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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 43 60 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 101 71 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.40% 3.43% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 3.57% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 88 63 57
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
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
2186 1991 2478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.25% 96.32% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1656 2155
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +21 89 £40,000 +8.84% 10
Huntingdon - 1 £47,500 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 96 (52.17%) Degree
2 79 (42.93%) Python
3 75 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (36.41%) Software Engineering
5 64 (34.78%) QA
6 55 (29.89%) C#
7 53 (28.80%) Computer Science
8 46 (25.00%) SQL
8 46 (25.00%) C
9 45 (24.46%) Linux
10 43 (23.37%) Automated Testing
11 42 (22.83%) Test Automation
12 39 (21.20%) Mathematics
13 36 (19.57%) Java
14 34 (18.48%) Software Testing
15 33 (17.93%) Scrum
15 33 (17.93%) C++
16 32 (17.39%) Test Scripting
17 31 (16.85%) Windows
18 30 (16.30%) Regression Testing
19 27 (14.67%) Finance
20 24 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (11.96%) Test Strategy
21 22 (11.96%) .NET
21 22 (11.96%) OO
22 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
22 21 (11.41%) ISTQB
22 21 (11.41%) JIRA
22 21 (11.41%) Embedded Systems
22 21 (11.41%) Manual Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS Project
3 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.07%) TCP/IP
1 13 (7.07%) Wireless
2 12 (6.52%) Internet
3 9 (4.89%) HTTP
4 6 (3.26%) DNS
5 5 (2.72%) VLAN
5 5 (2.72%) ICMP
6 4 (2.17%) SSL
7 3 (1.63%) IPv6
7 3 (1.63%) 3G
7 3 (1.63%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.63%) NAS
7 3 (1.63%) 4G
8 2 (1.09%) LTE
8 2 (1.09%) DECT
8 2 (1.09%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.09%) WAN
8 2 (1.09%) DHCP
8 2 (1.09%) OSPF
8 2 (1.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (11.41%) JIRA
2 19 (10.33%) Selenium
3 6 (3.26%) WebDriver
3 6 (3.26%) Bugzilla
4 5 (2.72%) JMeter
4 5 (2.72%) Ant
5 4 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.63%) NUnit
6 3 (1.63%) Calabash
6 3 (1.63%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.63%) WatiN
7 2 (1.09%) Behat
7 2 (1.09%) TestNG
7 2 (1.09%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.09%) TestLink
7 2 (1.09%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.09%) JUnit
7 2 (1.09%) WinRunner
7 2 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (14.67%) Finance
2 10 (5.43%) Multimedia
3 7 (3.80%) Marketing
4 6 (3.26%) Electronics
5 4 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.96%) .NET
2 18 (9.78%) HTML
3 16 (8.70%) XML
4 11 (5.98%) Web Services
5 7 (3.80%) Ajax
5 7 (3.80%) XSL
5 7 (3.80%) REST
6 2 (1.09%) CSS
7 1 (0.54%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 53 (28.80%) Computer Science
2 39 (21.20%) Mathematics
3 24 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (11.41%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (9.24%) User Experience
6 15 (8.15%) Cryptography
7 7 (3.80%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.80%) Open Source
8 5 (2.72%) Smart Meter
9 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.17%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.17%) GIS
9 4 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.17%) Life Science
9 4 (2.17%) Chemistry
9 4 (2.17%) Biology
10 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.09%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.09%) Physics
10 2 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.46%) Linux
2 31 (16.85%) Windows
3 14 (7.61%) UNIX
4 13 (7.07%) Android
5 8 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.54%) Tizen
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (36.41%) Software Engineering
3 43 (23.37%) Automated Testing
4 42 (22.83%) Test Automation
5 34 (18.48%) Software Testing
6 33 (17.93%) Scrum
7 32 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 30 (16.30%) Regression Testing
9 22 (11.96%) Test Strategy
9 22 (11.96%) OO
10 21 (11.41%) Manual Testing
11 18 (9.78%) Mentoring
12 17 (9.24%) Unit Testing
13 16 (8.70%) Information Security
13 16 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (7.61%) Analytics
14 14 (7.61%) User Stories
14 14 (7.61%) Automation Testing
15 11 (5.98%) Financial Modelling
15 11 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (42.93%) Python
2 55 (29.89%) C#
3 46 (25.00%) SQL
3 46 (25.00%) C
4 36 (19.57%) Java
5 33 (17.93%) C++
6 19 (10.33%) Delphi
7 18 (9.78%) Perl
8 16 (8.70%) JavaScript
9 13 (7.07%) Ruby
10 9 (4.89%) PHP
10 9 (4.89%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.72%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.09%) TTCN
13 1 (0.54%) Groovy
13 1 (0.54%) F#
Qualifications
1 96 (52.17%) Degree
2 21 (11.41%) ISTQB
3 19 (10.33%) ISEB
4 6 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.72%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.09%) CCNA
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) Firmware
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.35%) TOWER Software
2 8 (4.35%) Perforce
3 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
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