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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 56 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 52 41 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.44% 2.82% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 2.91% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 62
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,750 £47,400
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
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
1140 1411 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.35% 97.11% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1191 1400
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 30 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 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 (60.91%) Degree
2 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 41 (37.27%) Python
5 34 (30.91%) Software Testing
6 33 (30.00%) QA
6 33 (30.00%) Java
7 30 (27.27%) SQL
8 27 (24.55%) Software Engineering
8 27 (24.55%) Scrum
9 26 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (21.82%) Web Services
10 24 (21.82%) Perl
11 23 (20.91%) Computer Science
12 22 (20.00%) Manual Testing
13 21 (19.09%) Automated Testing
14 20 (18.18%) Automation Testing
15 19 (17.27%) C#
15 19 (17.27%) Regression Testing
15 19 (17.27%) Finance
16 18 (16.36%) Performance Testing
17 16 (14.55%) Mathematics
17 16 (14.55%) Selenium
17 16 (14.55%) ISEB
17 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
18 15 (13.64%) HTTP
18 15 (13.64%) REST
19 14 (12.73%) User Experience
19 14 (12.73%) SDLC
19 14 (12.73%) .NET

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 (0.91%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.64%) HTTP
2 2 (1.82%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.91%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.91%) OFDM
3 1 (0.91%) RS-232
3 1 (0.91%) VPN
3 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Selenium
2 12 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.00%) JIRA
4 9 (8.18%) Bugzilla
5 8 (7.27%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.36%) JUnit
6 7 (6.36%) NUnit
7 6 (5.45%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.73%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.73%) Subversion
8 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.82%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.91%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.91%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.91%) YouTrack
General
1 19 (17.27%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Electronics
3 7 (6.36%) Marketing
4 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.91%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) Web Services
2 15 (13.64%) REST
3 14 (12.73%) .NET
4 9 (8.18%) XML
5 8 (7.27%) RESTful
6 7 (6.36%) Gherkin
7 6 (5.45%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (3.64%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (3.64%) WPF
9 3 (2.73%) J2EE
10 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.82%) HTML
11 1 (0.91%) JMS
11 1 (0.91%) Middleware
11 1 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (20.91%) Computer Science
3 16 (14.55%) Mathematics
4 14 (12.73%) User Experience
5 10 (9.09%) iPad
6 9 (8.18%) Mobile App
7 6 (5.45%) Life Science
8 4 (3.64%) Statistics
9 1 (0.91%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) Linux
2 9 (8.18%) Windows
3 7 (6.36%) Unix
4 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.91%) Solaris
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 34 (30.91%) Software Testing
4 27 (24.55%) Scrum
4 27 (24.55%) Software Engineering
5 22 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 21 (19.09%) Automated Testing
7 20 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 19 (17.27%) Regression Testing
9 18 (16.36%) Performance Testing
10 14 (12.73%) OO
10 14 (12.73%) SDLC
11 13 (11.82%) Analytics
11 13 (11.82%) Functional Testing
11 13 (11.82%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (11.82%) User Stories
12 12 (10.91%) Test Strategy
13 11 (10.00%) Test Scripting
14 9 (8.18%) Defect Tracking
14 9 (8.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.27%) Python
2 33 (30.00%) Java
3 30 (27.27%) SQL
4 24 (21.82%) Perl
5 19 (17.27%) C#
6 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.91%) Delphi
8 11 (10.00%) Ruby
9 8 (7.27%) C++
10 3 (2.73%) C
11 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (60.91%) Degree
2 16 (14.55%) ISEB
3 10 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.91%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.91%) Xen
1 1 (0.91%) XenApp
1 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) Roku
3 4 (3.64%) VMware
4 3 (2.73%) Coverity
4 3 (2.73%) EMC
5 2 (1.82%) Perforce
5 2 (1.82%) Twitter
6 1 (0.91%) Apple
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco
6 1 (0.91%) Dell
6 1 (0.91%) Facebook
6 1 (0.91%) NetApp
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle
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