Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 135 139
Rank change year-on-year -30 +4 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 18 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.57% 0.53% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 17
Cambridge median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +18.42% +22.58%
10th Percentile £44,000 £41,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,425 £51,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +18.42% +18.75%

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 3048 2210 2742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.40% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 1842 2381
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 15 (83.33%) Manual Testing
4 14 (77.78%) Finance
5 13 (72.22%) Statistics
5 13 (72.22%) Mathematics
5 13 (72.22%) WPF
5 13 (72.22%) Usability Testing
5 13 (72.22%) Reactive Extensions
5 13 (72.22%) Capital Modelling
6 11 (61.11%) Degree
7 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
8 8 (44.44%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (27.78%) TOWER Software
9 5 (27.78%) Big Data
9 5 (27.78%) Big Data Analytics
9 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
9 5 (27.78%) Analytics
10 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (16.67%) QA
10 3 (16.67%) Python
10 3 (16.67%) Electronics
11 2 (11.11%) C++
11 2 (11.11%) Java
11 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
11 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
11 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
12 1 (5.56%) Prototyping

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 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Reactive Extensions
1 13 (72.22%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (83.33%) Manual Testing
3 15 (83.33%) Software Testing
4 13 (72.22%) Capital Modelling
4 13 (72.22%) Mathematics
4 13 (72.22%) Statistics
4 13 (72.22%) Usability Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (27.78%) Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.56%) Biology
9 1 (5.56%) Chemistry
9 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) TOWER Software