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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 99 130 122
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 39 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.58% 0.46% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.49% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 25
Average salary £35,500 £42,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.95% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2353 2223 2689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.30% 93.44% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 1917 2341
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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 +29 33 £35,500 -21.11% 3
Peterborough - 6 £40,000 - 1
Software Test Engineer
East of England

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 65 (57.52%) Python
2 56 (49.56%) Java
3 43 (38.05%) Degree
4 41 (36.28%) QA
5 39 (34.51%) Test Automation
6 36 (31.86%) Linux
7 30 (26.55%) C#
8 28 (24.78%) Perl
8 28 (24.78%) Wireless
8 28 (24.78%) Test Scripting
9 27 (23.89%) Ruby
9 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
10 25 (22.12%) Manual Testing
11 20 (17.70%) Software Testing
12 19 (16.81%) Automated Testing
13 18 (15.93%) C++
14 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (14.16%) C
15 16 (14.16%) Windows
15 16 (14.16%) Regression Testing
15 16 (14.16%) Scrum
16 15 (13.27%) Tcl
17 14 (12.39%) SQL
17 14 (12.39%) Multimedia
18 13 (11.50%) Bugzilla
19 12 (10.62%) Automotive
19 12 (10.62%) Mac OS X
19 12 (10.62%) Automation Testing
20 11 (9.73%) Requirements Analysis
20 11 (9.73%) Wi-Fi

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.78%) Wireless
2 11 (9.73%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (9.73%) Bluetooth
3 9 (7.96%) HTTP
4 7 (6.19%) X.509
5 6 (5.31%) Internet
5 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.31%) GPRS
6 5 (4.42%) STUN
6 5 (4.42%) GSM
6 5 (4.42%) SSL
7 4 (3.54%) UMTS
7 4 (3.54%) LTE
8 3 (2.65%) DSL
9 2 (1.77%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.77%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.77%) snoop
10 1 (0.88%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.88%) RIP
10 1 (0.88%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Bugzilla
2 7 (6.19%) Selenium
3 5 (4.42%) WebDriver
3 5 (4.42%) LabVIEW
3 5 (4.42%) JMeter
4 2 (1.77%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) SCons
5 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.88%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (12.39%) Multimedia
2 12 (10.62%) Automotive
3 9 (7.96%) Finance
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.73%) HTML
1 11 (9.73%) XML
2 10 (8.85%) XSL
2 10 (8.85%) Ajax
3 5 (4.42%) RESTful
3 5 (4.42%) J2SE
3 5 (4.42%) Web Services
4 4 (3.54%) REST
5 2 (1.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.31%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.42%) Social Media
3 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.86%) Linux
2 16 (14.16%) Windows
3 12 (10.62%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.51%) Test Automation
2 28 (24.78%) Test Scripting
3 25 (22.12%) Manual Testing
4 20 (17.70%) Software Testing
5 19 (16.81%) Automated Testing
6 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (14.16%) Regression Testing
7 16 (14.16%) Scrum
8 12 (10.62%) Automation Testing
9 11 (9.73%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (7.08%) OO
10 8 (7.08%) RAD
10 8 (7.08%) Performance Testing
11 6 (5.31%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.42%) Security Testing
13 4 (3.54%) Usability Testing
14 3 (2.65%) Software Engineering
15 1 (0.88%) Web Application Development
15 1 (0.88%) Document Management
15 1 (0.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (57.52%) Python
2 56 (49.56%) Java
3 30 (26.55%) C#
4 28 (24.78%) Perl
5 27 (23.89%) Ruby
5 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
6 18 (15.93%) C++
7 16 (14.16%) C
8 15 (13.27%) Tcl
9 14 (12.39%) SQL
10 10 (8.85%) PHP
11 5 (4.42%) Scala
12 4 (3.54%) TTCN
13 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.88%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 43 (38.05%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) ISEB
3 6 (5.31%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (36.28%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (0.88%) Adobe
1 1 (0.88%) Perforce
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