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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 78 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 26 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.33% 2.41% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 2.47% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 51
Median salary £47,500 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.25% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
1081 1417 1571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 97.39% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1123 1250
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 49 (77.78%) Python
2 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 32 (50.79%) Degree
4 32 (50.79%) Scrum
5 30 (47.62%) Test Scripting
6 23 (36.51%) Automated Testing
7 22 (34.92%) QA
8 18 (28.57%) Software Testing
9 16 (25.40%) Manual Testing
10 15 (23.81%) Mobile App
10 15 (23.81%) Linux
11 13 (20.63%) Wireless
11 13 (20.63%) Telecoms
12 12 (19.05%) Bugzilla
12 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
12 12 (19.05%) Electronics
12 12 (19.05%) Java
12 12 (19.05%) Tcl
12 12 (19.05%) Digital Signal Processing
12 12 (19.05%) Signal Processing
12 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
12 12 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
13 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
13 11 (17.46%) Perl
13 11 (17.46%) JIRA
13 11 (17.46%) Exploratory Testing
14 10 (15.87%) C#
14 10 (15.87%) C++
15 9 (14.29%) Selenium

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 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) Wireless
2 4 (6.35%) Bluetooth
2 4 (6.35%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Bugzilla
2 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.46%) JIRA
3 9 (14.29%) Selenium
4 8 (12.70%) NUnit
5 6 (9.52%) JUnit
6 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.76%) JMeter
6 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.17%) TestComplete
7 2 (3.17%) YouTrack
8 1 (1.59%) Ant
8 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.59%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (20.63%) Telecoms
2 12 (19.05%) Electronics
3 8 (12.70%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Gherkin
1 3 (4.76%) RESTful
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
1 3 (4.76%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) Qt
2 2 (3.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.17%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Android
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 32 (50.79%) Scrum
4 30 (47.62%) Test Scripting
5 23 (36.51%) Automated Testing
6 18 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 16 (25.40%) Manual Testing
8 12 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
8 12 (19.05%) Digital Signal Processing
8 12 (19.05%) Signal Processing
8 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
9 11 (17.46%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (7.94%) OO
10 5 (7.94%) Regression Testing
11 4 (6.35%) Analytics
12 3 (4.76%) API Testing
12 3 (4.76%) BDD
12 3 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
12 3 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 49 (77.78%) Python
2 12 (19.05%) Java
2 12 (19.05%) Tcl
3 11 (17.46%) Perl
4 10 (15.87%) C#
4 10 (15.87%) C++
5 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.76%) C
6 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.17%) SQL
8 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
2 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) KVM
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.17%) TOWER Software
2 1 (1.59%) Brocade
2 1 (1.59%) VMware
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