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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 89 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 34 46 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.03% 2.19% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.25% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 57
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 £40,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
1607 2043 2185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.00% 97.15% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1587 1788
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -2 33 £47,500 +20.25% 8
Software Test Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 48 (73.85%) Python
2 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (50.77%) Degree
4 30 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 30 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 29 (44.62%) Scrum
6 26 (40.00%) Automated Testing
7 18 (27.69%) Software Testing
8 17 (26.15%) QA
8 17 (26.15%) Electronics
9 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
9 16 (24.62%) Manual Testing
10 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
10 15 (23.08%) Tcl
10 15 (23.08%) Wireless
11 14 (21.54%) Linux
11 14 (21.54%) Bugzilla
11 14 (21.54%) Signal Processing
11 14 (21.54%) Defect Tracking
12 13 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
12 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 13 (20.00%) C#
13 12 (18.46%) Perl
13 12 (18.46%) Test Strategy
13 12 (18.46%) Exploratory Testing
14 10 (15.38%) C++
15 9 (13.85%) Finance
15 9 (13.85%) NUnit
15 9 (13.85%) Selenium
16 8 (12.31%) Jenkins

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 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) Wireless
2 3 (4.62%) Bluetooth
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 3 (4.62%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Big Data
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Bugzilla
2 9 (13.85%) NUnit
2 9 (13.85%) Selenium
3 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.23%) JIRA
5 5 (7.69%) JUnit
6 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.08%) Capybara
8 2 (3.08%) JMeter
8 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.08%) TestComplete
8 2 (3.08%) WATIR
9 1 (1.54%) Ant
9 1 (1.54%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.54%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.54%) YouTrack
General
1 17 (26.15%) Electronics
2 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) RESTful
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) Qt
2 3 (4.62%) WPF
3 2 (3.08%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.08%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.62%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 30 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 29 (44.62%) Scrum
4 26 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 18 (27.69%) Software Testing
6 16 (24.62%) Manual Testing
6 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
7 14 (21.54%) Defect Tracking
7 14 (21.54%) Signal Processing
8 13 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
9 12 (18.46%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (18.46%) Test Strategy
10 6 (9.23%) OO
10 6 (9.23%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Analytics
11 4 (6.15%) Regression Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.62%) Automation Testing
12 3 (4.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 48 (73.85%) Python
2 15 (23.08%) Tcl
3 13 (20.00%) C#
4 12 (18.46%) Perl
5 10 (15.38%) C++
6 7 (10.77%) Java
7 5 (7.69%) C
7 5 (7.69%) Ruby
8 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.62%) SQL
10 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 33 (50.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.54%) KVM
1 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.54%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.54%) Brocade
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
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