux
12 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
12 14 (20.59%) Exploratory Testing
13 13 (19.12%) Mobile App
13 13 (19.12%) Computer Science
14 12 (17.65%) Web Services
14 12 (17.65%) Perl
14 12 (17.65%) Test Strategy
15 11 (16.18%) C++
15 11 (16.18%) JIRA
15 11 (16.18%) Selenium
16 10 (14.71%) Finance
16 10 (14.71%) Bugzilla
16 10 (14.71%) Defect Tracking
17 9 (13.24%) NUnit
17 9 (13.24%) C#
17 9 (13.24%) JUnit
17 9 (13.24%) OO

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Wireless
2 4 (5.88%) Bluetooth
2 4 (5.88%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) ZigBee
3 2 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.18%) JIRA
2 11 (16.18%) Selenium
3 10 (14.71%) Bugzilla
4 9 (13.24%) JUnit
4 9 (13.24%) NUnit
5 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.41%) JMeter
6 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.94%) YouTrack
8 1 (1.47%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.82%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) Web Services
2 6 (8.82%) Gherkin
2 6 (8.82%) RESTful
2 6 (8.82%) XML
3 3 (4.41%) Reactive Extensions
3 3 (4.41%) WPF
4 2 (2.94%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (1.47%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Computer Science
1 13 (19.12%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.41%) Statistics
5 2 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) Android
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (60.29%) Test Automation
3 39 (57.35%) Scrum
4 24 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 20 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 20 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
7 18 (26.47%) Manual Testing
8 14 (20.59%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (17.65%) Test Strategy
10 10 (14.71%) Defect Tracking
11 9 (13.24%) OO
12 6 (8.82%) API Testing
12 6 (8.82%) BDD
12 6 (8.82%) Digital Signal Processing
12 6 (8.82%) Machine Learning
12 6 (8.82%) Open Source
12 6 (8.82%) Signal Processing
13 5 (7.35%) Defect Management
13 5 (7.35%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (63.24%) Python
2 17 (25.00%) Java
3 12 (17.65%) Perl
4 11 (16.18%) C++
5 9 (13.24%) C#
6 6 (8.82%) Ruby
6 6 (8.82%) Tcl
7 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.94%) Delphi
9 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.94%) SQL
10 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Apple
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