The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 61 112 74
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 86 29 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.48% 1.22% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 1.30% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 73 26 71
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2353 2223 2689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.30% 93.44% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 1917 2341
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
East of England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +51 76 £35,500 +0.70% 5
Peterborough - 12 £40,000 - 1
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 113 (55.39%) Python
2 82 (40.20%) Java
2 82 (40.20%) QA
3 80 (39.22%) Degree
4 69 (33.82%) Test Automation
5 64 (31.37%) Test Scripting
6 59 (28.92%) Perl
7 57 (27.94%) C#
8 56 (27.45%) Wireless
9 53 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (25.98%) Linux
10 45 (22.06%) Manual Testing
11 44 (21.57%) Automated Testing
12 42 (20.59%) Ruby
13 35 (17.16%) JavaScript
14 32 (15.69%) C++
15 31 (15.20%) Windows
15 31 (15.20%) Scrum
16 29 (14.22%) Software Testing
17 27 (13.24%) SQL
18 25 (12.25%) C
18 25 (12.25%) Regression Testing
19 21 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
19 21 (10.29%) ISEB
20 20 (9.80%) Selenium
20 20 (9.80%) Automation Testing
21 19 (9.31%) Finance
22 18 (8.82%) Mac OS X
22 18 (8.82%) OO
22 18 (8.82%) Computer Science

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (5.39%) MS Office
2 7 (3.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.47%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (27.45%) Wireless
2 21 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (8.33%) Bluetooth
4 13 (6.37%) HTTP
5 11 (5.39%) Internet
6 9 (4.41%) GPRS
7 7 (3.43%) X.509
7 7 (3.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.94%) Wireshark
8 6 (2.94%) LTE
9 5 (2.45%) SSL
9 5 (2.45%) GSM
9 5 (2.45%) snoop
9 5 (2.45%) STUN
10 4 (1.96%) ZigBee
10 4 (1.96%) UMTS
10 4 (1.96%) WAN
10 4 (1.96%) 3G
11 3 (1.47%) OSPF
11 3 (1.47%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.49%) MySQL
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (9.80%) Selenium
2 17 (8.33%) Bugzilla
3 15 (7.35%) WebDriver
4 9 (4.41%) LabVIEW
5 8 (3.92%) WATIR
6 7 (3.43%) JMeter
6 7 (3.43%) JIRA
7 6 (2.94%) Sahi
7 6 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (2.94%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.94%) Subversion
8 4 (1.96%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.98%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.49%) Maven
11 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.49%) JUnit
General
1 19 (9.31%) Finance
2 15 (7.35%) Multimedia
3 14 (6.86%) Automotive
4 7 (3.43%) Electronics
5 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.47%) Games
7 2 (0.98%) Marketing
7 2 (0.98%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.35%) HTML
2 12 (5.88%) XML
3 10 (4.90%) Ajax
3 10 (4.90%) XSL
3 10 (4.90%) Web Services
4 7 (3.43%) .NET
5 6 (2.94%) REST
6 5 (2.45%) J2SE
6 5 (2.45%) RESTful
7 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.47%) CSS
8 1 (0.49%) Middleware
8 1 (0.49%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.41%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.43%) Firmware
5 6 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.45%) Handset
6 5 (2.45%) Social Media
7 3 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.47%) Streaming Media
8 2 (0.98%) IPTV
8 2 (0.98%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.98%) Biology
8 2 (0.98%) Life Science
8 2 (0.98%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.98%) Linux
2 31 (15.20%) Windows
3 18 (8.82%) Mac OS X
4 12 (5.88%) UNIX
5 3 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.98%) Android
7 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.82%) Test Automation
2 64 (31.37%) Test Scripting
3 53 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (22.06%) Manual Testing
5 44 (21.57%) Automated Testing
6 31 (15.20%) Scrum
7 29 (14.22%) Software Testing
8 25 (12.25%) Regression Testing
9 20 (9.80%) Automation Testing
10 18 (8.82%) OO
11 17 (8.33%) Validation
12 15 (7.35%) RAD
12 15 (7.35%) Performance Testing
13 11 (5.39%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (5.39%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.90%) Security Testing
15 8 (3.92%) Multithreading
16 7 (3.43%) E-Commerce
16 7 (3.43%) Financial Modelling
16 7 (3.43%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 113 (55.39%) Python
2 82 (40.20%) Java
3 59 (28.92%) Perl
4 57 (27.94%) C#
5 42 (20.59%) Ruby
6 35 (17.16%) JavaScript
7 32 (15.69%) C++
8 27 (13.24%) SQL
9 25 (12.25%) C
10 15 (7.35%) Tcl
11 13 (6.37%) TTCN
12 11 (5.39%) PHP
13 6 (2.94%) F#
13 6 (2.94%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.45%) Scala
15 4 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.96%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.98%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.49%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 80 (39.22%) Degree
2 21 (10.29%) ISEB
3 17 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.47%) CCNA
5 3 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) HND
7 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (40.20%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (1.96%) Microsoft
1 4 (1.96%) Perforce
2 3 (1.47%) Adobe
2 3 (1.47%) Red Hat
3 2 (0.98%) Atmel
4 1 (0.49%) MKS
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle
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