Period
to 12 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer in Test was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

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

Developer in Test
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 134 117
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer in Test 58 13 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.81% 0.56% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.58% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 13 46
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £38,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3110 2244 2752
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.22% 97.35% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2356 1877 2376
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Developer in Test
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Developer in Test in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Test in Cambridge

Developer in Test
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Developer in Test in Cambridge

Developer in Test
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Test in Cambridge over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Test in Cambridge

Developer in Test Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, Developer in Test 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 Cambridge region featuring Developer in Test in the job title.

1 46 (79.31%) Java
1 46 (79.31%) Test Automation
2 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (56.90%) SDET
4 27 (46.55%) Degree
4 27 (46.55%) C#
5 26 (44.83%) NUnit
6 23 (39.66%) Computer Science
6 23 (39.66%) Exploratory Testing
7 20 (34.48%) Regression Testing
7 20 (34.48%) Cucumber
8 19 (32.76%) Selenium
9 17 (29.31%) JIRA
9 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
9 17 (29.31%) C++
10 16 (27.59%) Code Coverage
10 16 (27.59%) Finance
10 16 (27.59%) Mathematics
10 16 (27.59%) User Stories
11 15 (25.86%) Python
12 13 (22.41%) Algorithms
13 12 (20.69%) Smart Energy
13 12 (20.69%) JBehave
13 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
13 12 (20.69%) SQL
13 12 (20.69%) Performance Testing
13 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
13 12 (20.69%) Financial Modelling
14 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (18.97%) JUnit

Developer in Test Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Big Data
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (44.83%) NUnit
2 20 (34.48%) Cucumber
3 19 (32.76%) Selenium
4 17 (29.31%) JIRA
5 12 (20.69%) JBehave
6 11 (18.97%) JUnit
7 10 (17.24%) JMeter
7 10 (17.24%) LoadRunner
7 10 (17.24%) YouTrack
8 6 (10.34%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) WPF
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.41%) Algorithms
3 12 (20.69%) Smart Energy
4 10 (17.24%) Internet of Things
5 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (12.07%) Smart City
7 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Android
1 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Test Automation
2 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (56.90%) SDET
4 23 (39.66%) Exploratory Testing
5 20 (34.48%) Regression Testing
6 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
7 16 (27.59%) Code Coverage
7 16 (27.59%) Mathematics
7 16 (27.59%) User Stories
8 12 (20.69%) Financial Modelling
8 12 (20.69%) Performance Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
9 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (18.97%) OO
10 10 (17.24%) Analytics
10 10 (17.24%) Capital Modelling
11 8 (13.79%) Multithreading
12 7 (12.07%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (12.07%) Smart City Simulations
12 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 46 (79.31%) Java
2 27 (46.55%) C#
3 17 (29.31%) C++
4 15 (25.86%) Python
5 12 (20.69%) SQL
6 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
6 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
7 8 (13.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) Groovy
8 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (46.55%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (5.17%) ISEB
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) TOWER Software