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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 104 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 36 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.43% 0.53% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.56% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 35
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +1.53%
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
2399 2133 2792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.05% 93.88% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1833 2459
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +17 30 £36,500 -18.88% 3
Peterborough - 6 £40,000 -
Software Test Engineer
East of England

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 45 (52.33%) Python
2 42 (48.84%) Java
3 35 (40.70%) QA
4 34 (39.53%) Degree
5 27 (31.40%) Linux
6 26 (30.23%) Test Automation
7 23 (26.74%) C#
8 22 (25.58%) Test Scripting
9 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
9 21 (24.42%) Wireless
10 18 (20.93%) Manual Testing
10 18 (20.93%) Ruby
11 17 (19.77%) Perl
12 15 (17.44%) C++
12 15 (17.44%) Windows
13 14 (16.28%) Regression Testing
14 13 (15.12%) Scrum
14 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (15.12%) C
14 13 (15.12%) Software Testing
15 11 (12.79%) Automated Testing
15 11 (12.79%) HTML
15 11 (12.79%) XML
16 10 (11.63%) Tcl
17 9 (10.47%) Bluetooth
17 9 (10.47%) Multimedia
17 9 (10.47%) Bugzilla
17 9 (10.47%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (10.47%) Automation Testing
18 8 (9.30%) Ajax

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.16%) MS Office
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) Wireless
2 9 (10.47%) Bluetooth
2 9 (10.47%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (9.30%) Internet
4 5 (5.81%) HTTP
5 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.49%) GPRS
6 3 (3.49%) DSL
6 3 (3.49%) X.509
7 2 (2.33%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.33%) snoop
7 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.16%) GSM
8 1 (1.16%) UMTS
8 1 (1.16%) SSL
8 1 (1.16%) STUN
8 1 (1.16%) RIP
8 1 (1.16%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.16%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Bugzilla
2 7 (8.14%) Selenium
3 6 (6.98%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.81%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.16%) JMeter
General
1 9 (10.47%) Multimedia
2 8 (9.30%) Automotive
3 6 (6.98%) Finance
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) HTML
1 11 (12.79%) XML
2 8 (9.30%) Ajax
2 8 (9.30%) XSL
3 5 (5.81%) Web Services
4 4 (4.65%) REST
5 2 (2.33%) .NET
6 1 (1.16%) J2SE
6 1 (1.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Linux
2 15 (17.44%) Windows
3 8 (9.30%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) Test Automation
2 22 (25.58%) Test Scripting
3 18 (20.93%) Manual Testing
4 14 (16.28%) Regression Testing
5 13 (15.12%) Scrum
5 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.12%) Software Testing
6 11 (12.79%) Automated Testing
7 9 (10.47%) Automation Testing
8 7 (8.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (6.98%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.81%) OO
10 5 (5.81%) RAD
10 5 (5.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.65%) Usability Testing
11 4 (4.65%) Performance Testing
12 3 (3.49%) Validation
13 1 (1.16%) Document Management
13 1 (1.16%) Project Management
13 1 (1.16%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.33%) Python
2 42 (48.84%) Java
3 23 (26.74%) C#
4 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.93%) Ruby
6 17 (19.77%) Perl
7 15 (17.44%) C++
8 13 (15.12%) C
9 10 (11.63%) Tcl
10 8 (9.30%) PHP
11 7 (8.14%) SQL
12 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.16%) PowerHouse
13 1 (1.16%) TTCN
13 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (39.53%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) ISEB
3 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (40.70%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe
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