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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 76 83 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 59 49 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.09% 2.29% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 2.33% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 91
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
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
1859 2102 2451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.23% 98.04% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1748 2029
Median salary £44,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +16 55 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Peterborough - 1 - - 1
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 68 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (56.78%) Degree
3 52 (44.07%) Test Automation
4 48 (40.68%) Python
5 39 (33.05%) SQL
5 39 (33.05%) QA
6 33 (27.97%) Scrum
7 32 (27.12%) Java
8 30 (25.42%) Software Testing
9 28 (23.73%) Software Engineering
10 27 (22.88%) Manual Testing
10 27 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (21.19%) Automation Testing
12 23 (19.49%) Automated Testing
12 23 (19.49%) Perl
12 23 (19.49%) C#
12 23 (19.49%) Web Services
12 23 (19.49%) ISEB
12 23 (19.49%) SDLC
13 19 (16.10%) Regression Testing
13 19 (16.10%) Performance Testing
13 19 (16.10%) Selenium
14 17 (14.41%) Computer Science
14 17 (14.41%) OO
15 16 (13.56%) .NET
15 16 (13.56%) JavaScript
16 15 (12.71%) Finance
17 14 (11.86%) JIRA
17 14 (11.86%) HTTP
17 14 (11.86%) REST

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.86%) HTTP
2 2 (1.69%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.85%) OFDM
3 1 (0.85%) RS-232
3 1 (0.85%) VPN
3 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Selenium
2 14 (11.86%) JIRA
3 12 (10.17%) Bugzilla
3 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.78%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.08%) Fiddler
5 6 (5.08%) JUnit
5 6 (5.08%) NUnit
6 5 (4.24%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.54%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.54%) Subversion
8 2 (1.69%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.85%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.85%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.85%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.85%) YouTrack
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Electronics
3 7 (5.93%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.49%) Web Services
2 16 (13.56%) .NET
3 14 (11.86%) REST
4 9 (7.63%) XML
5 7 (5.93%) RESTful
6 6 (5.08%) Gherkin
6 6 (5.08%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (2.54%) HTML
7 3 (2.54%) J2EE
8 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.69%) EDI
9 1 (0.85%) JMS
9 1 (0.85%) Middleware
9 1 (0.85%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (0.85%) SOAP
9 1 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.41%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.86%) User Experience
4 12 (10.17%) Mathematics
4 12 (10.17%) Mobile App
5 10 (8.47%) iPad
6 6 (5.08%) Life Science
7 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.02%) Linux
2 11 (9.32%) Windows
3 7 (5.93%) Unix
4 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Solaris
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.07%) Test Automation
3 33 (27.97%) Scrum
4 30 (25.42%) Software Testing
5 28 (23.73%) Software Engineering
6 27 (22.88%) Manual Testing
7 25 (21.19%) Automation Testing
8 23 (19.49%) Automated Testing
8 23 (19.49%) SDLC
9 19 (16.10%) Performance Testing
9 19 (16.10%) Regression Testing
10 17 (14.41%) OO
11 13 (11.02%) Defect Tracking
12 12 (10.17%) Analytics
12 12 (10.17%) TDD
12 12 (10.17%) Test Strategy
12 12 (10.17%) User Stories
12 12 (10.17%) V-Model
12 12 (10.17%) Waterfall
13 11 (9.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.68%) Python
2 39 (33.05%) SQL
3 32 (27.12%) Java
4 23 (19.49%) C#
4 23 (19.49%) Perl
5 16 (13.56%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.32%) Delphi
7 10 (8.47%) C++
7 10 (8.47%) Ruby
8 3 (2.54%) C
9 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) Tcl
9 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 67 (56.78%) Degree
2 23 (19.49%) ISEB
3 10 (8.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.05%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.85%) Xen
1 1 (0.85%) XenApp
1 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Roku
3 4 (3.39%) VMware
4 3 (2.54%) Coverity
4 3 (2.54%) EMC
4 3 (2.54%) Perforce
5 2 (1.69%) Twitter
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) Dell
6 1 (0.85%) Facebook
6 1 (0.85%) NetApp
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle
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