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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 64 99 70
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 79 36 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.24% 1.61% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 1.69% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 72 35 78
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
2334 2131 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.85% 95.47% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1856 1851 2538
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +28 68 £40,000 -8.57% 7
Peterborough +16 10 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 89 (54.94%) Python
2 74 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (41.36%) Java
3 67 (41.36%) QA
4 58 (35.80%) Degree
5 56 (34.57%) C#
6 48 (29.63%) Test Scripting
7 42 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 39 (24.07%) Perl
8 39 (24.07%) Linux
9 36 (22.22%) Wireless
10 35 (21.60%) C++
11 33 (20.37%) Manual Testing
12 31 (19.14%) Automated Testing
13 30 (18.52%) Windows
14 28 (17.28%) C
15 27 (16.67%) Ruby
15 27 (16.67%) Computer Science
16 26 (16.05%) Regression Testing
16 26 (16.05%) JavaScript
17 24 (14.81%) Scrum
18 22 (13.58%) Software Engineering
19 20 (12.35%) Software Testing
20 19 (11.73%) HTML
21 18 (11.11%) Selenium
22 17 (10.49%) Finance
23 16 (9.88%) SQL
23 16 (9.88%) XML
23 16 (9.88%) WebDriver
23 16 (9.88%) Analytical Skills

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (0.62%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (4.94%) MS Office
2 5 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.22%) Wireless
2 15 (9.26%) Internet
3 9 (5.56%) HTTP
4 8 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (3.70%) Bluetooth
6 6 (3.70%) WAN
6 6 (3.70%) Wireshark
7 5 (3.09%) Firewall
7 5 (3.09%) 3G
7 5 (3.09%) OSPF
7 5 (3.09%) BGP
7 5 (3.09%) GPRS
7 5 (3.09%) DNS
7 5 (3.09%) snoop
8 4 (2.47%) NAS
8 4 (2.47%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.47%) ZigBee
8 4 (2.47%) IPv6
8 4 (2.47%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) MySQL
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.11%) Selenium
2 16 (9.88%) WebDriver
3 15 (9.26%) Bugzilla
4 9 (5.56%) LabVIEW
5 8 (4.94%) WATIR
6 7 (4.32%) JIRA
7 6 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (3.70%) Jasmine
7 6 (3.70%) Sahi
7 6 (3.70%) Subversion
8 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.85%) JMeter
10 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.23%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.62%) Maven
11 1 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.62%) JUnit
11 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.62%) Valgrind
General
1 17 (10.49%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Multimedia
3 8 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.32%) Automotive
5 2 (1.23%) Electronics
5 2 (1.23%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.73%) HTML
2 16 (9.88%) XML
3 9 (5.56%) Ajax
3 9 (5.56%) XSL
4 6 (3.70%) REST
4 6 (3.70%) Web Services
5 5 (3.09%) .NET
6 3 (1.85%) CSS
7 1 (0.62%) Java EE
7 1 (0.62%) Middleware
7 1 (0.62%) J2SE
7 1 (0.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.94%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (4.32%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.32%) User Experience
6 5 (3.09%) Streaming Media
6 5 (3.09%) Handset
6 5 (3.09%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.47%) IPTV
8 3 (1.85%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.23%) Life Science
9 2 (1.23%) Firmware
9 2 (1.23%) Chemistry
9 2 (1.23%) Biology
10 1 (0.62%) DTV
10 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.07%) Linux
2 30 (18.52%) Windows
3 15 (9.26%) UNIX
4 11 (6.79%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.09%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.63%) Test Scripting
3 42 (25.93%) Test Automation
4 33 (20.37%) Manual Testing
5 31 (19.14%) Automated Testing
6 26 (16.05%) Regression Testing
7 24 (14.81%) Scrum
8 22 (13.58%) Software Engineering
9 20 (12.35%) Software Testing
10 14 (8.64%) Automation Testing
11 12 (7.41%) OO
12 10 (6.17%) Validation
13 8 (4.94%) Test Strategy
13 8 (4.94%) Performance Testing
14 7 (4.32%) E-Commerce
15 6 (3.70%) Mentoring
15 6 (3.70%) BDD
15 6 (3.70%) Financial Modelling
15 6 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (3.70%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 89 (54.94%) Python
2 67 (41.36%) Java
3 56 (34.57%) C#
4 39 (24.07%) Perl
5 35 (21.60%) C++
6 28 (17.28%) C
7 27 (16.67%) Ruby
8 26 (16.05%) JavaScript
9 16 (9.88%) SQL
10 13 (8.02%) PowerShell
11 9 (5.56%) PHP
12 6 (3.70%) TTCN
12 6 (3.70%) F#
12 6 (3.70%) Tcl
12 6 (3.70%) MATLAB
13 5 (3.09%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.85%) Delphi
15 2 (1.23%) Groovy
16 1 (0.62%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (35.80%) Degree
2 14 (8.64%) ISEB
3 12 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.09%) CCNA
4 5 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (41.36%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (3.09%) Perforce
1 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
2 3 (1.85%) TOWER Software
3 1 (0.62%) MKS
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle
3 1 (0.62%) Atmel
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