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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 79 61 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 53 81 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.42% 3.40% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 3.60% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49 72 29
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
2096 2250 2240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.53% 94.42% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1859 1983
Average salary £44,000 £40,150 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(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 -7 40 £45,000 +26.76% 11
Huntingdon - 2 £54,500 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 71 (55.04%) Degree
2 70 (54.26%) Python
3 63 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (31.01%) Scrum
4 40 (31.01%) Computer Science
4 40 (31.01%) QA
4 40 (31.01%) Test Automation
5 36 (27.91%) Software Engineering
6 34 (26.36%) SQL
7 32 (24.81%) C#
8 29 (22.48%) Linux
9 27 (20.93%) Selenium
10 25 (19.38%) Software Testing
11 20 (15.50%) Automated Testing
12 19 (14.73%) C
12 19 (14.73%) Android
13 18 (13.95%) Mobile App
13 18 (13.95%) SDLC
13 18 (13.95%) JIRA
14 17 (13.18%) Manual Testing
14 17 (13.18%) Windows
15 16 (12.40%) Regression Testing
15 16 (12.40%) Perl
15 16 (12.40%) .NET
16 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (11.63%) Mathematics
17 14 (10.85%) Marketing
17 14 (10.85%) C++
17 14 (10.85%) OO
17 14 (10.85%) Electronics

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 5 (3.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) Internet
2 10 (7.75%) Wireless
3 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.10%) 3G
4 4 (3.10%) LTE
5 3 (2.33%) 2G
5 3 (2.33%) ICMP
5 3 (2.33%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.55%) Firewall
7 1 (0.78%) 802.11
7 1 (0.78%) DHCP
7 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.78%) VPN
7 1 (0.78%) DNS
7 1 (0.78%) RNC
7 1 (0.78%) VLAN
7 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.78%) 4G
7 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (20.93%) Selenium
2 18 (13.95%) JIRA
3 8 (6.20%) NUnit
4 6 (4.65%) Bugzilla
5 5 (3.88%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.10%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.10%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (2.33%) QADirector
7 3 (2.33%) JMeter
7 3 (2.33%) JUnit
8 2 (1.55%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.55%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.55%) Behat
8 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.78%) Calabash
9 1 (0.78%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.78%) TestLink
9 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.78%) WinRunner
General
1 14 (10.85%) Electronics
1 14 (10.85%) Marketing
2 8 (6.20%) Finance
3 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.55%) Automotive
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.40%) .NET
2 12 (9.30%) XML
3 10 (7.75%) HTML
4 6 (4.65%) Web Services
5 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.55%) Ajax
5 2 (1.55%) RESTful
5 2 (1.55%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.78%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.01%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.95%) Mobile App
3 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.63%) Mathematics
4 11 (8.53%) Internet of Things
5 10 (7.75%) User Experience
5 10 (7.75%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.88%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.33%) PMI
7 3 (2.33%) GIS
7 3 (2.33%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.55%) Handset
8 2 (1.55%) Physics
9 1 (0.78%) Biology
9 1 (0.78%) Informatics
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) BBC
9 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.48%) Linux
2 19 (14.73%) Android
3 17 (13.18%) Windows
4 8 (6.20%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.65%) UNIX
6 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.55%) VMS
8 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.01%) Scrum
2 40 (31.01%) Test Automation
3 36 (27.91%) Software Engineering
4 25 (19.38%) Software Testing
5 20 (15.50%) Automated Testing
6 18 (13.95%) SDLC
7 17 (13.18%) Manual Testing
8 16 (12.40%) Regression Testing
9 14 (10.85%) OO
10 13 (10.08%) Test Scripting
10 13 (10.08%) Automation Testing
10 13 (10.08%) Test Strategy
11 11 (8.53%) User Stories
12 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.98%) Analytics
14 8 (6.20%) CRM
14 8 (6.20%) Information Security
15 7 (5.43%) Penetration Testing
16 5 (3.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 70 (54.26%) Python
2 34 (26.36%) SQL
3 32 (24.81%) C#
4 19 (14.73%) C
5 16 (12.40%) Perl
6 14 (10.85%) C++
7 11 (8.53%) Java
8 8 (6.20%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.20%) Delphi
9 5 (3.88%) Ruby
10 4 (3.10%) PHP
11 2 (1.55%) TTCN
11 2 (1.55%) Tcl
12 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (55.04%) Degree
2 12 (9.30%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.75%) ISEB
4 4 (3.10%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (31.01%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.33%) Firmware
2 1 (0.78%) XenServer
2 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (9.30%) Perforce
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle
4 2 (1.55%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.55%) HP
5 1 (0.78%) Citrix
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