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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 94 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 40 28 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.09% 1.31% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.33% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 63
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
1859 2102 2451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.23% 98.04% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1748 2029
Median salary £44,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +16 37 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Peterborough - 1 - - 1
Software Test Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 47 (55.95%) Degree
3 33 (39.29%) Python
4 32 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 29 (34.52%) SQL
6 28 (33.33%) Java
7 27 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (30.95%) Software Engineering
9 23 (27.38%) Scrum
9 23 (27.38%) Software Testing
10 22 (26.19%) Web Services
11 19 (22.62%) Manual Testing
12 18 (21.43%) QA
12 18 (21.43%) Automation Testing
12 18 (21.43%) Perl
13 17 (20.24%) C#
14 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
14 15 (17.86%) SDLC
15 14 (16.67%) REST
15 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
15 14 (16.67%) .NET
15 14 (16.67%) HTTP
15 14 (16.67%) Regression Testing
15 14 (16.67%) Finance
16 13 (15.48%) OO
16 13 (15.48%) Automated Testing
16 13 (15.48%) Performance Testing
17 12 (14.29%) Mathematics
17 12 (14.29%) User Stories
17 12 (14.29%) ISEB

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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.19%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.19%) VPN
2 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Selenium
2 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.33%) Bugzilla
5 6 (7.14%) Fiddler
5 6 (7.14%) JUnit
5 6 (7.14%) NUnit
6 4 (4.76%) JIRA
7 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.19%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Electronics
3 7 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) Web Services
2 14 (16.67%) .NET
2 14 (16.67%) REST
3 9 (10.71%) XML
4 6 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 6 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (7.14%) RESTful
5 3 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (2.38%) EDI
7 1 (1.19%) JMS
7 1 (1.19%) Middleware
7 1 (1.19%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 11 (13.10%) User Experience
5 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 6 (7.14%) Life Science
7 5 (5.95%) iPad
8 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 26 (30.95%) Software Engineering
4 23 (27.38%) Scrum
4 23 (27.38%) Software Testing
5 19 (22.62%) Manual Testing
6 18 (21.43%) Automation Testing
7 15 (17.86%) SDLC
8 14 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 13 (15.48%) Automated Testing
9 13 (15.48%) OO
9 13 (15.48%) Performance Testing
10 12 (14.29%) User Stories
11 11 (13.10%) Analytics
11 11 (13.10%) Functional Testing
11 11 (13.10%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (13.10%) TDD
11 11 (13.10%) Test Strategy
11 11 (13.10%) V-Model
11 11 (13.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) Python
2 29 (34.52%) SQL
3 28 (33.33%) Java
4 18 (21.43%) Perl
5 17 (20.24%) C#
6 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.10%) Delphi
8 9 (10.71%) Ruby
9 7 (8.33%) C++
10 2 (2.38%) C
11 1 (1.19%) Tcl
11 1 (1.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (55.95%) Degree
2 12 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.33%) Roku
2 3 (3.57%) EMC
2 3 (3.57%) Perforce
3 2 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (1.19%) Facebook
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
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