The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 73 107 135
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 81 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.20% 1.58% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 1.65% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 78 36 22
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2404 2670 2959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.98% 95.84% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 2352 2455
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Test Engineer
East of England

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
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Cambridge +31 69 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Peterborough -2 2 £41,000 +22.38%
Software Test Engineer
East of England

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Software Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 70 (59.83%) Python
2 53 (45.30%) Java
3 51 (43.59%) Degree
3 51 (43.59%) Test Automation
4 41 (35.04%) Linux
5 33 (28.21%) QA
6 32 (27.35%) Perl
6 32 (27.35%) C++
7 31 (26.50%) C
8 28 (23.93%) C#
8 28 (23.93%) Test Scripting
9 26 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 26 (22.22%) Ruby
9 26 (22.22%) SQL
10 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
10 25 (21.37%) Software Testing
11 24 (20.51%) Windows
11 24 (20.51%) Wireless
12 20 (17.09%) Regression Testing
13 18 (15.38%) Mac OS X
13 18 (15.38%) Automated Testing
14 17 (14.53%) Finance
14 17 (14.53%) Automotive
15 15 (12.82%) OO
15 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (11.97%) Multimedia
16 14 (11.97%) Tcl
16 14 (11.97%) Scrum
17 13 (11.11%) RAD
17 13 (11.11%) HTTP

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Software Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.51%) Wireless
2 13 (11.11%) HTTP
2 13 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.26%) SSL
3 12 (10.26%) X.509
3 12 (10.26%) STUN
4 9 (7.69%) Bluetooth
4 9 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (6.84%) ZigBee
6 6 (5.13%) GPRS
6 6 (5.13%) GSM
6 6 (5.13%) UMTS
7 5 (4.27%) LTE
8 1 (0.85%) Internet
8 1 (0.85%) TDMA
8 1 (0.85%) DHCP
8 1 (0.85%) DNS
8 1 (0.85%) RIP
8 1 (0.85%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Bugzilla
2 6 (5.13%) LabVIEW
2 6 (5.13%) JMeter
3 2 (1.71%) Selenium
3 2 (1.71%) JIRA
4 1 (0.85%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.85%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.85%) SCons
General
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
1 17 (14.53%) Automotive
2 14 (11.97%) Multimedia
3 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.55%) XML
2 9 (7.69%) XSL
2 9 (7.69%) HTML
2 9 (7.69%) Ajax
3 8 (6.84%) RESTful
3 8 (6.84%) J2SE
4 7 (5.98%) Web Services
5 6 (5.13%) REST
6 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.13%) Social Media
3 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.71%) Physics
5 1 (0.85%) Firmware
5 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.04%) Linux
2 24 (20.51%) Windows
3 18 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 6 (5.13%) UNIX
5 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.59%) Test Automation
2 28 (23.93%) Test Scripting
3 26 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 25 (21.37%) Software Testing
5 20 (17.09%) Regression Testing
6 18 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 15 (12.82%) OO
7 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (11.97%) Scrum
9 13 (11.11%) RAD
10 12 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (8.55%) Automation Testing
12 7 (5.98%) Security Testing
13 6 (5.13%) Performance Testing
13 6 (5.13%) Multithreading
13 6 (5.13%) Project Management
13 6 (5.13%) Quality Management
14 5 (4.27%) Test Management
14 5 (4.27%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (4.27%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) Python
2 53 (45.30%) Java
3 32 (27.35%) Perl
3 32 (27.35%) C++
4 31 (26.50%) C
5 28 (23.93%) C#
6 26 (22.22%) Ruby
6 26 (22.22%) SQL
7 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
8 14 (11.97%) Tcl
9 9 (7.69%) PHP
10 8 (6.84%) Scala
11 5 (4.27%) Embedded C
11 5 (4.27%) TTCN
12 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.56%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.85%) PowerHouse
15 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (43.59%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) ISEB
3 4 (3.42%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (28.21%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe
2 1 (0.85%) Perforce
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle
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