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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 70 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 53 61 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.16% 2.84% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 2.92% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 52 57 90
Median salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
1606 2086 2192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.77% 97.16% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1623 1789
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -1 45 £47,500 +20.25% 10
Peterborough -1 6 £45,000 - 2
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 80 (72.07%) Python
2 66 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (57.66%) Test Automation
4 56 (50.45%) Degree
5 50 (45.05%) Test Scripting
6 47 (42.34%) Automated Testing
7 39 (35.14%) Scrum
8 30 (27.03%) Electronics
9 29 (26.13%) Telecoms
10 28 (25.23%) QA
10 28 (25.23%) Wireless
10 28 (25.23%) Linux
11 27 (24.32%) C#
12 24 (21.62%) Manual Testing
13 20 (18.02%) Mobile App
14 18 (16.22%) Software Testing
14 18 (16.22%) Tcl
15 17 (15.32%) Bugzilla
15 17 (15.32%) Perl
15 17 (15.32%) Windows
15 17 (15.32%) Jenkins
16 16 (14.41%) Signal Processing
16 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
16 16 (14.41%) Selenium
17 15 (13.51%) Ruby
18 14 (12.61%) Digital Signal Processing
18 14 (12.61%) Test Strategy
18 14 (12.61%) Defect Tracking
19 13 (11.71%) Mathematics
19 13 (11.71%) Firmware

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.23%) Wireless
2 6 (5.41%) Bluetooth
2 6 (5.41%) Internet
3 3 (2.70%) 3GPP
3 3 (2.70%) LTE
3 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.70%) ZigBee
4 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.90%) SAN
5 1 (0.90%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) Big Data
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) Bugzilla
1 17 (15.32%) Jenkins
2 16 (14.41%) Selenium
3 10 (9.01%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.21%) JIRA
4 8 (7.21%) NUnit
5 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.50%) JUnit
6 4 (3.60%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.70%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.80%) Capybara
8 2 (1.80%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.80%) WATIR
9 1 (0.90%) Ant
9 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.90%) JMeter
9 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.90%) Robot Framework
General
1 30 (27.03%) Electronics
2 29 (26.13%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.81%) Finance
4 2 (1.80%) Automotive
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Law
5 1 (0.90%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) RESTful
2 4 (3.60%) Web Services
2 4 (3.60%) WPF
3 3 (2.70%) .NET
3 3 (2.70%) Qt
4 2 (1.80%) CSS
4 2 (1.80%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.80%) XML
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.70%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.90%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.23%) Linux
2 17 (15.32%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) Android
3 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.90%) Unix
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (57.66%) Test Automation
3 50 (45.05%) Test Scripting
4 47 (42.34%) Automated Testing
5 39 (35.14%) Scrum
6 24 (21.62%) Manual Testing
7 18 (16.22%) Software Testing
8 16 (14.41%) Signal Processing
8 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
9 14 (12.61%) Defect Tracking
9 14 (12.61%) Digital Signal Processing
9 14 (12.61%) Test Strategy
10 13 (11.71%) Mathematics
11 12 (10.81%) Exploratory Testing
12 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
13 7 (6.31%) Regression Testing
13 7 (6.31%) TDD
14 6 (5.41%) Automation Testing
14 6 (5.41%) BDD
14 6 (5.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (72.07%) Python
2 27 (24.32%) C#
3 18 (16.22%) Tcl
4 17 (15.32%) Perl
5 15 (13.51%) Ruby
6 11 (9.91%) C
6 11 (9.91%) C++
7 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.50%) Java
7 5 (4.50%) SQL
8 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (50.45%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.23%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.71%) Firmware
2 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.90%) KVM
2 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.80%) SAP
2 2 (1.80%) TOWER Software
3 1 (0.90%) Brocade
3 1 (0.90%) IBM
3 1 (0.90%) Intel
3 1 (0.90%) VMware
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