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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 92 94 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 29 33 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.78% 1.72% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.78% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 60
Median salary £47,500 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.25% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%

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
1586 1851 2188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.42% 96.56% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1505 1764
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +1 27 £47,500 +20.25% 2
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Software Test Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 50 (72.46%) Python
2 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (53.62%) Test Automation
4 33 (47.83%) Degree
4 33 (47.83%) Scrum
5 30 (43.48%) Test Scripting
6 26 (37.68%) Automated Testing
7 22 (31.88%) QA
8 20 (28.99%) Software Testing
9 18 (26.09%) Manual Testing
10 16 (23.19%) Linux
11 15 (21.74%) Mobile App
12 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
12 14 (20.29%) Electronics
12 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
12 14 (20.29%) Wireless
13 13 (18.84%) Bugzilla
13 13 (18.84%) C#
13 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
13 13 (18.84%) Signal Processing
13 13 (18.84%) Defect Tracking
14 12 (17.39%) Digital Signal Processing
14 12 (17.39%) Test Strategy
14 12 (17.39%) Java
14 12 (17.39%) Tcl
15 11 (15.94%) C++
15 11 (15.94%) Perl
15 11 (15.94%) JIRA
15 11 (15.94%) Selenium
15 11 (15.94%) Exploratory Testing

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:

Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Wireless
2 4 (5.80%) Bluetooth
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
2 4 (5.80%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Bugzilla
1 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.94%) JIRA
2 11 (15.94%) Selenium
3 8 (11.59%) NUnit
4 6 (8.70%) JUnit
5 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.35%) JMeter
7 3 (4.35%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.90%) Capybara
8 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.90%) TestComplete
8 2 (2.90%) WATIR
8 2 (2.90%) YouTrack
9 1 (1.45%) Ant
9 1 (1.45%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.45%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (20.29%) Electronics
1 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) Web Services
2 5 (7.25%) RESTful
3 3 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 3 (4.35%) Qt
3 3 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (2.90%) WPF
5 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.90%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) Android
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (53.62%) Test Automation
3 33 (47.83%) Scrum
4 30 (43.48%) Test Scripting
5 26 (37.68%) Automated Testing
6 20 (28.99%) Software Testing
7 18 (26.09%) Manual Testing
8 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
9 13 (18.84%) Defect Tracking
9 13 (18.84%) Signal Processing
10 12 (17.39%) Digital Signal Processing
10 12 (17.39%) Test Strategy
11 11 (15.94%) Exploratory Testing
12 6 (8.70%) OO
13 5 (7.25%) Regression Testing
14 4 (5.80%) Analytics
14 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
15 3 (4.35%) Machine Learning
15 3 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
15 3 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (72.46%) Python
2 13 (18.84%) C#
3 12 (17.39%) Java
3 12 (17.39%) Tcl
4 11 (15.94%) C++
4 11 (15.94%) Perl
5 6 (8.70%) Ruby
6 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.80%) C
7 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.90%) SQL
9 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (47.83%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
2 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) KVM
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.90%) TOWER Software
2 1 (1.45%) Apple
2 1 (1.45%) Brocade
2 1 (1.45%) SAP
2 1 (1.45%) VMware
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