The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 61 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 44 40 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.76% 2.86% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 2.95% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 65
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £47,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1142 1356 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.61% 96.86% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1142 1380
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Cambridge region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (59.80%) Degree
2 52 (50.98%) Test Automation
3 49 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (38.24%) Python
5 31 (30.39%) Java
5 31 (30.39%) QA
6 30 (29.41%) Software Testing
7 29 (28.43%) Scrum
7 29 (28.43%) Web Services
8 25 (24.51%) Software Engineering
8 25 (24.51%) Computer Science
9 23 (22.55%) Perl
10 22 (21.57%) SQL
10 22 (21.57%) Exploratory Testing
11 21 (20.59%) Automated Testing
12 20 (19.61%) Manual Testing
13 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (17.65%) Selenium
15 17 (16.67%) Regression Testing
16 16 (15.69%) Performance Testing
17 15 (14.71%) Automation Testing
18 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
18 14 (13.73%) REST
18 14 (13.73%) Finance
18 14 (13.73%) HTTP
19 13 (12.75%) Linux
19 13 (12.75%) C#
19 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
19 13 (12.75%) Test Scripting
19 13 (12.75%) Ruby

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.98%) MS Office
1 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.98%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) Internet
3 1 (0.98%) LTE
3 1 (0.98%) OFDM
3 1 (0.98%) RS-232
3 1 (0.98%) SSL
3 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.98%) VPN
3 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.98%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (0.98%) Big Data
1 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Selenium
2 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.78%) JIRA
4 10 (9.80%) Cucumber
5 9 (8.82%) JUnit
5 9 (8.82%) NUnit
6 8 (7.84%) Bugzilla
7 6 (5.88%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.94%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.94%) Subversion
8 3 (2.94%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.96%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.98%) Gatling
10 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.98%) JMeter
10 1 (0.98%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.98%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.98%) YouTrack
General
1 14 (13.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Marketing
3 6 (5.88%) Electronics
4 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.98%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.43%) Web Services
2 14 (13.73%) REST
3 12 (11.76%) RESTful
4 10 (9.80%) .NET
4 10 (9.80%) XML
5 9 (8.82%) Gherkin
6 6 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (3.92%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (3.92%) WPF
8 3 (2.94%) J2EE
8 3 (2.94%) SOAP
9 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.98%) HTML
10 1 (0.98%) JMS
10 1 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Computer Science
2 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 9 (8.82%) iPad
4 9 (8.82%) User Experience
5 8 (7.84%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.88%) Life Science
7 4 (3.92%) Statistics
8 1 (0.98%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Linux
2 9 (8.82%) Windows
3 6 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.98%) Solaris
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.98%) Test Automation
2 49 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 29 (28.43%) Scrum
5 25 (24.51%) Software Engineering
6 22 (21.57%) Exploratory Testing
7 21 (20.59%) Automated Testing
8 20 (19.61%) Manual Testing
9 17 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 16 (15.69%) Performance Testing
11 15 (14.71%) Automation Testing
12 13 (12.75%) Test Scripting
13 12 (11.76%) OO
14 11 (10.78%) Open Source
15 10 (9.80%) Test Strategy
16 9 (8.82%) Analytics
16 9 (8.82%) Functional Testing
16 9 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
16 9 (8.82%) SDLC
16 9 (8.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) Python
2 31 (30.39%) Java
3 23 (22.55%) Perl
4 22 (21.57%) SQL
5 13 (12.75%) C#
5 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.75%) Ruby
6 9 (8.82%) C++
7 8 (7.84%) Delphi
8 4 (3.92%) C
9 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (59.80%) Degree
2 12 (11.76%) ISEB
3 10 (9.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (30.39%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.98%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.98%) Xen
1 1 (0.98%) XenApp
1 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.98%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) Apple
2 4 (3.92%) VMware
3 3 (2.94%) Coverity
3 3 (2.94%) EMC
3 3 (2.94%) Roku
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco
4 1 (0.98%) Dell
4 1 (0.98%) NetApp
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle
4 1 (0.98%) Perforce
4 1 (0.98%) Twitter
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