The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 99 86 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 28 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.35% 2.09% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.20% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26 50 28
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
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
1998 2320 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.38% 95.04% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1662 1934 2219
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,644 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 22 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Software Test Engineer
East of England

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (62.96%) Degree
2 44 (54.32%) Python
3 38 (46.91%) Scrum
4 35 (43.21%) SQL
5 34 (41.98%) Test Automation
6 33 (40.74%) QA
7 26 (32.10%) Software Engineering
8 24 (29.63%) Linux
9 22 (27.16%) Computer Science
10 19 (23.46%) Software Testing
11 16 (19.75%) Regression Testing
11 16 (19.75%) C#
12 15 (18.52%) JIRA
13 14 (17.28%) Automated Testing
13 14 (17.28%) .NET
14 13 (16.05%) OO
15 12 (14.81%) Windows
15 12 (14.81%) XML
15 12 (14.81%) Android
15 12 (14.81%) Analytics
15 12 (14.81%) Mobile App
15 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (13.58%) Automation Testing
16 11 (13.58%) User Stories
16 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
16 11 (13.58%) Selenium
16 11 (13.58%) Delphi
16 11 (13.58%) HTML
17 10 (12.35%) Perl

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Internet
2 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.17%) ICMP
4 3 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (1.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) JIRA
2 11 (13.58%) Selenium
3 8 (9.88%) Bugzilla
4 5 (6.17%) Ant
4 5 (6.17%) JMeter
5 1 (1.23%) NUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.23%) TestLink
5 1 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 10 (12.35%) Electronics
1 10 (12.35%) Marketing
2 8 (9.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) .NET
2 12 (14.81%) XML
3 11 (13.58%) HTML
4 2 (2.47%) Web Services
4 2 (2.47%) XSL
4 2 (2.47%) Ajax
5 1 (1.23%) RESTful
5 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.35%) Mathematics
4 9 (11.11%) User Experience
5 8 (9.88%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.70%) PMI
7 2 (2.47%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.23%) Informatics
8 1 (1.23%) Physics
8 1 (1.23%) Biology
8 1 (1.23%) Open Source
8 1 (1.23%) BBC
8 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Android
3 7 (8.64%) UNIX
4 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.91%) Scrum
3 34 (41.98%) Test Automation
4 26 (32.10%) Software Engineering
5 19 (23.46%) Software Testing
6 16 (19.75%) Regression Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Automated Testing
8 13 (16.05%) OO
9 12 (14.81%) Analytics
10 11 (13.58%) Automation Testing
10 11 (13.58%) User Stories
10 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
11 6 (7.41%) Load Testing
12 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (4.94%) Test Scripting
14 3 (3.70%) Manual Testing
14 3 (3.70%) System Testing
14 3 (3.70%) Financial Modelling
14 3 (3.70%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (54.32%) Python
2 35 (43.21%) SQL
3 16 (19.75%) C#
4 11 (13.58%) Delphi
5 10 (12.35%) Perl
6 9 (11.11%) C++
6 9 (11.11%) Java
7 8 (9.88%) C
8 7 (8.64%) Ruby
9 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (62.96%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 9 (11.11%) ISEB
3 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (40.74%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Perforce
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) TOWER Software
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