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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 45 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 60 53 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.09% 3.64% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.27% 3.77% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 72
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,400 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1138 1405 1756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.52% 96.50% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1248 1352
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 66 (58.41%) Test Automation
2 65 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (50.44%) Degree
4 55 (48.67%) Python
5 42 (37.17%) Scrum
6 39 (34.51%) QA
7 32 (28.32%) Java
8 26 (23.01%) Software Testing
9 25 (22.12%) Automated Testing
9 25 (22.12%) Software Engineering
9 25 (22.12%) Web Services
10 23 (20.35%) Manual Testing
11 22 (19.47%) Test Scripting
11 22 (19.47%) Computer Science
12 21 (18.58%) JIRA
13 19 (16.81%) Exploratory Testing
14 18 (15.93%) Jenkins
14 18 (15.93%) Linux
15 17 (15.04%) Selenium
16 16 (14.16%) Perl
16 16 (14.16%) Regression Testing
17 15 (13.27%) C#
18 14 (12.39%) Finance
18 14 (12.39%) Ruby
19 13 (11.50%) ISEB
19 13 (11.50%) C++
19 13 (11.50%) RESTful
20 12 (10.62%) Mobile App
20 12 (10.62%) SQL
20 12 (10.62%) JUnit

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 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.54%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) Wireless
2 9 (7.96%) Bluetooth
2 9 (7.96%) HTTP
3 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.42%) Internet
4 5 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.54%) 3GPP
5 4 (3.54%) LTE
5 4 (3.54%) ZigBee
6 2 (1.77%) DNS
6 2 (1.77%) SSL
6 2 (1.77%) X.509
7 1 (0.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (18.58%) JIRA
2 18 (15.93%) Jenkins
3 17 (15.04%) Selenium
4 12 (10.62%) Bugzilla
4 12 (10.62%) JUnit
4 12 (10.62%) NUnit
5 11 (9.73%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.42%) JMeter
7 4 (3.54%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.65%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.65%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.77%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.77%) Gatling
9 2 (1.77%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.85%) Electronics
4 5 (4.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.12%) Web Services
2 13 (11.50%) RESTful
3 10 (8.85%) Gherkin
3 10 (8.85%) XML
4 9 (7.96%) REST
5 7 (6.19%) .NET
6 4 (3.54%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (3.54%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (3.54%) WPF
7 3 (2.65%) SOAP
8 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.88%) JMS
9 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.62%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.85%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.31%) User Experience
5 4 (3.54%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.54%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.54%) iPad
5 4 (3.54%) Life Science
5 4 (3.54%) Statistics
6 1 (0.88%) Physics
6 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Linux
2 11 (9.73%) Windows
3 4 (3.54%) Android
3 4 (3.54%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.65%) Unix
5 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (58.41%) Test Automation
2 65 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (37.17%) Scrum
4 26 (23.01%) Software Testing
5 25 (22.12%) Automated Testing
5 25 (22.12%) Software Engineering
6 23 (20.35%) Manual Testing
7 22 (19.47%) Test Scripting
8 19 (16.81%) Exploratory Testing
9 16 (14.16%) Regression Testing
10 12 (10.62%) OO
11 11 (9.73%) Open Source
11 11 (9.73%) Test Strategy
12 10 (8.85%) API Testing
12 10 (8.85%) BDD
13 9 (7.96%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (7.08%) Defect Tracking
14 8 (7.08%) Requirements Analysis
15 7 (6.19%) Automation Testing
15 7 (6.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (48.67%) Python
2 32 (28.32%) Java
3 16 (14.16%) Perl
4 15 (13.27%) C#
5 14 (12.39%) Ruby
6 13 (11.50%) C++
7 12 (10.62%) SQL
8 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.96%) Tcl
9 5 (4.42%) Delphi
10 4 (3.54%) C
11 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 57 (50.44%) Degree
2 13 (11.50%) ISEB
3 11 (9.73%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (34.51%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.88%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Firmware
2 3 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Xen
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
3 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.54%) Apple
2 4 (3.54%) VMware
3 3 (2.65%) EMC
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco
4 1 (0.88%) Dell
4 1 (0.88%) NetApp
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle
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