Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer in Test was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 141 125
Rank change year-on-year -8 -16 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer in Test 34 7 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.04% 0.31% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.32% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 42
Cambridge median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £37,850
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,000 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% +11.11%

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 3,174 2,180 2,901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 97.19% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,321 1,794 2,384
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018, Developer in Test job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Developer in Test in the job title.

1 31 (91.18%) SDET
2 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
3 26 (76.47%) C#
4 23 (67.65%) NUnit
5 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (61.76%) Exploratory Testing
6 19 (55.88%) Finance
7 17 (50.00%) Java
8 16 (47.06%) Algorithms
9 15 (44.12%) User Stories
9 15 (44.12%) Regression Testing
9 15 (44.12%) Code Coverage
9 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
10 13 (38.24%) Mathematics
10 13 (38.24%) Financial Modelling
10 13 (38.24%) Performance Testing
10 13 (38.24%) Unit Testing
10 13 (38.24%) SQL
10 13 (38.24%) Python
10 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
11 12 (35.29%) Selenium
11 12 (35.29%) Analytics
11 12 (35.29%) Capital Modelling
12 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
12 11 (32.35%) OO
13 10 (29.41%) C++
13 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (29.41%) MVVM
13 10 (29.41%) WPF
13 10 (29.41%) Statistics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (67.65%) NUnit
2 12 (35.29%) Selenium
3 10 (29.41%) JIRA
3 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
5 5 (14.71%) JUnit
6 4 (11.76%) JMeter
6 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
6 4 (11.76%) YouTrack
7 3 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) WPF
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Algorithms
2 6 (17.65%) Smart City
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Android
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) SDET
2 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
3 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (61.76%) Exploratory Testing
4 15 (44.12%) Code Coverage
4 15 (44.12%) Regression Testing
4 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
4 15 (44.12%) User Stories
5 13 (38.24%) Financial Modelling
5 13 (38.24%) Mathematics
5 13 (38.24%) Performance Testing
5 13 (38.24%) Unit Testing
6 12 (35.29%) Analytics
6 12 (35.29%) Capital Modelling
7 11 (32.35%) OO
7 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
8 10 (29.41%) MVVM
8 10 (29.41%) Statistics
9 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (17.65%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (38.24%) Python
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) C++
5 7 (20.59%) Ruby
6 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
7 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) TOWER Software