The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 79 55 93
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 49 94 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.36% 3.85% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 4.05% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 44 88 47
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
1998 2320 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.38% 95.04% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1662 1934 2219
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,644 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -12 39 £45,000 +15.38% 8
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 75 (50.68%) Degree
2 72 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (47.30%) Python
4 54 (36.49%) QA
5 46 (31.08%) Software Engineering
6 45 (30.41%) Scrum
6 45 (30.41%) Test Automation
7 43 (29.05%) SQL
8 39 (26.35%) Linux
9 35 (23.65%) Computer Science
10 32 (21.62%) C#
11 29 (19.59%) Selenium
12 28 (18.92%) Automated Testing
12 28 (18.92%) Software Testing
13 24 (16.22%) Android
14 22 (14.86%) C
15 21 (14.19%) C++
15 21 (14.19%) JIRA
16 20 (13.51%) Regression Testing
17 19 (12.84%) .NET
17 19 (12.84%) Manual Testing
18 18 (12.16%) Java
19 17 (11.49%) Windows
19 17 (11.49%) Automation Testing
19 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (10.81%) Mobile App
20 16 (10.81%) OO
20 16 (10.81%) Perl
21 15 (10.14%) Mathematics
21 15 (10.14%) Test Strategy

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.43%) Wireless
2 8 (5.41%) Internet
3 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.38%) LTE
4 5 (3.38%) 3G
4 5 (3.38%) ICMP
5 4 (2.70%) 3GPP
6 3 (2.03%) 2G
6 3 (2.03%) HTTP
7 2 (1.35%) 4G
8 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.68%) NFC
8 1 (0.68%) RNC
8 1 (0.68%) TETRA
8 1 (0.68%) DHCP
8 1 (0.68%) DECT
8 1 (0.68%) Firewall
8 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (19.59%) Selenium
2 21 (14.19%) JIRA
3 8 (5.41%) JMeter
3 8 (5.41%) Bugzilla
3 8 (5.41%) NUnit
4 5 (3.38%) Ant
5 4 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.03%) Ranorex
6 3 (2.03%) Behat
6 3 (2.03%) QADirector
7 2 (1.35%) WinRunner
7 2 (1.35%) JUnit
7 2 (1.35%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.35%) WatiN
7 2 (1.35%) Calabash
8 1 (0.68%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.68%) TestLink
8 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (9.46%) Electronics
2 11 (7.43%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Marketing
3 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.84%) .NET
2 12 (8.11%) XML
3 11 (7.43%) HTML
4 6 (4.05%) Web Services
5 3 (2.03%) Ajax
6 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.35%) XSL
7 1 (0.68%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.68%) RESTful
7 1 (0.68%) REST
7 1 (0.68%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.65%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 15 (10.14%) Mathematics
5 13 (8.78%) User Experience
6 9 (6.08%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (5.41%) Internet of Things
8 7 (4.73%) Open Source
9 4 (2.70%) Visualisation
10 3 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 3 (2.03%) Biology
10 3 (2.03%) Smart Meter
10 3 (2.03%) Physics
10 3 (2.03%) Cryptography
10 3 (2.03%) PMI
11 2 (1.35%) GIS
11 2 (1.35%) Handset
11 2 (1.35%) Life Science
11 2 (1.35%) Chemistry
12 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.35%) Linux
2 24 (16.22%) Android
3 17 (11.49%) Windows
4 11 (7.43%) UNIX
5 9 (6.08%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.73%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.35%) VMS
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.68%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.08%) Software Engineering
3 45 (30.41%) Scrum
3 45 (30.41%) Test Automation
4 28 (18.92%) Automated Testing
4 28 (18.92%) Software Testing
5 20 (13.51%) Regression Testing
6 19 (12.84%) Manual Testing
7 17 (11.49%) Automation Testing
8 16 (10.81%) OO
9 15 (10.14%) Test Strategy
9 15 (10.14%) Test Scripting
10 12 (8.11%) User Stories
10 12 (8.11%) Analytics
11 8 (5.41%) CRM
11 8 (5.41%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (4.73%) Load Testing
12 7 (4.73%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.05%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 70 (47.30%) Python
2 43 (29.05%) SQL
3 32 (21.62%) C#
4 22 (14.86%) C
5 21 (14.19%) C++
6 18 (12.16%) Java
7 16 (10.81%) Perl
8 11 (7.43%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.43%) Delphi
9 9 (6.08%) Ruby
10 6 (4.05%) PHP
11 3 (2.03%) TTCN
12 2 (1.35%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 75 (50.68%) Degree
2 14 (9.46%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.43%) ISEB
4 4 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (36.49%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Firmware
2 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (8.78%) Perforce
2 11 (7.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.03%) TOWER Software
3 3 (2.03%) Oracle
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