The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 49 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 125 65 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.94% 2.33% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 2.43% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 117 55 70
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2404 2670 2959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.98% 95.84% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 2352 2455
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Engineer
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +28 103 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Ely - 4 £50,000 -
Peterborough -2 2 £41,000 +22.38%
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 104 (55.61%) Python
2 85 (45.45%) Degree
3 77 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 68 (36.36%) Java
5 66 (35.29%) QA
6 61 (32.62%) Perl
7 56 (29.95%) Linux
8 52 (27.81%) Test Scripting
9 47 (25.13%) Manual Testing
10 46 (24.60%) Wireless
11 44 (23.53%) Automated Testing
12 43 (22.99%) C
12 43 (22.99%) C#
13 42 (22.46%) C++
13 42 (22.46%) SQL
14 40 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (19.25%) Windows
15 36 (19.25%) Ruby
15 36 (19.25%) Software Testing
16 29 (15.51%) JavaScript
16 29 (15.51%) Finance
17 26 (13.90%) Regression Testing
18 25 (13.37%) RAD
19 23 (12.30%) OO
19 23 (12.30%) Computer Science
20 22 (11.76%) Mac OS X
20 22 (11.76%) Scrum
21 20 (10.70%) Automotive
22 19 (10.16%) Wi-Fi
23 18 (9.63%) TTCN

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.67%) MS Office
2 4 (2.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (24.60%) Wireless
2 19 (10.16%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (8.02%) Bluetooth
4 14 (7.49%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.95%) HTTP
6 12 (6.42%) SSL
6 12 (6.42%) STUN
6 12 (6.42%) X.509
7 8 (4.28%) ZigBee
8 7 (3.74%) LTE
9 6 (3.21%) UMTS
9 6 (3.21%) GPRS
9 6 (3.21%) GSM
10 2 (1.07%) LAN
10 2 (1.07%) 3G
10 2 (1.07%) 2G
11 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.53%) SSH
11 1 (0.53%) TETRA
11 1 (0.53%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.28%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Bugzilla
2 6 (3.21%) LabVIEW
2 6 (3.21%) JMeter
2 6 (3.21%) Selenium
3 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.60%) JIRA
3 3 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.07%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.07%) WATIR
4 2 (1.07%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.07%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.07%) Sahi
4 2 (1.07%) Hudson
4 2 (1.07%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (1.07%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.53%) Redmine
5 1 (0.53%) SCons
5 1 (0.53%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (15.51%) Finance
2 20 (10.70%) Automotive
3 14 (7.49%) Multimedia
4 8 (4.28%) Electronics
5 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.88%) Web Services
2 10 (5.35%) XML
3 9 (4.81%) Ajax
3 9 (4.81%) XSL
3 9 (4.81%) HTML
4 8 (4.28%) J2SE
4 8 (4.28%) RESTful
5 6 (3.21%) REST
6 5 (2.67%) .NET
7 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.53%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.81%) Mathematics
3 7 (3.74%) Firmware
4 6 (3.21%) Social Media
4 6 (3.21%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.14%) Handset
7 3 (1.60%) Physics
8 2 (1.07%) Statistics
9 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.53%) DTV
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.95%) Linux
2 36 (19.25%) Windows
3 22 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 11 (5.88%) UNIX
5 5 (2.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.07%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (41.18%) Test Automation
2 52 (27.81%) Test Scripting
3 47 (25.13%) Manual Testing
4 44 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 40 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (19.25%) Software Testing
7 26 (13.90%) Regression Testing
8 25 (13.37%) RAD
9 23 (12.30%) OO
10 22 (11.76%) Scrum
11 17 (9.09%) Validation
12 12 (6.42%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (6.42%) Performance Testing
12 12 (6.42%) Automation Testing
13 10 (5.35%) Test Strategy
13 10 (5.35%) Security Testing
14 8 (4.28%) Use Case
14 8 (4.28%) Multithreading
15 7 (3.74%) Financial Modelling
15 7 (3.74%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (55.61%) Python
2 68 (36.36%) Java
3 61 (32.62%) Perl
4 43 (22.99%) C
4 43 (22.99%) C#
5 42 (22.46%) C++
5 42 (22.46%) SQL
6 36 (19.25%) Ruby
7 29 (15.51%) JavaScript
8 18 (9.63%) TTCN
9 14 (7.49%) Tcl
10 11 (5.88%) PHP
11 8 (4.28%) Scala
12 5 (2.67%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.14%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.60%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.07%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.07%) VBScript
15 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.07%) F#
Qualifications
1 85 (45.45%) Degree
2 15 (8.02%) ISEB
3 12 (6.42%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.53%) HND
4 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (4.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.60%) Red Gate
2 3 (1.60%) Adobe
3 2 (1.07%) Atmel
4 1 (0.53%) Perforce
4 1 (0.53%) MKS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle
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