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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 63 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 39 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.33% 1.03% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 1.07% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 40
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £37,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1132 1403 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.67% 96.49% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 922 1248 1332
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (60.76%) Test Automation
3 46 (58.23%) Degree
4 36 (45.57%) Python
5 34 (43.04%) Scrum
6 31 (39.24%) Java
7 26 (32.91%) Software Engineering
8 21 (26.58%) Web Services
8 21 (26.58%) QA
8 21 (26.58%) Test Scripting
9 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
9 19 (24.05%) Software Testing
10 18 (22.78%) Jenkins
11 16 (20.25%) Selenium
11 16 (20.25%) Exploratory Testing
12 15 (18.99%) Automated Testing
13 14 (17.72%) Manual Testing
14 13 (16.46%) C++
14 13 (16.46%) Perl
14 13 (16.46%) Finance
15 12 (15.19%) NUnit
15 12 (15.19%) JUnit
15 12 (15.19%) OO
16 11 (13.92%) JIRA
16 11 (13.92%) Mobile App
16 11 (13.92%) Test Strategy
16 11 (13.92%) C#
17 10 (12.66%) XML
17 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
17 10 (12.66%) BDD

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 (3.80%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) HTTP
2 4 (5.06%) Bluetooth
2 4 (5.06%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) Wireless
2 4 (5.06%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (20.25%) Selenium
3 12 (15.19%) JUnit
3 12 (15.19%) NUnit
4 11 (13.92%) JIRA
5 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
6 8 (10.13%) Bugzilla
7 4 (5.06%) Fiddler
8 3 (3.80%) JMeter
8 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.53%) YouTrack
10 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Electronics
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) Web Services
2 10 (12.66%) Gherkin
2 10 (12.66%) RESTful
2 10 (12.66%) XML
3 7 (8.86%) REST
4 5 (6.33%) .NET
5 4 (5.06%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (5.06%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (5.06%) WPF
6 1 (1.27%) JMS
6 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
2 11 (13.92%) Mobile App
3 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.39%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.33%) User Experience
6 4 (5.06%) Internet of Things
6 4 (5.06%) Life Science
6 4 (5.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) Android
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (60.76%) Test Automation
3 34 (43.04%) Scrum
4 26 (32.91%) Software Engineering
5 21 (26.58%) Test Scripting
6 19 (24.05%) Software Testing
7 16 (20.25%) Exploratory Testing
8 15 (18.99%) Automated Testing
9 14 (17.72%) Manual Testing
10 12 (15.19%) OO
11 11 (13.92%) Test Strategy
12 10 (12.66%) API Testing
12 10 (12.66%) BDD
12 10 (12.66%) Open Source
13 8 (10.13%) Defect Tracking
13 8 (10.13%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (10.13%) Regression Testing
14 7 (8.86%) Analytics
15 6 (7.59%) Defect Management
15 6 (7.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) Python
2 31 (39.24%) Java
3 13 (16.46%) C++
3 13 (16.46%) Perl
4 11 (13.92%) C#
5 10 (12.66%) Ruby
6 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.33%) Delphi
7 5 (6.33%) SQL
8 4 (5.06%) Tcl
9 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (58.23%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Apple
2 3 (3.80%) EMC
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