The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 76 56
Rank change year-on-year +10 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 59 62 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.40% 2.84% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 2.92% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 59 54 75
Median salary £47,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.25% -1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1657 2126 2049
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.45% 97.43% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1663 1686
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,875 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer 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 in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer 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 March 2017. 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 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 -2 48 £47,500 +20.25% 17
Peterborough +7 5 £45,000 - 2
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 75 (70.09%) Python
2 63 (58.88%) Degree
2 63 (58.88%) Test Automation
3 59 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (49.53%) Automated Testing
5 51 (47.66%) Test Scripting
6 33 (30.84%) Electronics
6 33 (30.84%) C#
7 32 (29.91%) Telecoms
8 30 (28.04%) Wireless
9 26 (24.30%) Scrum
9 26 (24.30%) Linux
10 25 (23.36%) QA
11 22 (20.56%) Manual Testing
12 21 (19.63%) Selenium
13 20 (18.69%) Mathematics
13 20 (18.69%) Software Testing
14 18 (16.82%) Perl
14 18 (16.82%) Windows
15 17 (15.89%) Mobile App
16 16 (14.95%) Signal Processing
16 16 (14.95%) Jenkins
16 16 (14.95%) Tcl
16 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
17 15 (14.02%) Finance
17 15 (14.02%) Embedded Systems
17 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (13.08%) Test Strategy
18 14 (13.08%) Digital Signal Processing
18 14 (13.08%) Configuration Management

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.04%) Wireless
2 4 (3.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.93%) ICMP
3 1 (0.93%) SAN
3 1 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.28%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Selenium
2 16 (14.95%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.21%) Bugzilla
4 10 (9.35%) Cucumber
5 9 (8.41%) NUnit
6 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.74%) HP UFT
7 4 (3.74%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.80%) JUnit
8 3 (2.80%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.87%) JIRA
9 2 (1.87%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.93%) Ant
10 1 (0.93%) Capybara
10 1 (0.93%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.93%) JMeter
10 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.93%) TestLink
10 1 (0.93%) WATIR
General
1 33 (30.84%) Electronics
2 32 (29.91%) Telecoms
3 15 (14.02%) Finance
4 3 (2.80%) Automotive
4 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) WPF
2 3 (2.80%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) Qt
3 2 (1.87%) CSS
3 2 (1.87%) HTML
3 2 (1.87%) RESTful
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Mobile App
2 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.02%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (6.54%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.30%) Linux
2 18 (16.82%) Windows
3 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.88%) Test Automation
2 59 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (49.53%) Automated Testing
4 51 (47.66%) Test Scripting
5 26 (24.30%) Scrum
6 22 (20.56%) Manual Testing
7 20 (18.69%) Mathematics
7 20 (18.69%) Software Testing
8 16 (14.95%) Signal Processing
8 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
9 14 (13.08%) Configuration Management
9 14 (13.08%) Digital Signal Processing
9 14 (13.08%) Test Strategy
10 12 (11.21%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (10.28%) Defect Tracking
11 11 (10.28%) Regression Testing
12 9 (8.41%) Automation Testing
13 8 (7.48%) OO
13 8 (7.48%) Performance Testing
13 8 (7.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (70.09%) Python
2 33 (30.84%) C#
3 18 (16.82%) Perl
4 16 (14.95%) Tcl
5 13 (12.15%) Ruby
6 12 (11.21%) C
7 9 (8.41%) C++
8 8 (7.48%) SQL
9 6 (5.61%) Java
10 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.87%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 63 (58.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.36%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Firmware
2 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) KVM
3 2 (1.87%) Xen
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) TOWER Software
3 3 (2.80%) VMware
4 2 (1.87%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Brocade
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) Intel
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