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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 61 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 45 60 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.96% 4.15% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 4.26% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 44 58 84
Median salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £48,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
1101 1407 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.83% 97.37% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1109 1252
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 82 (81.19%) Python
2 64 (63.37%) Test Automation
3 61 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (51.49%) Degree
5 44 (43.56%) Test Scripting
6 42 (41.58%) Scrum
7 36 (35.64%) Automated Testing
8 32 (31.68%) Linux
9 31 (30.69%) QA
10 25 (24.75%) Telecoms
11 24 (23.76%) Wireless
12 20 (19.80%) Electronics
12 20 (19.80%) Manual Testing
12 20 (19.80%) Mobile App
13 19 (18.81%) Software Testing
13 19 (18.81%) Windows
14 18 (17.82%) C#
15 17 (16.83%) Perl
15 17 (16.83%) Jenkins
16 16 (15.84%) Bugzilla
16 16 (15.84%) Tcl
17 14 (13.86%) JIRA
18 13 (12.87%) Java
18 13 (12.87%) Test Strategy
18 13 (12.87%) Defect Tracking
19 12 (11.88%) Exploratory Testing
19 12 (11.88%) Digital Signal Processing
19 12 (11.88%) Signal Processing
19 12 (11.88%) Firmware
19 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering

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 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.76%) Wireless
2 9 (8.91%) Bluetooth
3 8 (7.92%) Internet
4 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.95%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.96%) ZigBee
6 3 (2.97%) 3GPP
6 3 (2.97%) LTE
7 1 (0.99%) DHCP
7 1 (0.99%) DNS
7 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.99%) HTTP
7 1 (0.99%) SAN
7 1 (0.99%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.99%) SSL
7 1 (0.99%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (16.83%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.84%) Bugzilla
3 14 (13.86%) JIRA
4 11 (10.89%) Selenium
5 8 (7.92%) NUnit
6 7 (6.93%) JUnit
7 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.96%) HP UFT
7 4 (3.96%) JMeter
8 3 (2.97%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.98%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.98%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.99%) Ant
10 1 (0.99%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.99%) Gatling
10 1 (0.99%) Robot Framework
General
1 25 (24.75%) Telecoms
2 20 (19.80%) Electronics
3 11 (10.89%) Finance
4 3 (2.97%) Automotive
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) Web Services
2 3 (2.97%) Gherkin
2 3 (2.97%) RESTful
2 3 (2.97%) WPF
2 3 (2.97%) XML
3 2 (1.98%) Qt
4 1 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.90%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (8.91%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.96%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.98%) Statistics
8 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.99%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.68%) Linux
2 19 (18.81%) Windows
3 5 (4.95%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.96%) Android
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (63.37%) Test Automation
2 61 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (43.56%) Test Scripting
4 42 (41.58%) Scrum
5 36 (35.64%) Automated Testing
6 20 (19.80%) Manual Testing
7 19 (18.81%) Software Testing
8 13 (12.87%) Defect Tracking
8 13 (12.87%) Test Strategy
9 12 (11.88%) Digital Signal Processing
9 12 (11.88%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (11.88%) Signal Processing
9 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
11 9 (8.91%) Regression Testing
12 6 (5.94%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.95%) OO
14 4 (3.96%) Analytics
14 4 (3.96%) Requirements Analysis
14 4 (3.96%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 82 (81.19%) Python
2 18 (17.82%) C#
3 17 (16.83%) Perl
4 16 (15.84%) Tcl
5 13 (12.87%) Java
6 11 (10.89%) C++
7 10 (9.90%) C
8 9 (8.91%) Ruby
9 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.98%) SQL
12 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (51.49%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) ISEB
3 3 (2.97%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (30.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) Firmware
2 3 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.99%) KVM
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
1 2 (1.98%) TOWER Software
2 1 (0.99%) Brocade
2 1 (0.99%) IBM
2 1 (0.99%) Intel
2 1 (0.99%) VMware
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