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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 49 46 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 91 108 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.33% 4.92% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 5.14% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 82 99 52
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2025 2100 2432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.34% 95.76% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1779 2111
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,804 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -5 77 £40,000 +2.56% 15
Huntingdon - 2 £47,500 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 108 (54.82%) Degree
2 85 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (42.13%) Python
4 72 (36.55%) Software Engineering
5 66 (33.50%) QA
6 57 (28.93%) Computer Science
7 53 (26.90%) C#
8 52 (26.40%) SQL
9 50 (25.38%) Test Automation
10 47 (23.86%) Linux
11 44 (22.34%) Mathematics
12 43 (21.83%) Automated Testing
13 42 (21.32%) Scrum
14 40 (20.30%) C
15 39 (19.80%) Software Testing
16 33 (16.75%) Regression Testing
17 28 (14.21%) Windows
18 27 (13.71%) Test Scripting
18 27 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (13.20%) Test Strategy
19 26 (13.20%) OO
19 26 (13.20%) .NET
19 26 (13.20%) Java
19 26 (13.20%) Finance
20 25 (12.69%) Embedded Systems
21 23 (11.68%) Manual Testing
21 23 (11.68%) Selenium
21 23 (11.68%) C++
22 22 (11.17%) Delphi
22 22 (11.17%) Microsoft

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.09%) Internet
2 11 (5.58%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.08%) Wireless
4 9 (4.57%) HTTP
5 7 (3.55%) ICMP
6 4 (2.03%) LTE
6 4 (2.03%) DNS
6 4 (2.03%) SSL
6 4 (2.03%) 3G
7 3 (1.52%) 3GPP
7 3 (1.52%) DHCP
8 2 (1.02%) DECT
8 2 (1.02%) VPN
8 2 (1.02%) VLAN
8 2 (1.02%) 2G
8 2 (1.02%) TETRA
8 2 (1.02%) 4G
9 1 (0.51%) RNC
9 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.51%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (11.68%) Selenium
2 22 (11.17%) JIRA
3 6 (3.05%) JMeter
3 6 (3.05%) Bugzilla
4 5 (2.54%) Ant
4 5 (2.54%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.03%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.03%) NUnit
6 3 (1.52%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.52%) Calabash
6 3 (1.52%) WatiN
7 2 (1.02%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.02%) QADirector
7 2 (1.02%) TestNG
7 2 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.02%) Behat
7 2 (1.02%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.02%) WinRunner
7 2 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.02%) JUnit
General
1 26 (13.20%) Finance
2 12 (6.09%) Marketing
3 8 (4.06%) Electronics
4 5 (2.54%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.02%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.20%) .NET
2 13 (6.60%) HTML
3 11 (5.58%) Web Services
3 11 (5.58%) XML
4 7 (3.55%) REST
5 5 (2.54%) XSL
5 5 (2.54%) Ajax
6 2 (1.02%) CSS
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.51%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 57 (28.93%) Computer Science
2 44 (22.34%) Mathematics
3 27 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (12.69%) Embedded Systems
5 20 (10.15%) User Experience
6 16 (8.12%) Cryptography
7 11 (5.58%) Mobile App
8 8 (4.06%) Internet of Things
9 7 (3.55%) Open Source
10 5 (2.54%) Smart Meter
11 4 (2.03%) Life Science
11 4 (2.03%) Chemistry
11 4 (2.03%) Biology
11 4 (2.03%) GIS
11 4 (2.03%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.52%) Physics
12 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
13 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 2 (1.02%) PKI
13 2 (1.02%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.86%) Linux
2 28 (14.21%) Windows
3 20 (10.15%) Android
4 9 (4.57%) UNIX
4 9 (4.57%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.06%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.02%) VMS
6 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.51%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (36.55%) Software Engineering
3 50 (25.38%) Test Automation
4 43 (21.83%) Automated Testing
5 42 (21.32%) Scrum
6 39 (19.80%) Software Testing
7 33 (16.75%) Regression Testing
8 27 (13.71%) Test Scripting
9 26 (13.20%) OO
9 26 (13.20%) Test Strategy
10 23 (11.68%) Manual Testing
11 21 (10.66%) Mentoring
12 18 (9.14%) User Stories
12 18 (9.14%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (9.14%) Information Security
13 17 (8.63%) Unit Testing
13 17 (8.63%) Analytics
14 16 (8.12%) Automation Testing
15 12 (6.09%) Data Protection
16 11 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (42.13%) Python
2 53 (26.90%) C#
3 52 (26.40%) SQL
4 40 (20.30%) C
5 26 (13.20%) Java
6 23 (11.68%) C++
7 22 (11.17%) Delphi
8 18 (9.14%) Perl
9 15 (7.61%) JavaScript
10 12 (6.09%) Ruby
11 7 (3.55%) PHP
12 4 (2.03%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.52%) TTCN
14 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.51%) F#
Qualifications
1 108 (54.82%) Degree
2 22 (11.17%) ISTQB
3 20 (10.15%) ISEB
4 8 (4.06%) VCP4
5 7 (3.55%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.55%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.05%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (33.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) Firmware
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.06%) Perforce
3 7 (3.55%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle
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