The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 71 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 51 58 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.13% 3.03% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 3.13% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 49 56 95
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1586 1851 2188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.42% 96.56% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1505 1764
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 45 £47,500 +26.66% 7
Peterborough - 3 £45,000 - 3
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 83 (72.81%) Python
2 69 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (60.53%) Test Automation
3 53 (46.49%) Degree
4 48 (42.11%) Scrum
5 45 (39.47%) Automated Testing
6 42 (36.84%) Test Scripting
7 38 (33.33%) QA
8 33 (28.95%) Linux
9 30 (26.32%) Manual Testing
10 27 (23.68%) C#
10 27 (23.68%) Telecoms
11 24 (21.05%) Mobile App
11 24 (21.05%) Wireless
12 22 (19.30%) Electronics
13 21 (18.42%) Software Testing
13 21 (18.42%) Windows
14 19 (16.67%) Selenium
15 18 (15.79%) Jenkins
16 17 (14.91%) Ruby
16 17 (14.91%) Bugzilla
16 17 (14.91%) Perl
17 16 (14.04%) Tcl
18 15 (13.16%) JIRA
19 14 (12.28%) Signal Processing
19 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
20 13 (11.40%) Finance
20 13 (11.40%) C++
20 13 (11.40%) Java
20 13 (11.40%) Defect Tracking

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.51%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.05%) Wireless
2 9 (7.89%) Bluetooth
3 8 (7.02%) Internet
4 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.39%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.51%) 3GPP
6 4 (3.51%) LTE
6 4 (3.51%) ZigBee
7 2 (1.75%) DNS
7 2 (1.75%) HTTP
7 2 (1.75%) SSL
7 2 (1.75%) X.509
8 1 (0.88%) DHCP
8 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.88%) SAN
8 1 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.75%) Big Data
2 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Selenium
2 18 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 17 (14.91%) Bugzilla
4 15 (13.16%) JIRA
5 10 (8.77%) Cucumber
6 8 (7.02%) NUnit
7 7 (6.14%) JUnit
8 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.39%) JMeter
9 4 (3.51%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.63%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.63%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.75%) Capybara
11 2 (1.75%) Gatling
11 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.75%) TestComplete
11 2 (1.75%) WATIR
11 2 (1.75%) YouTrack
12 1 (0.88%) FitNesse
General
1 27 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 22 (19.30%) Electronics
3 13 (11.40%) Finance
4 3 (2.63%) Automotive
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) Web Services
2 6 (5.26%) RESTful
3 3 (2.63%) Gherkin
3 3 (2.63%) Qt
3 3 (2.63%) WPF
3 3 (2.63%) XML
4 2 (1.75%) .NET
4 2 (1.75%) REST
5 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.77%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (7.02%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.51%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.75%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Physics
7 1 (0.88%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.95%) Linux
2 21 (18.42%) Windows
3 5 (4.39%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.51%) Android
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.75%) Unix
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
1 69 (60.53%) Test Automation
2 48 (42.11%) Scrum
3 45 (39.47%) Automated Testing
4 42 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 30 (26.32%) Manual Testing
6 21 (18.42%) Software Testing
7 14 (12.28%) Signal Processing
7 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
8 13 (11.40%) Defect Tracking
8 13 (11.40%) Test Strategy
9 12 (10.53%) Digital Signal Processing
9 12 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
10 10 (8.77%) Regression Testing
11 9 (7.89%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.14%) BDD
13 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
13 6 (5.26%) OO
14 5 (4.39%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (4.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 83 (72.81%) Python
2 27 (23.68%) C#
3 17 (14.91%) Perl
3 17 (14.91%) Ruby
4 16 (14.04%) Tcl
5 13 (11.40%) C++
5 13 (11.40%) Java
6 11 (9.65%) C
7 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.63%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.75%) SQL
11 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (46.49%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) ISEB
3 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) Firmware
2 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) KVM
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
1 2 (1.75%) SAP
1 2 (1.75%) TOWER Software
2 1 (0.88%) Apple
2 1 (0.88%) Brocade
2 1 (0.88%) IBM
2 1 (0.88%) Intel
2 1 (0.88%) VMware
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