The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 40 68 83
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 103 60 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.67% 2.99% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 3.11% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 100 50 42
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 1929 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.88% 96.21% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1688 1702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 96 (64.43%) Python
2 71 (47.65%) Test Automation
3 64 (42.95%) Degree
4 61 (40.94%) Perl
5 58 (38.93%) Java
6 52 (34.90%) Linux
6 52 (34.90%) QA
7 47 (31.54%) Manual Testing
8 42 (28.19%) Test Scripting
9 40 (26.85%) C#
10 38 (25.50%) SQL
11 37 (24.83%) Automated Testing
12 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (22.82%) Ruby
14 32 (21.48%) Wireless
15 29 (19.46%) Finance
16 27 (18.12%) C++
16 27 (18.12%) C
16 27 (18.12%) Windows
17 25 (16.78%) RAD
18 23 (15.44%) OO
18 23 (15.44%) Software Testing
18 23 (15.44%) Computer Science
19 22 (14.77%) Mac OS X
20 20 (13.42%) JavaScript
20 20 (13.42%) Automotive
21 18 (12.08%) TTCN
22 16 (10.74%) Validation
22 16 (10.74%) Regression Testing
23 15 (10.07%) Wi-Fi

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Office
2 3 (2.01%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.34%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.67%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.48%) Wireless
2 15 (10.07%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (10.07%) Bluetooth
3 14 (9.40%) TCP/IP
4 13 (8.72%) HTTP
5 12 (8.05%) SSL
5 12 (8.05%) X.509
5 12 (8.05%) STUN
6 7 (4.70%) LTE
7 6 (4.03%) GSM
8 5 (3.36%) UMTS
8 5 (3.36%) GPRS
9 2 (1.34%) 2G
9 2 (1.34%) 3G
10 1 (0.67%) RTP
10 1 (0.67%) Internet
10 1 (0.67%) DHCP
10 1 (0.67%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.67%) RIP
10 1 (0.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Bugzilla
2 6 (4.03%) JMeter
3 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.01%) JIRA
4 2 (1.34%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.34%) Hudson
5 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.67%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.67%) Redmine
5 1 (0.67%) SCons
5 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.67%) JUnit
5 1 (0.67%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.67%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.67%) Maven
5 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.67%) Subversion
5 1 (0.67%) QADirector
General
1 29 (19.46%) Finance
2 20 (13.42%) Automotive
3 8 (5.37%) Electronics
4 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.36%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.01%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) J2SE
1 8 (5.37%) RESTful
2 7 (4.70%) Web Services
3 6 (4.03%) REST
4 1 (0.67%) .NET
4 1 (0.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.44%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.04%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.70%) Firmware
4 6 (4.03%) Social Media
5 5 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.68%) Handset
7 3 (2.01%) Physics
8 2 (1.34%) Statistics
9 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) DTV
9 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 52 (34.90%) Linux
2 27 (18.12%) Windows
3 22 (14.77%) Mac OS X
4 11 (7.38%) UNIX
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.65%) Test Automation
2 47 (31.54%) Manual Testing
3 42 (28.19%) Test Scripting
4 37 (24.83%) Automated Testing
5 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (16.78%) RAD
7 23 (15.44%) OO
7 23 (15.44%) Software Testing
8 16 (10.74%) Validation
8 16 (10.74%) Regression Testing
9 15 (10.07%) Scrum
10 12 (8.05%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (6.71%) Test Strategy
11 10 (6.71%) Automation Testing
12 8 (5.37%) Performance Testing
13 7 (4.70%) Financial Modelling
13 7 (4.70%) Security Testing
14 6 (4.03%) Integration Testing
14 6 (4.03%) Multithreading
15 3 (2.01%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 96 (64.43%) Python
2 61 (40.94%) Perl
3 58 (38.93%) Java
4 40 (26.85%) C#
5 38 (25.50%) SQL
6 34 (22.82%) Ruby
7 27 (18.12%) C++
7 27 (18.12%) C
8 20 (13.42%) JavaScript
9 18 (12.08%) TTCN
10 14 (9.40%) Tcl
11 8 (5.37%) Scala
12 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.34%) PHP
13 2 (1.34%) VBScript
14 1 (0.67%) VB
14 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.67%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 64 (42.95%) Degree
2 10 (6.71%) ISEB
3 8 (5.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) HND
4 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (34.90%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (2.01%) Red Gate
1 3 (2.01%) Adobe
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.67%) MKS
2 1 (0.67%) Perforce
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