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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 65 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 45 56 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.81% 3.70% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 3.79% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 44 55 75
Median salary £47,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.25% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
1129 1479 1561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.52% 97.69% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1146 1260
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 78 (81.25%) Python
2 56 (58.33%) Degree
2 56 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (51.04%) Test Scripting
5 39 (40.63%) Automated Testing
6 34 (35.42%) Scrum
7 27 (28.13%) Electronics
7 27 (28.13%) Telecoms
7 27 (28.13%) Wireless
7 27 (28.13%) Linux
8 22 (22.92%) QA
9 18 (18.75%) Tcl
10 17 (17.71%) C#
10 17 (17.71%) Perl
10 17 (17.71%) Manual Testing
11 16 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 16 (16.67%) Bugzilla
11 16 (16.67%) Mobile App
12 15 (15.63%) Jenkins
12 15 (15.63%) Windows
12 15 (15.63%) Software Engineering
13 14 (14.58%) Digital Signal Processing
13 14 (14.58%) Signal Processing
14 13 (13.54%) Mathematics
14 13 (13.54%) Firmware
14 13 (13.54%) Test Strategy
14 13 (13.54%) Defect Tracking
15 12 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
16 11 (11.46%) Embedded Systems

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 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.13%) Wireless
2 6 (6.25%) Bluetooth
2 6 (6.25%) Internet
3 3 (3.13%) 3GPP
3 3 (3.13%) LTE
3 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.13%) ZigBee
4 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.04%) SAN
5 1 (1.04%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 15 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.33%) JIRA
3 8 (8.33%) NUnit
4 7 (7.29%) Selenium
5 5 (5.21%) JUnit
6 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.13%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.08%) TestComplete
7 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.04%) Ant
8 1 (1.04%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.04%) JMeter
8 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.04%) Robot Framework
General
1 27 (28.13%) Electronics
1 27 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) WPF
2 2 (2.08%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.08%) Qt
2 2 (2.08%) RESTful
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 11 (11.46%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Linux
2 15 (15.63%) Windows
3 3 (3.13%) Android
3 3 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.04%) Unix
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (51.04%) Test Scripting
4 39 (40.63%) Automated Testing
5 34 (35.42%) Scrum
6 17 (17.71%) Manual Testing
7 16 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 15 (15.63%) Software Engineering
9 14 (14.58%) Digital Signal Processing
9 14 (14.58%) Signal Processing
10 13 (13.54%) Defect Tracking
10 13 (13.54%) Mathematics
10 13 (13.54%) Test Strategy
11 12 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
12 11 (11.46%) Configuration Management
13 6 (6.25%) Regression Testing
14 5 (5.21%) OO
14 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
15 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
15 4 (4.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (81.25%) Python
2 18 (18.75%) Tcl
3 17 (17.71%) C#
3 17 (17.71%) Perl
4 10 (10.42%) C
5 9 (9.38%) C++
6 7 (7.29%) Ruby
7 5 (5.21%) Java
8 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.13%) SQL
9 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (58.33%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.92%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) Firmware
2 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.04%) KVM
2 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.08%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.04%) Brocade
3 1 (1.04%) IBM
3 1 (1.04%) Intel
3 1 (1.04%) VMware
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