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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 97 124 120
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 41 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.68% 0.66% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.70% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 30
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +6.87%
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
2337 2156 2912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.86% 95.53% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1846 1866 2553
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 September 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 September 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 +23 35 £40,000 -11.11% 8
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 September 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 43 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.00%) Java
3 39 (47.56%) Python
4 38 (46.34%) Degree
5 31 (37.80%) QA
6 27 (32.93%) C#
7 22 (26.83%) Manual Testing
7 22 (26.83%) Test Automation
8 21 (25.61%) Linux
9 20 (24.39%) Test Scripting
10 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
11 18 (21.95%) Regression Testing
12 17 (20.73%) Wireless
12 17 (20.73%) Ruby
12 17 (20.73%) C++
13 16 (19.51%) Perl
14 15 (18.29%) C
14 15 (18.29%) Software Testing
15 14 (17.07%) Scrum
16 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing
16 13 (15.85%) Windows
16 13 (15.85%) Computer Science
17 12 (14.63%) HTML
17 12 (14.63%) XML
18 11 (13.41%) SQL
19 10 (12.20%) Internet
19 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
19 10 (12.20%) Finance
20 9 (10.98%) Bugzilla
20 9 (10.98%) Ajax

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) Wireless
2 10 (12.20%) Internet
3 6 (7.32%) HTTP
4 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.10%) Bluetooth
4 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.66%) DSL
5 3 (3.66%) X.509
6 2 (2.44%) snoop
6 2 (2.44%) SSL
6 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.44%) GPRS
6 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.22%) DHCP
7 1 (1.22%) DNS
7 1 (1.22%) STUN
7 1 (1.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Bugzilla
2 7 (8.54%) Selenium
3 6 (7.32%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.10%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.22%) JMeter
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Multimedia
3 5 (6.10%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) HTML
1 12 (14.63%) XML
2 9 (10.98%) Ajax
2 9 (10.98%) XSL
3 7 (8.54%) .NET
4 6 (7.32%) REST
5 5 (6.10%) Web Services
6 1 (1.22%) J2SE
6 1 (1.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Linux
2 13 (15.85%) Windows
3 5 (6.10%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.83%) Manual Testing
2 22 (26.83%) Test Automation
3 20 (24.39%) Test Scripting
4 18 (21.95%) Regression Testing
5 15 (18.29%) Software Testing
6 14 (17.07%) Scrum
7 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing
8 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.98%) OO
10 6 (7.32%) Test Strategy
11 5 (6.10%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.10%) User Stories
11 5 (6.10%) Automation Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Usability Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Financial Modelling
12 4 (4.88%) Performance Testing
12 4 (4.88%) Risk Analytics
12 4 (4.88%) Analytics
12 4 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.00%) Java
2 39 (47.56%) Python
3 27 (32.93%) C#
4 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
5 17 (20.73%) Ruby
5 17 (20.73%) C++
6 16 (19.51%) Perl
7 15 (18.29%) C
8 11 (13.41%) SQL
9 9 (10.98%) PHP
10 6 (7.32%) Delphi
11 5 (6.10%) Tcl
12 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (46.34%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) ISEB
3 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (37.80%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) TOWER Software
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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