Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SDET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDET over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 134 154
Rank change year-on-year -28 +20 -3
Permanent jobs citing SDET 18 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.60% 1.20% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.32% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 5
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £46,000 £33,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £58,250 £72,500 £66,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +22.22%

SDET is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,820 2,340 2,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.31% 90.80% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,904 1,768 1,917
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +2.33%

SDET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing SDET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SDET in Cambridge

SDET
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDET in Cambridge.

Salary trend for SDET in Cambridge

SDET
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDET in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SDET in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing SDET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SDET.

1 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 15 (83.33%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) NUnit
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
4 11 (61.11%) WPF
4 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Financial Modelling
5 10 (55.56%) Statistics
5 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
5 10 (55.56%) Algorithms
5 10 (55.56%) OO
5 10 (55.56%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) Big Data
6 9 (50.00%) MVVM
6 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Python
8 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
8 7 (38.89%) Analytics
8 7 (38.89%) User Stories
9 6 (33.33%) Scrum
9 6 (33.33%) Code Coverage
9 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
9 6 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (33.33%) Capital Modelling
10 5 (27.78%) SDLC
10 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration

SDET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) NUnit
2 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) xUnit.net
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
1 14 (77.78%) Developer in Test
1 14 (77.78%) Software Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Development Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Development Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Test Development Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Development Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) WPF
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) pytest
4 1 (5.56%) Velocity
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
3 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Financial Modelling
4 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
4 10 (55.56%) OO
4 10 (55.56%) Statistics
5 9 (50.00%) MVVM
5 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Analytics
6 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 7 (38.89%) User Stories
7 6 (33.33%) Capital Modelling
7 6 (33.33%) Code Coverage
7 6 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Scrum
8 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (27.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft