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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 72 81 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 33 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.83% 1.42% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 1.47% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 34
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +33.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,150 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £47,200
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
1138 1361 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.68% 96.87% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1147 1380
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (62.16%) Degree
2 42 (56.76%) Test Automation
3 31 (41.89%) Java
4 29 (39.19%) Scrum
5 26 (35.14%) Python
6 25 (33.78%) Web Services
7 24 (32.43%) Software Engineering
8 22 (29.73%) Software Testing
9 19 (25.68%) Computer Science
9 19 (25.68%) Exploratory Testing
10 18 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (21.62%) QA
12 15 (20.27%) Manual Testing
13 14 (18.92%) Perl
14 13 (17.57%) SQL
14 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
14 13 (17.57%) Finance
14 13 (17.57%) Jenkins
15 12 (16.22%) REST
15 12 (16.22%) Selenium
15 12 (16.22%) Mathematics
15 12 (16.22%) Test Scripting
15 12 (16.22%) HTTP
15 12 (16.22%) OO
16 11 (14.86%) Automated Testing
16 11 (14.86%) Performance Testing
17 10 (13.51%) Open Source
17 10 (13.51%) Test Strategy
17 10 (13.51%) Regression Testing

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 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) VPN
2 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Jenkins
2 12 (16.22%) Selenium
3 9 (12.16%) Cucumber
3 9 (12.16%) JUnit
3 9 (12.16%) NUnit
4 7 (9.46%) Bugzilla
5 6 (8.11%) Fiddler
6 3 (4.05%) JIRA
7 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.35%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Marketing
3 5 (6.76%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) Web Services
2 12 (16.22%) REST
3 9 (12.16%) Gherkin
3 9 (12.16%) RESTful
3 9 (12.16%) XML
4 8 (10.81%) .NET
5 6 (8.11%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (5.41%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (5.41%) WPF
7 1 (1.35%) JMS
7 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Computer Science
2 18 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (16.22%) Mathematics
4 8 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 8 (10.81%) User Experience
5 6 (8.11%) Life Science
6 4 (5.41%) iPad
6 4 (5.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.35%) Solaris
3 1 (1.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (56.76%) Test Automation
3 29 (39.19%) Scrum
4 24 (32.43%) Software Engineering
5 22 (29.73%) Software Testing
6 19 (25.68%) Exploratory Testing
7 15 (20.27%) Manual Testing
8 12 (16.22%) OO
8 12 (16.22%) Test Scripting
9 11 (14.86%) Automated Testing
9 11 (14.86%) Performance Testing
10 10 (13.51%) Open Source
10 10 (13.51%) Regression Testing
10 10 (13.51%) Test Strategy
11 9 (12.16%) API Testing
11 9 (12.16%) Automation Testing
11 9 (12.16%) BDD
11 9 (12.16%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (12.16%) User Stories
12 8 (10.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) Java
2 26 (35.14%) Python
3 14 (18.92%) Perl
4 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.57%) SQL
5 9 (12.16%) C#
5 9 (12.16%) C++
5 9 (12.16%) Ruby
6 8 (10.81%) Delphi
7 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (62.16%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) ISEB
3 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (5.41%) Apple
2 3 (4.05%) EMC
3 2 (2.70%) Roku
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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