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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 54 55 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 48 61 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.36% 4.18% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 4.33% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 59 88
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £32,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
1074 1410 1697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.55% 96.71% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1202 1340
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 72 (67.92%) Python
2 64 (60.38%) Test Automation
3 63 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (48.11%) Degree
5 48 (45.28%) Scrum
6 38 (35.85%) QA
7 32 (30.19%) Test Scripting
8 30 (28.30%) Automated Testing
8 30 (28.30%) Linux
9 24 (22.64%) Manual Testing
10 23 (21.70%) Software Testing
11 20 (18.87%) Perl
12 19 (17.92%) C#
12 19 (17.92%) Java
12 19 (17.92%) Software Engineering
12 19 (17.92%) Computer Science
13 17 (16.04%) Windows
13 17 (16.04%) Telecoms
13 17 (16.04%) Mobile App
14 16 (15.09%) Jenkins
14 16 (15.09%) Exploratory Testing
14 16 (15.09%) Selenium
15 15 (14.15%) JIRA
15 15 (14.15%) Web Services
16 14 (13.21%) Wireless
16 14 (13.21%) Bugzilla
16 14 (13.21%) Ruby
17 13 (12.26%) Finance
17 13 (12.26%) C++
17 13 (12.26%) Test Strategy

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:

Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) Wireless
2 9 (8.49%) Bluetooth
3 8 (7.55%) Internet
4 6 (5.66%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.72%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.77%) 3GPP
6 4 (3.77%) HTTP
6 4 (3.77%) LTE
6 4 (3.77%) ZigBee
7 2 (1.89%) DNS
7 2 (1.89%) SSL
7 2 (1.89%) X.509
8 1 (0.94%) DHCP
8 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.94%) SAN
8 1 (0.94%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Jenkins
1 16 (15.09%) Selenium
2 15 (14.15%) JIRA
3 14 (13.21%) Bugzilla
4 10 (9.43%) JUnit
5 9 (8.49%) NUnit
6 8 (7.55%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.72%) JMeter
8 4 (3.77%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.77%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.83%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.89%) Gatling
10 2 (1.89%) YouTrack
11 1 (0.94%) Ant
11 1 (0.94%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.94%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.94%) TestComplete
General
1 17 (16.04%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.26%) Finance
3 10 (9.43%) Electronics
4 3 (2.83%) Automotive
5 2 (1.89%) Law
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) Web Services
2 8 (7.55%) RESTful
3 6 (5.66%) Gherkin
3 6 (5.66%) XML
4 4 (3.77%) REST
4 4 (3.77%) WPF
5 3 (2.83%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (1.89%) .NET
6 2 (1.89%) SOAP
7 1 (0.94%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Computer Science
2 17 (16.04%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.60%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.72%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.77%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.83%) Statistics
7 2 (1.89%) User Experience
8 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.30%) Linux
2 17 (16.04%) Windows
3 5 (4.72%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.77%) Android
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (60.38%) Test Automation
2 63 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (45.28%) Scrum
4 32 (30.19%) Test Scripting
5 30 (28.30%) Automated Testing
6 24 (22.64%) Manual Testing
7 23 (21.70%) Software Testing
8 19 (17.92%) Software Engineering
9 16 (15.09%) Exploratory Testing
10 13 (12.26%) Test Strategy
11 11 (10.38%) Regression Testing
12 10 (9.43%) Defect Tracking
13 9 (8.49%) OO
14 7 (6.60%) Digital Signal Processing
14 7 (6.60%) Open Source
14 7 (6.60%) Signal Processing
15 6 (5.66%) BDD
15 6 (5.66%) Machine Learning
15 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
15 6 (5.66%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (67.92%) Python
2 20 (18.87%) Perl
3 19 (17.92%) C#
3 19 (17.92%) Java
4 14 (13.21%) Ruby
5 13 (12.26%) C++
6 11 (10.38%) Tcl
7 10 (9.43%) C
8 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.89%) Delphi
10 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.89%) SQL
11 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 51 (48.11%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) ISEB
3 4 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (35.85%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Firmware
2 3 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.94%) KVM
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (3.77%) Apple
2 1 (0.94%) Brocade
2 1 (0.94%) IBM
2 1 (0.94%) Intel
2 1 (0.94%) VMware
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