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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 47 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 56 47 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.60% 3.45% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 3.58% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 65
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
1176 1314 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.55% 96.33% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1145 1363
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 30 August 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 63 (56.76%) Test Automation
2 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (54.05%) Degree
4 51 (45.95%) Python
5 39 (35.14%) QA
6 37 (33.33%) Scrum
7 36 (32.43%) Java
8 28 (25.23%) Software Engineering
8 28 (25.23%) Computer Science
8 28 (25.23%) Software Testing
9 27 (24.32%) Web Services
10 22 (19.82%) Automated Testing
11 21 (18.92%) Exploratory Testing
12 20 (18.02%) Selenium
12 20 (18.02%) Test Scripting
12 20 (18.02%) Manual Testing
13 19 (17.12%) JIRA
13 19 (17.12%) Regression Testing
14 17 (15.32%) Finance
14 17 (15.32%) C#
14 17 (15.32%) SQL
15 16 (14.41%) Perl
15 16 (14.41%) Jenkins
16 15 (13.51%) Linux
16 15 (13.51%) OO
16 15 (13.51%) Ruby
17 14 (12.61%) C++
17 14 (12.61%) RESTful
17 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (11.71%) JUnit

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 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) HTTP
2 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.50%) Wireless
3 4 (3.60%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.70%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.80%) DNS
5 2 (1.80%) Internet
5 2 (1.80%) LTE
5 2 (1.80%) SSL
5 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.80%) X.509
6 1 (0.90%) DHCP
6 1 (0.90%) OFDM
6 1 (0.90%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Selenium
2 19 (17.12%) JIRA
3 16 (14.41%) Jenkins
4 13 (11.71%) JUnit
4 13 (11.71%) NUnit
5 12 (10.81%) Cucumber
6 10 (9.01%) Bugzilla
7 5 (4.50%) JMeter
8 4 (3.60%) Fiddler
9 3 (2.70%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.70%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.70%) YouTrack
10 2 (1.80%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.80%) Gatling
11 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.31%) Electronics
4 5 (4.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.90%) Games
6 1 (0.90%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.32%) Web Services
2 14 (12.61%) RESTful
3 11 (9.91%) Gherkin
3 11 (9.91%) XML
4 10 (9.01%) .NET
4 10 (9.01%) REST
5 4 (3.60%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (3.60%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (3.60%) WPF
6 3 (2.70%) SOAP
7 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.90%) JMS
8 1 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.23%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.81%) Mathematics
4 10 (9.01%) Mobile App
5 9 (8.11%) User Experience
6 6 (5.41%) iPad
7 4 (3.60%) Life Science
7 4 (3.60%) Statistics
8 2 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.90%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.90%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.51%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) Unix
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.90%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.76%) Test Automation
2 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (33.33%) Scrum
4 28 (25.23%) Software Engineering
4 28 (25.23%) Software Testing
5 22 (19.82%) Automated Testing
6 21 (18.92%) Exploratory Testing
7 20 (18.02%) Manual Testing
7 20 (18.02%) Test Scripting
8 19 (17.12%) Regression Testing
9 15 (13.51%) OO
10 12 (10.81%) Open Source
10 12 (10.81%) Test Strategy
11 11 (9.91%) Analytics
11 11 (9.91%) API Testing
11 11 (9.91%) BDD
11 11 (9.91%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (8.11%) Automation Testing
12 9 (8.11%) Functional Testing
12 9 (8.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.95%) Python
2 36 (32.43%) Java
3 17 (15.32%) C#
3 17 (15.32%) SQL
4 16 (14.41%) Perl
5 15 (13.51%) Ruby
6 14 (12.61%) C++
7 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.21%) Delphi
9 5 (4.50%) Tcl
10 4 (3.60%) C
11 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.90%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 60 (54.05%) Degree
2 12 (10.81%) ISEB
2 12 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (35.14%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.90%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Firmware
1 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Xen
2 1 (0.90%) XenApp
2 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) Apple
2 4 (3.60%) VMware
3 3 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco
4 1 (0.90%) Dell
4 1 (0.90%) NetApp
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle
4 1 (0.90%) Roku
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