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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 106 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 0.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1674 1406 1790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.11% 96.57% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1127 1499
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
5 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
6 5 (27.78%) Wireless
6 5 (27.78%) QA
6 5 (27.78%) Internet
6 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
6 5 (27.78%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Perl
7 4 (22.22%) HTTP
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) Network Management
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Ruby
8 3 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (16.67%) Mobile App

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Wireless
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) LTE
3 1 (5.56%) 4G
3 1 (5.56%) 3G
3 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) JMeter
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) WATIR
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.56%) QADirector
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Life Science
5 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Chemistry
5 1 (5.56%) Biology
5 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
5 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
2 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Network Management
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 3 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) C
7 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Perforce