Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £55,000 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.

Senior Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 134 150
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 37 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.13% 0.62% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.64% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 17
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £41,625 £42,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £60,875 £58,750 £51,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -

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%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 34 (91.89%) Test Automation
2 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (75.68%) Software Testing
4 26 (70.27%) Mathematics
4 26 (70.27%) Manual Testing
4 26 (70.27%) Finance
5 25 (67.57%) Capital Modelling
6 24 (64.86%) Reactive Extensions
6 24 (64.86%) WPF
6 24 (64.86%) Usability Testing
6 24 (64.86%) Statistics
7 23 (62.16%) Degree
8 22 (59.46%) Computer Science
9 10 (27.03%) Financial Modelling
10 6 (16.22%) Electronics
10 6 (16.22%) C#
11 5 (13.51%) Python
12 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
12 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
12 4 (10.81%) Big Data
12 4 (10.81%) Big Data Analytics
12 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
12 4 (10.81%) Analytics
12 4 (10.81%) Selenium
12 4 (10.81%) NUnit
12 4 (10.81%) TOWER Software
12 4 (10.81%) SpecFlow
13 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (8.11%) Firmware
13 3 (8.11%) Wireless

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 3 (8.11%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) NUnit
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
1 4 (10.81%) SpecFlow
1 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
1 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) Reactive Extensions
1 24 (64.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.41%) Robotics
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Test Automation
2 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (75.68%) Software Testing
4 26 (70.27%) Manual Testing
4 26 (70.27%) Mathematics
5 25 (67.57%) Capital Modelling
6 24 (64.86%) Statistics
6 24 (64.86%) Usability Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (10.81%) Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) Big Data Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.70%) Issue Tracking
11 1 (2.70%) Prototyping
11 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C#
2 5 (13.51%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) TOWER Software