Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 155 139
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 34 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.42% 0.56% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.57% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 14
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.05% +20.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,875 £41,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £60,875 £59,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -21.05% +20.00%

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 2,301 2,612 2,305
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 97.97% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,681 2,019 1,909
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 31 (91.18%) Test Automation
2 21 (61.76%) Software Testing
3 19 (55.88%) Degree
4 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (44.12%) Finance
5 15 (44.12%) C#
5 15 (44.12%) Mathematics
5 15 (44.12%) Computer Science
6 14 (41.18%) WPF
6 14 (41.18%) Usability Testing
6 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
6 14 (41.18%) Reactive Extensions
6 14 (41.18%) Capital Modelling
7 13 (38.24%) Statistics
7 13 (38.24%) Python
8 12 (35.29%) Linux
9 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
9 10 (29.41%) Reinsurance
10 9 (26.47%) QA
11 7 (20.59%) OO
12 6 (17.65%) Java
13 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
13 5 (14.71%) RESTful
13 5 (14.71%) Selenium
13 5 (14.71%) C++
13 5 (14.71%) Web Services
13 5 (14.71%) Scrum
14 4 (11.76%) NUnit
14 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
14 4 (11.76%) PHP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Selenium
2 4 (11.76%) NUnit
2 4 (11.76%) SpecFlow
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.88%) xUnit.net
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) TestRail
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Reactive Extensions
1 14 (41.18%) WPF
2 5 (14.71%) RESTful
2 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) X-Windows
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) React
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Computer Science
2 10 (29.41%) Reinsurance
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Test Automation
2 21 (61.76%) Software Testing
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) Mathematics
5 14 (41.18%) Capital Modelling
5 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
5 14 (41.18%) Usability Testing
6 13 (38.24%) Statistics
7 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
8 7 (20.59%) OO
9 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
9 5 (14.71%) Scrum
10 4 (11.76%) Coaching
10 4 (11.76%) QA Automation
10 4 (11.76%) Software Delivery
10 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
10 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) C#
2 13 (38.24%) Python
3 6 (17.65%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) C++
5 4 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft