Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 28 July 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 180 187
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 14 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 10
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £59,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.97% +24.21% +18.75%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £59,500 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £59,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -27.97% +24.21% +14.46%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3694 3808 4206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.03% 96.99% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2832 3129 3501
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,625 £63,750 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -14 13 £42,500 -27.97% 3
Peterborough - 1 £40,000 - 1
Senior Test Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) Degree
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) Java
4 9 (64.29%) Selenium
5 8 (57.14%) Perl
6 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (35.71%) Python
8 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 2 (14.29%) QA
9 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
9 2 (14.29%) SDET
9 2 (14.29%) TDD
9 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 2 (14.29%) OO
9 2 (14.29%) C#
10 1 (7.14%) C++
10 1 (7.14%) HTML
10 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 1 (7.14%) SQL
10 1 (7.14%) .NET
10 1 (7.14%) CSS
10 1 (7.14%) Web Services
10 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Wireless
10 1 (7.14%) Telecoms

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
4 1 (7.14%) NUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) SDET
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Biology
5 1 (7.14%) Chemistry
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Physics
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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