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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 64 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 63 59 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.68% 2.78% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 2.89% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 55 56 78
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,375 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Test Engineer
East of England

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
1659 2042 2386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.79% 96.05% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1802 1873
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 58 £45,000 +8.43% 7
Peterborough +15 4 £26,000 -16.80% 6
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 71 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (53.28%) Test Automation
3 62 (50.82%) Degree
4 56 (45.90%) Python
5 44 (36.07%) Scrum
6 43 (35.25%) QA
7 34 (27.87%) Java
8 30 (24.59%) Software Testing
9 29 (23.77%) Automated Testing
10 28 (22.95%) Manual Testing
11 26 (21.31%) Software Engineering
12 25 (20.49%) Web Services
13 23 (18.85%) Computer Science
14 22 (18.03%) Selenium
15 21 (17.21%) C#
15 21 (17.21%) JIRA
15 21 (17.21%) Test Scripting
16 19 (15.57%) Exploratory Testing
17 18 (14.75%) Jenkins
17 18 (14.75%) Perl
17 18 (14.75%) Linux
18 17 (13.93%) Regression Testing
19 16 (13.11%) C++
20 15 (12.30%) ISEB
20 15 (12.30%) Ruby
20 15 (12.30%) Finance
21 13 (10.66%) SQL
21 13 (10.66%) Windows
21 13 (10.66%) Mobile App
21 13 (10.66%) RESTful

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) HTTP
2 8 (6.56%) Bluetooth
2 8 (6.56%) Wireless
3 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.10%) Internet
5 4 (3.28%) 3GPP
5 4 (3.28%) LTE
5 4 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.28%) ZigBee
6 2 (1.64%) DNS
6 2 (1.64%) SSL
6 2 (1.64%) X.509
7 1 (0.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (18.03%) Selenium
2 21 (17.21%) JIRA
3 18 (14.75%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.84%) Bugzilla
4 12 (9.84%) Cucumber
4 12 (9.84%) JUnit
4 12 (9.84%) NUnit
5 5 (4.10%) JMeter
5 5 (4.10%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.28%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.46%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.64%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.64%) Gatling
8 2 (1.64%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.64%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.82%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (12.30%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Electronics
2 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.10%) Marketing
4 2 (1.64%) Law
4 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Automotive
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.49%) Web Services
2 13 (10.66%) RESTful
3 10 (8.20%) Gherkin
3 10 (8.20%) XML
4 9 (7.38%) REST
5 8 (6.56%) .NET
6 4 (3.28%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (3.28%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (3.28%) WPF
7 3 (2.46%) SOAP
8 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.82%) EDI
9 1 (0.82%) JMS
9 1 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.85%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.66%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.20%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.92%) User Experience
6 4 (3.28%) Internet of Things
6 4 (3.28%) iPad
6 4 (3.28%) Life Science
6 4 (3.28%) Statistics
7 3 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.82%) Physics
8 1 (0.82%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) Linux
2 13 (10.66%) Windows
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.28%) Android
5 3 (2.46%) Unix
6 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (53.28%) Test Automation
3 44 (36.07%) Scrum
4 30 (24.59%) Software Testing
5 29 (23.77%) Automated Testing
6 28 (22.95%) Manual Testing
7 26 (21.31%) Software Engineering
8 21 (17.21%) Test Scripting
9 19 (15.57%) Exploratory Testing
10 17 (13.93%) Regression Testing
11 12 (9.84%) OO
11 12 (9.84%) Open Source
12 11 (9.02%) Test Strategy
13 10 (8.20%) API Testing
13 10 (8.20%) BDD
14 9 (7.38%) Defect Tracking
14 9 (7.38%) Non-Functional Testing
15 8 (6.56%) Requirements Analysis
16 7 (5.74%) Analytics
16 7 (5.74%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.90%) Python
2 34 (27.87%) Java
3 21 (17.21%) C#
4 18 (14.75%) Perl
5 16 (13.11%) C++
6 15 (12.30%) Ruby
7 13 (10.66%) SQL
8 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.74%) C
9 7 (5.74%) Tcl
10 5 (4.10%) Delphi
11 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 62 (50.82%) Degree
2 15 (12.30%) ISEB
3 12 (9.84%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (35.25%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.64%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Firmware
2 3 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) XenServer
4 1 (0.82%) Xen
4 1 (0.82%) XenApp
4 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.10%) VMware
3 4 (3.28%) Apple
4 3 (2.46%) EMC
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco
5 2 (1.64%) Dell
5 2 (1.64%) NetApp
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 35000-55000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago