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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 89 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 36 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.96% 1.24% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.28% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 38
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +33.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £46,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
1775 2102 2377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.73% 96.78% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1756 1924
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +19 33 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Peterborough +4 1 - -
Software Test Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (59.26%) Degree
3 42 (51.85%) Test Automation
4 32 (39.51%) Scrum
5 31 (38.27%) Java
6 29 (35.80%) Python
7 27 (33.33%) Web Services
7 27 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 24 (29.63%) Software Testing
9 20 (24.69%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (23.46%) Exploratory Testing
10 19 (23.46%) Computer Science
11 16 (19.75%) SQL
11 16 (19.75%) QA
11 16 (19.75%) Manual Testing
12 15 (18.52%) Jenkins
13 14 (17.28%) Selenium
13 14 (17.28%) Perl
13 14 (17.28%) OO
13 14 (17.28%) Finance
14 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.05%) C#
15 12 (14.81%) REST
15 12 (14.81%) Mathematics
15 12 (14.81%) Test Scripting
15 12 (14.81%) HTTP
16 11 (13.58%) Performance Testing
16 11 (13.58%) Ruby
16 11 (13.58%) Automated Testing
16 11 (13.58%) Cucumber

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) VPN
2 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 14 (17.28%) Selenium
3 11 (13.58%) Cucumber
4 9 (11.11%) JUnit
4 9 (11.11%) NUnit
5 7 (8.64%) Bugzilla
6 6 (7.41%) Fiddler
7 3 (3.70%) JIRA
7 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.23%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Marketing
3 6 (7.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) Web Services
2 12 (14.81%) REST
3 10 (12.35%) .NET
4 9 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 9 (11.11%) RESTful
4 9 (11.11%) XML
5 6 (7.41%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (4.94%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (4.94%) WPF
7 1 (1.23%) EDI
7 1 (1.23%) JMS
7 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (23.46%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.81%) Mathematics
4 8 (9.88%) Mobile App
4 8 (9.88%) User Experience
5 6 (7.41%) Life Science
6 4 (4.94%) iPad
6 4 (4.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Linux
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.23%) Solaris
3 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (51.85%) Test Automation
3 32 (39.51%) Scrum
4 27 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 24 (29.63%) Software Testing
6 19 (23.46%) Exploratory Testing
7 16 (19.75%) Manual Testing
8 14 (17.28%) OO
9 12 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 11 (13.58%) API Testing
10 11 (13.58%) Automated Testing
10 11 (13.58%) BDD
10 11 (13.58%) Performance Testing
11 10 (12.35%) Open Source
11 10 (12.35%) Regression Testing
11 10 (12.35%) Test Strategy
11 10 (12.35%) User Stories
12 9 (11.11%) Automation Testing
12 9 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (9.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) Java
2 29 (35.80%) Python
3 16 (19.75%) SQL
4 14 (17.28%) Perl
5 13 (16.05%) C#
5 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.58%) Ruby
7 10 (12.35%) C++
8 8 (9.88%) Delphi
9 2 (2.47%) C
9 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) Tcl
10 1 (1.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 48 (59.26%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) ISEB
3 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) Apple
2 3 (3.70%) EMC
3 2 (2.47%) Roku
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco
4 1 (1.23%) Dell
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.23%) NetApp
4 1 (1.23%) Twitter
4 1 (1.23%) VMware
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