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 1 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 57 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 55 34 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.48% 2.41% 4.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 2.47% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 70
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
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
1198 1379 1799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.48% 97.59% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1167 1502
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 67 (59.29%) Degree
2 62 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (46.90%) Test Automation
4 45 (39.82%) Python
5 39 (34.51%) QA
6 35 (30.97%) SQL
7 33 (29.20%) Java
8 31 (27.43%) Scrum
9 29 (25.66%) Software Testing
10 27 (23.89%) Manual Testing
11 26 (23.01%) Software Engineering
12 25 (22.12%) Automation Testing
13 24 (21.24%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (20.35%) Perl
15 22 (19.47%) Automated Testing
15 22 (19.47%) SDLC
16 21 (18.58%) Web Services
16 21 (18.58%) ISEB
17 19 (16.81%) C#
17 19 (16.81%) Performance Testing
18 18 (15.93%) Computer Science
18 18 (15.93%) Regression Testing
19 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
19 16 (14.16%) Selenium
20 15 (13.27%) Finance
20 15 (13.27%) OO
21 14 (12.39%) REST
21 14 (12.39%) User Experience
21 14 (12.39%) HTTP
21 14 (12.39%) JIRA

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
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.39%) HTTP
2 2 (1.77%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.88%) OFDM
3 1 (0.88%) RS-232
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Selenium
2 14 (12.39%) JIRA
3 12 (10.62%) Bugzilla
4 10 (8.85%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.31%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.31%) Fiddler
5 6 (5.31%) JUnit
5 6 (5.31%) NUnit
6 3 (2.65%) SonarQube
6 3 (2.65%) Subversion
6 3 (2.65%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.77%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.88%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.88%) YouTrack
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Electronics
3 7 (6.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.58%) Web Services
2 14 (12.39%) REST
3 13 (11.50%) .NET
4 9 (7.96%) XML
5 7 (6.19%) RESTful
6 6 (5.31%) Gherkin
6 6 (5.31%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (2.65%) HTML
7 3 (2.65%) J2EE
8 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.88%) JMS
9 1 (0.88%) Middleware
9 1 (0.88%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (0.88%) SOAP
9 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.24%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.93%) Computer Science
3 14 (12.39%) User Experience
4 12 (10.62%) Mathematics
4 12 (10.62%) Mobile App
5 10 (8.85%) iPad
6 6 (5.31%) Life Science
7 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Windows
3 7 (6.19%) Unix
4 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.90%) Test Automation
3 31 (27.43%) Scrum
4 29 (25.66%) Software Testing
5 27 (23.89%) Manual Testing
6 26 (23.01%) Software Engineering
7 25 (22.12%) Automation Testing
8 22 (19.47%) Automated Testing
8 22 (19.47%) SDLC
9 19 (16.81%) Performance Testing
10 18 (15.93%) Regression Testing
11 15 (13.27%) OO
12 12 (10.62%) Analytics
12 12 (10.62%) Defect Tracking
12 12 (10.62%) Test Strategy
12 12 (10.62%) User Stories
13 11 (9.73%) Functional Testing
13 11 (9.73%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (9.73%) Test Scripting
13 11 (9.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.82%) Python
2 35 (30.97%) SQL
3 33 (29.20%) Java
4 23 (20.35%) Perl
5 19 (16.81%) C#
6 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.73%) Delphi
8 8 (7.08%) C++
8 8 (7.08%) Ruby
9 2 (1.77%) C
10 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (59.29%) Degree
2 21 (18.58%) ISEB
3 9 (7.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (34.51%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.88%) Xen
1 1 (0.88%) XenApp
1 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) Roku
3 4 (3.54%) VMware
4 3 (2.65%) Coverity
4 3 (2.65%) EMC
4 3 (2.65%) Perforce
5 2 (1.77%) Twitter
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) Dell
6 1 (0.88%) Facebook
6 1 (0.88%) NetApp
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle
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