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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 80 63 117
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 52 87 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.44% 3.52% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 3.70% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 49 73 28
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £49,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
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
2024 2349 2247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.85% 95.14% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1697 1885 1940
Average salary £42,750 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.26% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 -15 41 £45,000 +23.28% 5
Huntingdon - 2 £54,500 -
Peterborough -14 1 £31,250 -21.87%
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 65 (59.63%) Python
2 62 (56.88%) Degree
3 51 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (34.86%) Test Automation
5 36 (33.03%) QA
6 35 (32.11%) Scrum
7 32 (29.36%) Computer Science
8 29 (26.61%) Selenium
9 28 (25.69%) SQL
10 27 (24.77%) Linux
11 25 (22.94%) C#
12 23 (21.10%) Software Engineering
13 22 (20.18%) Software Testing
14 20 (18.35%) Manual Testing
15 19 (17.43%) Automated Testing
16 18 (16.51%) Android
16 18 (16.51%) Mobile App
17 17 (15.60%) Perl
18 16 (14.68%) JIRA
19 15 (13.76%) Electronics
19 15 (13.76%) SDLC
20 14 (12.84%) XML
21 13 (11.93%) .NET
21 13 (11.93%) Java
21 13 (11.93%) C++
22 12 (11.01%) OO
22 12 (11.01%) Marketing
22 12 (11.01%) Test Scripting
23 11 (10.09%) Perforce
23 11 (10.09%) Windows

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) Internet
2 9 (8.26%) Wireless
3 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.75%) 3G
4 3 (2.75%) 2G
4 3 (2.75%) LTE
5 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.83%) ICMP
5 2 (1.83%) Firewall
5 2 (1.83%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.92%) DHCP
6 1 (0.92%) VPN
6 1 (0.92%) DNS
6 1 (0.92%) 802.11
6 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.92%) RNC
6 1 (0.92%) VLAN
6 1 (0.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (26.61%) Selenium
2 16 (14.68%) JIRA
3 9 (8.26%) NUnit
4 6 (5.50%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.59%) Bugzilla
5 5 (4.59%) JUnit
5 5 (4.59%) JMeter
6 4 (3.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.75%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (2.75%) QADirector
7 3 (2.75%) Subversion
8 2 (1.83%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.83%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.83%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.83%) Appium
9 1 (0.92%) TestLink
9 1 (0.92%) Arquillian
9 1 (0.92%) Calabash
General
1 15 (13.76%) Electronics
2 12 (11.01%) Marketing
3 6 (5.50%) Finance
4 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Games
6 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) XML
2 13 (11.93%) .NET
3 10 (9.17%) HTML
4 6 (5.50%) Web Services
5 3 (2.75%) RESTful
5 3 (2.75%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.83%) Ajax
6 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.92%) SOAP
7 1 (0.92%) XSD
7 1 (0.92%) XSL
7 1 (0.92%) XSLT
7 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.92%) Java EE
7 1 (0.92%) REST
7 1 (0.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.36%) Computer Science
2 18 (16.51%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.17%) Internet of Things
4 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.26%) Mathematics
5 7 (6.42%) User Experience
5 7 (6.42%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (3.67%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.75%) PMI
7 3 (2.75%) GIS
7 3 (2.75%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.83%) Handset
9 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.92%) BBC
9 1 (0.92%) Informatics
9 1 (0.92%) Physics
9 1 (0.92%) Biology
9 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.77%) Linux
2 18 (16.51%) Android
3 11 (10.09%) Windows
4 5 (4.59%) UNIX
4 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.83%) VMS
6 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.86%) Test Automation
3 35 (32.11%) Scrum
4 23 (21.10%) Software Engineering
5 22 (20.18%) Software Testing
6 20 (18.35%) Manual Testing
7 19 (17.43%) Automated Testing
8 15 (13.76%) SDLC
9 12 (11.01%) OO
9 12 (11.01%) Test Scripting
10 11 (10.09%) Regression Testing
10 11 (10.09%) Automation Testing
11 10 (9.17%) Test Strategy
12 9 (8.26%) User Stories
12 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (7.34%) CRM
13 8 (7.34%) Mentoring
14 6 (5.50%) API Testing
14 6 (5.50%) Analytics
14 6 (5.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.63%) Python
2 28 (25.69%) SQL
3 25 (22.94%) C#
4 17 (15.60%) Perl
5 13 (11.93%) C++
5 13 (11.93%) Java
6 11 (10.09%) C
7 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.59%) Delphi
8 5 (4.59%) Ruby
9 3 (2.75%) Tcl
9 3 (2.75%) PHP
10 2 (1.83%) TTCN
11 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.92%) XPath
11 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (56.88%) Degree
2 9 (8.26%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.50%) ISEB
3 6 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (33.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.83%) Firmware
2 1 (0.92%) XenServer
2 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Perforce
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.83%) HP
4 1 (0.92%) Citrix
4 1 (0.92%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.92%) Coverity
4 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
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