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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 84 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 43 24 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.36% 1.15% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.20% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 40
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £31,625 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1755 2001 2419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.32% 95.93% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1716 1913
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +25 41 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Software Test Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 54 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (60.71%) Degree
3 48 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 35 (41.67%) Java
5 33 (39.29%) Python
5 33 (39.29%) Scrum
6 29 (34.52%) Software Engineering
7 23 (27.38%) Web Services
8 22 (26.19%) Software Testing
8 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
9 21 (25.00%) QA
10 18 (21.43%) Test Scripting
10 18 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
11 17 (20.24%) Selenium
11 17 (20.24%) Finance
12 16 (19.05%) Jenkins
12 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (17.86%) C#
13 15 (17.86%) C++
13 15 (17.86%) OO
14 14 (16.67%) Manual Testing
15 13 (15.48%) NUnit
15 13 (15.48%) JUnit
16 12 (14.29%) Perl
16 12 (14.29%) Automated Testing
16 12 (14.29%) Mathematics
16 12 (14.29%) Test Strategy
17 11 (13.10%) Gherkin
17 11 (13.10%) API Testing
17 11 (13.10%) Open Source

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 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) Selenium
2 16 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 13 (15.48%) JUnit
3 13 (15.48%) NUnit
4 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.52%) JIRA
6 7 (8.33%) Bugzilla
7 4 (4.76%) Fiddler
8 3 (3.57%) JMeter
8 3 (3.57%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.38%) YouTrack
10 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Electronics
3 5 (5.95%) Marketing
4 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) Web Services
2 11 (13.10%) Gherkin
2 11 (13.10%) RESTful
2 11 (13.10%) XML
3 10 (11.90%) .NET
4 8 (9.52%) REST
5 4 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (4.76%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (1.19%) EDI
6 1 (1.19%) JMS
6 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 9 (10.71%) Mobile App
5 8 (9.52%) User Experience
6 4 (4.76%) Life Science
6 4 (4.76%) Statistics
7 2 (2.38%) iPad
8 1 (1.19%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
1 7 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 33 (39.29%) Scrum
4 29 (34.52%) Software Engineering
5 22 (26.19%) Software Testing
6 18 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
6 18 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 15 (17.86%) OO
8 14 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 12 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 12 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 11 (13.10%) API Testing
10 11 (13.10%) BDD
10 11 (13.10%) Open Source
11 10 (11.90%) Analytics
11 10 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (11.90%) Regression Testing
11 10 (11.90%) User Stories
12 8 (9.52%) Functional Testing
12 8 (9.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) Java
2 33 (39.29%) Python
3 15 (17.86%) C#
3 15 (17.86%) C++
4 12 (14.29%) Perl
5 11 (13.10%) Ruby
5 11 (13.10%) SQL
6 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.52%) Delphi
8 3 (3.57%) Tcl
9 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.38%) C
9 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 51 (60.71%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) ISEB
3 4 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Apple
2 3 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco
3 1 (1.19%) Dell
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) NetApp
3 1 (1.19%) Roku
3 1 (1.19%) VMware
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