The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 89 107 95
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 43 29 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.34% 1.33% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.36% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 47
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 £38,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Software Test Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1780 2126 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.74% 97.48% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1497 1761 1914
Median salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
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 Cambridgeshire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 40 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Peterborough - 1 - -
Software Test Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (60.44%) Degree
3 36 (39.56%) Test Automation
4 32 (35.16%) Java
4 32 (35.16%) Python
5 29 (31.87%) Software Engineering
5 29 (31.87%) Software Testing
5 29 (31.87%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (29.67%) Scrum
7 26 (28.57%) SQL
8 25 (27.47%) Web Services
9 20 (21.98%) Computer Science
10 18 (19.78%) QA
10 18 (19.78%) Manual Testing
10 18 (19.78%) Perl
10 18 (19.78%) C#
10 18 (19.78%) Finance
11 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
11 16 (17.58%) Mathematics
11 16 (17.58%) Automation Testing
12 15 (16.48%) REST
12 15 (16.48%) .NET
12 15 (16.48%) OO
12 15 (16.48%) HTTP
12 15 (16.48%) Regression Testing
13 14 (15.38%) Performance Testing
14 13 (14.29%) Automated Testing
14 13 (14.29%) User Stories
15 12 (13.19%) Functional Testing
15 12 (13.19%) Non-Functional Testing

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.10%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.10%) VPN
2 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Selenium
2 11 (12.09%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.89%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.69%) Bugzilla
4 7 (7.69%) JUnit
4 7 (7.69%) NUnit
5 6 (6.59%) Fiddler
6 3 (3.30%) JIRA
6 3 (3.30%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.10%) Robot Framework
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Electronics
3 7 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) Web Services
2 15 (16.48%) .NET
2 15 (16.48%) REST
3 9 (9.89%) XML
4 7 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 7 (7.69%) RESTful
5 6 (6.59%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (4.40%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (4.40%) WPF
7 2 (2.20%) EDI
7 2 (2.20%) HTML
8 1 (1.10%) JMS
8 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.87%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (21.98%) Computer Science
3 16 (17.58%) Mathematics
4 12 (13.19%) User Experience
5 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 6 (6.59%) Life Science
7 5 (5.49%) iPad
8 4 (4.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Linux
1 6 (6.59%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.20%) Unix
3 1 (1.10%) Solaris
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.56%) Test Automation
3 29 (31.87%) Software Engineering
3 29 (31.87%) Software Testing
4 27 (29.67%) Scrum
5 18 (19.78%) Manual Testing
6 16 (17.58%) Automation Testing
7 15 (16.48%) OO
7 15 (16.48%) Regression Testing
8 14 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 13 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 13 (14.29%) User Stories
10 12 (13.19%) Analytics
10 12 (13.19%) Functional Testing
10 12 (13.19%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (13.19%) Test Strategy
11 11 (12.09%) SDLC
12 9 (9.89%) API Testing
12 9 (9.89%) BDD
12 9 (9.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) Java
1 32 (35.16%) Python
2 26 (28.57%) SQL
3 18 (19.78%) C#
3 18 (19.78%) Perl
4 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.19%) Delphi
6 10 (10.99%) Ruby
7 8 (8.79%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) C
9 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.10%) Tcl
9 1 (1.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (60.44%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) ISEB
3 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (6.59%) Roku
2 3 (3.30%) EMC
3 2 (2.20%) Perforce
3 2 (2.20%) Twitter
4 1 (1.10%) Apple
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco
4 1 (1.10%) Dell
4 1 (1.10%) Facebook
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.10%) NetApp
4 1 (1.10%) VMware
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