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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 72 48 91
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 63 118 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.98% 4.74% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 4.98% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 56 110 52
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
2053 2369 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.02% 95.06% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1992 2329
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -13 55 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Huntingdon - 1 £47,500 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 90 (52.94%) Degree
2 84 (49.41%) Python
3 77 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (39.41%) QA
5 58 (34.12%) Software Engineering
6 50 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 49 (28.82%) SQL
8 47 (27.65%) Linux
8 47 (27.65%) Scrum
9 45 (26.47%) Computer Science
10 37 (21.76%) C#
11 35 (20.59%) Automated Testing
12 31 (18.24%) Software Testing
12 31 (18.24%) C
13 28 (16.47%) Selenium
14 26 (15.29%) JIRA
15 24 (14.12%) Mathematics
15 24 (14.12%) Regression Testing
15 24 (14.12%) Android
16 23 (13.53%) Manual Testing
17 22 (12.94%) Windows
18 21 (12.35%) C++
18 21 (12.35%) Java
18 21 (12.35%) Test Scripting
18 21 (12.35%) Embedded Systems
19 20 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (11.76%) Perl
20 19 (11.18%) ISTQB
21 18 (10.59%) .NET
22 17 (10.00%) OO

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Project
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) Internet
2 9 (5.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.71%) Wireless
4 7 (4.12%) HTTP
5 6 (3.53%) ICMP
6 4 (2.35%) 3G
6 4 (2.35%) LTE
7 3 (1.76%) 3GPP
7 3 (1.76%) DNS
8 2 (1.18%) SSL
8 2 (1.18%) DHCP
8 2 (1.18%) 2G
8 2 (1.18%) 4G
9 1 (0.59%) TETRA
9 1 (0.59%) RNC
9 1 (0.59%) VLAN
9 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.59%) NFC
9 1 (0.59%) Firewall
9 1 (0.59%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (16.47%) Selenium
2 26 (15.29%) JIRA
3 8 (4.71%) Bugzilla
4 7 (4.12%) NUnit
4 7 (4.12%) JMeter
5 6 (3.53%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.94%) Ant
7 4 (2.35%) JUnit
7 4 (2.35%) QADirector
8 3 (1.76%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.76%) WatiN
8 3 (1.76%) Calabash
8 3 (1.76%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.18%) TestNG
9 2 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.18%) Behat
9 2 (1.18%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.18%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (8.24%) Marketing
2 12 (7.06%) Finance
3 10 (5.88%) Electronics
4 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.59%) .NET
2 13 (7.65%) HTML
3 12 (7.06%) XML
4 10 (5.88%) Web Services
5 5 (2.94%) REST
6 2 (1.18%) XSL
6 2 (1.18%) Ajax
6 2 (1.18%) CSS
7 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.59%) RESTful
7 1 (0.59%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.59%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.12%) Mathematics
3 21 (12.35%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (8.24%) Mobile App
6 13 (7.65%) User Experience
7 12 (7.06%) Cryptography
8 10 (5.88%) Internet of Things
9 8 (4.71%) Open Source
10 5 (2.94%) Smart Meter
10 5 (2.94%) Visualisation
11 4 (2.35%) Life Science
11 4 (2.35%) Chemistry
11 4 (2.35%) Biology
12 3 (1.76%) Physics
12 3 (1.76%) PMI
12 3 (1.76%) GIS
13 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 2 (1.18%) Handset
13 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.65%) Linux
2 24 (14.12%) Android
3 22 (12.94%) Windows
4 12 (7.06%) UNIX
5 9 (5.29%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.71%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.18%) VMS
7 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.59%) Tizen
8 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (34.12%) Software Engineering
3 50 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 47 (27.65%) Scrum
5 35 (20.59%) Automated Testing
6 31 (18.24%) Software Testing
7 24 (14.12%) Regression Testing
8 23 (13.53%) Manual Testing
9 21 (12.35%) Test Scripting
10 17 (10.00%) OO
11 16 (9.41%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.82%) Test Strategy
13 14 (8.24%) Automation Testing
13 14 (8.24%) Information Security
13 14 (8.24%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (7.06%) User Stories
15 11 (6.47%) Analytics
15 11 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (6.47%) Load Testing
16 9 (5.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (49.41%) Python
2 49 (28.82%) SQL
3 37 (21.76%) C#
4 31 (18.24%) C
5 21 (12.35%) C++
5 21 (12.35%) Java
6 20 (11.76%) Perl
7 12 (7.06%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.06%) Delphi
8 10 (5.88%) Ruby
9 4 (2.35%) PHP
10 2 (1.18%) TTCN
10 2 (1.18%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 90 (52.94%) Degree
2 19 (11.18%) ISTQB
3 16 (9.41%) ISEB
4 5 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (39.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Firmware
2 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.06%) Perforce
3 3 (1.76%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle
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