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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 79 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 53 53 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.84% 2.45% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 2.53% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 45 49 71
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
1806 2096 2321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.63% 96.77% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1753 1892
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +4 44 £45,000 - 15
Peterborough +5 6 £26,000 -16.80% 2
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 64 (55.65%) Degree
2 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (43.48%) Test Automation
4 42 (36.52%) Python
5 35 (30.43%) QA
6 33 (28.70%) Software Testing
6 33 (28.70%) Scrum
6 33 (28.70%) Java
7 31 (26.96%) Web Services
8 28 (24.35%) Software Engineering
9 27 (23.48%) SQL
10 26 (22.61%) Automated Testing
10 26 (22.61%) Manual Testing
11 24 (20.87%) Computer Science
11 24 (20.87%) Selenium
11 24 (20.87%) Perl
12 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (19.13%) Exploratory Testing
13 21 (18.26%) C#
14 17 (14.78%) Regression Testing
15 16 (13.91%) Performance Testing
15 16 (13.91%) Automation Testing
15 16 (13.91%) Jenkins
16 15 (13.04%) Ruby
16 15 (13.04%) Finance
16 15 (13.04%) ISEB
17 14 (12.17%) HTTP
17 14 (12.17%) OO
17 14 (12.17%) REST
18 13 (11.30%) Cucumber

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 (1.74%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.87%) MS Office
1 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.74%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.87%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.87%) DNS
3 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
3 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.87%) LTE
3 1 (0.87%) OFDM
3 1 (0.87%) RS-232
3 1 (0.87%) SSL
3 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.87%) VPN
3 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.87%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.87%) Big Data
2 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (20.87%) Selenium
2 16 (13.91%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.30%) Cucumber
4 11 (9.57%) JIRA
5 9 (7.83%) JUnit
5 9 (7.83%) NUnit
6 7 (6.09%) Bugzilla
6 7 (6.09%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.22%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.61%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.61%) Subversion
9 2 (1.74%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.87%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.87%) JMeter
10 1 (0.87%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.87%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.87%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.87%) YouTrack
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Electronics
3 7 (6.09%) Marketing
4 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.74%) Law
5 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.96%) Web Services
2 14 (12.17%) REST
3 13 (11.30%) .NET
4 12 (10.43%) RESTful
5 10 (8.70%) XML
6 9 (7.83%) Gherkin
7 6 (5.22%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (3.48%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (3.48%) WPF
9 3 (2.61%) J2EE
9 3 (2.61%) SOAP
10 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.74%) EDI
11 1 (0.87%) HTML
11 1 (0.87%) JMS
11 1 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Computer Science
2 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.43%) Mathematics
4 10 (8.70%) iPad
5 9 (7.83%) User Experience
6 7 (6.09%) Mobile App
7 6 (5.22%) Life Science
8 4 (3.48%) Statistics
9 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.43%) Linux
2 11 (9.57%) Windows
3 6 (5.22%) Unix
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 33 (28.70%) Scrum
3 33 (28.70%) Software Testing
4 28 (24.35%) Software Engineering
5 26 (22.61%) Automated Testing
5 26 (22.61%) Manual Testing
6 22 (19.13%) Exploratory Testing
7 17 (14.78%) Regression Testing
8 16 (13.91%) Automation Testing
8 16 (13.91%) Performance Testing
9 14 (12.17%) OO
10 12 (10.43%) Open Source
10 12 (10.43%) SDLC
10 12 (10.43%) Test Scripting
11 11 (9.57%) API Testing
11 11 (9.57%) BDD
12 10 (8.70%) Test Strategy
12 10 (8.70%) User Stories
13 9 (7.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.52%) Python
2 33 (28.70%) Java
3 27 (23.48%) SQL
4 24 (20.87%) Perl
5 21 (18.26%) C#
6 15 (13.04%) Ruby
7 13 (11.30%) C++
7 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.96%) Delphi
9 6 (5.22%) C
10 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.87%) Tcl
10 1 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 64 (55.65%) Degree
2 15 (13.04%) ISEB
3 11 (9.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (30.43%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.74%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.74%) Terminal Services
1 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.74%) XenServer
2 1 (0.87%) Xen
2 1 (0.87%) XenApp
2 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) VMware
3 4 (3.48%) Apple
4 3 (2.61%) Coverity
4 3 (2.61%) EMC
4 3 (2.61%) Roku
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco
5 2 (1.74%) Dell
5 2 (1.74%) NetApp
5 2 (1.74%) Twitter
6 1 (0.87%) Facebook
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle
6 1 (0.87%) Perforce
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