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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 71 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 54 66 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.30% 3.35% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 3.47% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 52 64 92
Median salary £43,750 £37,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
1596 1901 2436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.61% 96.35% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1647 1928
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +2 47 £45,000 +13.20% 8
Peterborough - 5 £42,000 - 2
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 72 (62.07%) Python
2 70 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (56.90%) Test Automation
4 52 (44.83%) Scrum
5 51 (43.97%) Degree
6 43 (37.07%) QA
7 37 (31.90%) Automated Testing
8 33 (28.45%) Manual Testing
9 31 (26.72%) Linux
10 29 (25.00%) C#
10 29 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 25 (21.55%) Software Testing
12 22 (18.97%) Selenium
13 21 (18.10%) Perl
14 20 (17.24%) Java
14 20 (17.24%) Ruby
14 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
14 20 (17.24%) Mobile App
15 19 (16.38%) Computer Science
16 18 (15.52%) Windows
17 17 (14.66%) Web Services
18 16 (13.79%) Exploratory Testing
18 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
18 16 (13.79%) Telecoms
19 15 (12.93%) Finance
19 15 (12.93%) Bugzilla
19 15 (12.93%) C++
19 15 (12.93%) JIRA
20 13 (11.21%) Test Strategy
20 13 (11.21%) 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:

Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) Wireless
2 9 (7.76%) Bluetooth
3 8 (6.90%) Internet
4 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.45%) 3GPP
6 4 (3.45%) HTTP
6 4 (3.45%) LTE
6 4 (3.45%) ZigBee
7 2 (1.72%) DNS
7 2 (1.72%) SSL
7 2 (1.72%) X.509
8 1 (0.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (18.97%) Selenium
2 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 15 (12.93%) Bugzilla
3 15 (12.93%) JIRA
4 13 (11.21%) Cucumber
5 10 (8.62%) JUnit
6 9 (7.76%) NUnit
7 6 (5.17%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.31%) JMeter
9 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.45%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.59%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.72%) Capybara
11 2 (1.72%) Gatling
11 2 (1.72%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.72%) WATIR
11 2 (1.72%) YouTrack
12 1 (0.86%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.93%) Finance
3 12 (10.34%) Electronics
4 3 (2.59%) Automotive
5 2 (1.72%) Law
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.66%) Web Services
2 10 (8.62%) RESTful
3 6 (5.17%) Gherkin
3 6 (5.17%) XML
4 4 (3.45%) REST
4 4 (3.45%) WPF
5 3 (2.59%) .NET
5 3 (2.59%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (1.72%) Qt
6 2 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 19 (16.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.31%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.45%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.59%) Statistics
7 2 (1.72%) User Experience
8 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.86%) Physics
8 1 (0.86%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Linux
2 18 (15.52%) Windows
3 5 (4.31%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.45%) Android
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (56.90%) Test Automation
3 52 (44.83%) Scrum
4 37 (31.90%) Automated Testing
5 33 (28.45%) Manual Testing
6 29 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 25 (21.55%) Software Testing
8 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 16 (13.79%) Exploratory Testing
10 13 (11.21%) Test Strategy
11 11 (9.48%) Defect Tracking
11 11 (9.48%) Regression Testing
12 9 (7.76%) OO
13 8 (6.90%) BDD
13 8 (6.90%) Open Source
14 7 (6.03%) Signal Processing
15 6 (5.17%) API Testing
15 6 (5.17%) Digital Signal Processing
15 6 (5.17%) Machine Learning
15 6 (5.17%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (62.07%) Python
2 29 (25.00%) C#
3 21 (18.10%) Perl
4 20 (17.24%) Java
4 20 (17.24%) Ruby
5 15 (12.93%) C++
6 12 (10.34%) C
7 10 (8.62%) Tcl
8 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.72%) Delphi
11 2 (1.72%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (43.97%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) ISEB
3 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (37.07%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Firmware
2 3 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (3.45%) Apple
2 1 (0.86%) IBM
2 1 (0.86%) Intel
2 1 (0.86%) SAP
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