Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 143 141
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 +7
Permanent jobs citing SDET 12 40 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.60% 1.26% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.33% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 5
Cambridge median annual salary £75,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £53,875 £48,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £75,000 £54,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +38.89% -1.82% +10.00%

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 1,870 3,014 2,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 92.90% 94.69% 91.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,421 2,262 1,751
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,370 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SDET in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Python
3 10 (83.33%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) Selenium
5 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (58.33%) Open Source
5 7 (58.33%) Node.js
5 7 (58.33%) C
5 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (58.33%) pytest
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (8.33%) SOLID
8 1 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
8 1 (8.33%) xUnit.net

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 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) xUnit.net
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Developer in Test
2 5 (41.67%) Development Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Test Development Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Python Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C/C++ Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C++ Applications Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Python Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Node.js
1 7 (58.33%) pytest
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) Media Streaming
2 1 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (8.33%) STB
2 1 (8.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SOLID
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) C
4 2 (16.67%) Java