The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Test Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 86 106
Rank change year-on-year -47 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 11 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.58% 2.18% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 2.25% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 27
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1850 1824 2132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 96.96% 97.07% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1527 1764
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer 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 in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Test Engineer 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 22 June 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 -38 11 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Software Test Engineer
East of England

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 39 (95.12%) Test Automation
2 30 (73.17%) Python
3 27 (65.85%) Degree
4 20 (48.78%) Test Scripting
5 19 (46.34%) Electronics
6 18 (43.90%) Tcl
7 17 (41.46%) Telecoms
7 17 (41.46%) Signal Processing
8 16 (39.02%) Digital Signal Processing
8 16 (39.02%) Wireless
8 16 (39.02%) C#
9 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
10 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
11 10 (24.39%) Big Data
12 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
12 9 (21.95%) NUnit
12 9 (21.95%) OO
12 9 (21.95%) Finance
13 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
13 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
13 8 (19.51%) SDET
14 7 (17.07%) Exploratory Testing
14 7 (17.07%) Capital Modelling
14 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
14 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
14 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
15 6 (14.63%) QA
15 6 (14.63%) WPF
15 6 (14.63%) Manual Testing

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) NUnit
2 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.20%) Bugzilla
3 5 (12.20%) Selenium
4 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.32%) JIRA
4 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.44%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.44%) TestLink
General
1 19 (46.34%) Electronics
2 17 (41.46%) Telecoms
3 9 (21.95%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) WPF
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Test Automation
2 20 (48.78%) Test Scripting
3 17 (41.46%) Signal Processing
4 16 (39.02%) Digital Signal Processing
5 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
6 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
7 9 (21.95%) OO
7 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
8 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
8 8 (19.51%) SDET
9 7 (17.07%) Capital Modelling
9 7 (17.07%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
9 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Analytics
10 6 (14.63%) Manual Testing
10 6 (14.63%) MVVM
10 6 (14.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) Python
2 18 (43.90%) Tcl
3 16 (39.02%) C#
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) C
5 3 (7.32%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
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