Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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

Senior Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 152 146
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 46 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.54% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 14
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -27.97% +24.21%
10th Percentile £46,000 £38,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £58,750 £59,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -27.97% +24.21%

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 2,886 2,495 2,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.82% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,990 1,888 2,096
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,641
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.11% +2.68%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,825 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer 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 in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Senior Test Engineer 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 Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (78.26%) Test Automation
2 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (56.52%) Degree
4 23 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 22 (47.83%) Computer Science
6 19 (41.30%) Mathematics
7 18 (39.13%) Python
8 17 (36.96%) Manual Testing
9 16 (34.78%) Finance
10 15 (32.61%) Capital Modelling
11 14 (30.43%) Reactive Extensions
11 14 (30.43%) Linux
11 14 (30.43%) WPF
11 14 (30.43%) Usability Testing
12 13 (28.26%) Statistics
12 13 (28.26%) C#
13 7 (15.22%) SpecFlow
13 7 (15.22%) NUnit
13 7 (15.22%) Selenium
14 6 (13.04%) QA
14 6 (13.04%) OO
15 5 (10.87%) Firmware
15 5 (10.87%) Electronics
15 5 (10.87%) Wireless
15 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
15 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
15 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
16 4 (8.70%) RESTful
16 4 (8.70%) Marketing
16 4 (8.70%) Robotics

Senior Test Engineer 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 5 (10.87%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
1 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) NUnit
1 7 (15.22%) Selenium
1 7 (15.22%) SpecFlow
2 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
2 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.35%) xUnit.net
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Electronics
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Reactive Extensions
1 14 (30.43%) WPF
2 4 (8.70%) RESTful
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Robotics
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Test Automation
2 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 19 (41.30%) Mathematics
5 17 (36.96%) Manual Testing
6 15 (32.61%) Capital Modelling
7 14 (30.43%) Usability Testing
8 13 (28.26%) Statistics
9 6 (13.04%) OO
10 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.70%) Analytics
11 4 (8.70%) Coaching
11 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.70%) Nanotechnology
11 4 (8.70%) QA Automation
11 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
11 4 (8.70%) Test Planning
12 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (6.52%) Financial Modelling
12 3 (6.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Python
2 13 (28.26%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) C++
3 4 (8.70%) Perl
3 4 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.35%) TOWER Software