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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 72 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 61 105 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.93% 4.56% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 4.71% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 58 90 77
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
2010 2227 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.50% 96.78% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1794 1720
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -24 56 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Peterborough - 1 - -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 82 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (49.26%) Degree
3 64 (47.06%) Test Automation
4 63 (46.32%) QA
5 59 (43.38%) Python
6 46 (33.82%) Scrum
7 41 (30.15%) Java
7 41 (30.15%) Manual Testing
8 37 (27.21%) C#
9 36 (26.47%) SQL
10 34 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 33 (24.26%) Selenium
12 32 (23.53%) SDLC
13 31 (22.79%) Automation Testing
14 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
15 29 (21.32%) Perl
16 25 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (16.91%) Automated Testing
18 22 (16.18%) TDD
19 21 (15.44%) OO
19 21 (15.44%) ISEB
20 20 (14.71%) Linux
21 18 (13.24%) Web Services
21 18 (13.24%) JavaScript
21 18 (13.24%) Performance Testing
21 18 (13.24%) Waterfall
22 17 (12.50%) V-Model
22 17 (12.50%) .NET
23 16 (11.76%) C++
23 16 (11.76%) JIRA

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) HTTP
2 2 (1.47%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.47%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.74%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (24.26%) Selenium
2 16 (11.76%) JIRA
3 9 (6.62%) Bugzilla
4 8 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.15%) NUnit
6 6 (4.41%) Appium
7 5 (3.68%) JMeter
8 4 (2.94%) Fiddler
8 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.94%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.21%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.47%) LabVIEW
10 2 (1.47%) QARun
10 2 (1.47%) WinRunner
11 1 (0.74%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.74%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.74%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (11.03%) Electronics
2 9 (6.62%) Finance
3 3 (2.21%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.24%) Web Services
2 17 (12.50%) .NET
3 16 (11.76%) REST
4 8 (5.88%) HTML
4 8 (5.88%) XML
5 6 (4.41%) SOAP
6 4 (2.94%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.74%) CSS
7 1 (0.74%) EDI
7 1 (0.74%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.56%) User Experience
4 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.94%) Life Science
7 3 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.21%) iPad
8 1 (0.74%) Biology
8 1 (0.74%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.71%) Linux
2 13 (9.56%) Android
2 13 (9.56%) Windows
3 5 (3.68%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.21%) Unix
5 2 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 46 (33.82%) Scrum
4 41 (30.15%) Manual Testing
5 34 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 32 (23.53%) SDLC
7 31 (22.79%) Automation Testing
8 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
9 23 (16.91%) Automated Testing
10 22 (16.18%) TDD
11 21 (15.44%) OO
12 18 (13.24%) Performance Testing
12 18 (13.24%) Waterfall
13 17 (12.50%) V-Model
14 16 (11.76%) Test Strategy
15 15 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (8.82%) Test Scripting
17 11 (8.09%) Functional Testing
17 11 (8.09%) OOP
18 10 (7.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.38%) Python
2 41 (30.15%) Java
3 37 (27.21%) C#
4 36 (26.47%) SQL
5 29 (21.32%) Perl
6 18 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 16 (11.76%) C++
8 6 (4.41%) Delphi
9 4 (2.94%) Ruby
10 3 (2.21%) C
11 2 (1.47%) Tcl
11 2 (1.47%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (49.26%) Degree
2 21 (15.44%) ISEB
3 3 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (46.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.47%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (5.15%) Perforce
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle
2 6 (4.41%) Roku
3 2 (1.47%) Twitter
3 2 (1.47%) VMware
4 1 (0.74%) Facebook
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