The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 97 112 109
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 6 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.50% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.42% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1148 1444 1416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.51% 97.37% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1129 1165
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior Test Engineer 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 Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Python
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 4 (28.57%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) QA
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.14%) JUnit
8 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) C#
8 1 (7.14%) C++
8 1 (7.14%) Finance

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
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