The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 107 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
Senior Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1466 1563 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.96% 96.96% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1237 1178
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 14 (66.67%) Perl
2 14 (66.67%) Python
3 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
3 11 (52.38%) Degree
4 10 (47.62%) QA
5 9 (42.86%) JIRA
6 8 (38.10%) Java
7 7 (33.33%) SDLC
7 7 (33.33%) Perforce
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) HTML
7 7 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) REST
8 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) SOAP
10 3 (14.29%) Scrum
10 3 (14.29%) Android
10 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
11 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
11 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
11 2 (9.52%) Selenium
11 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
11 2 (9.52%) Life Science

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Bluetooth
1 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (23.81%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) QA Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Perl
1 14 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Perforce