Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 January 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 158 168
Rank change year-on-year -23 +10 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 27 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.64% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 16
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +18.42% +15.15%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £51,875
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +27.78% +38.46% -40.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4,077 3,232 3,853
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.38% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,071 2,687 3,275
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12% +4.71%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -24 27 £57,500 +2.22% 5
Senior Test Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 27 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (81.48%) Manual Testing
3 22 (81.48%) Software Testing
4 21 (77.78%) Finance
5 20 (74.07%) Reactive Extensions
5 20 (74.07%) Statistics
5 20 (74.07%) Mathematics
5 20 (74.07%) WPF
5 20 (74.07%) Usability Testing
5 20 (74.07%) Capital Modelling
6 16 (59.26%) Degree
7 15 (55.56%) Computer Science
8 10 (37.04%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (18.52%) Big Data
9 5 (18.52%) Big Data Analytics
9 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
9 5 (18.52%) Analytics
9 5 (18.52%) TOWER Software
10 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
10 4 (14.81%) NUnit
10 4 (14.81%) C#
10 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
10 4 (14.81%) Selenium
11 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
11 3 (11.11%) QA
11 3 (11.11%) Python
11 3 (11.11%) Electronics
12 2 (7.41%) C++

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 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) NUnit
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
1 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
1 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
2 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) Reactive Extensions
1 20 (74.07%) WPF
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (81.48%) Manual Testing
3 22 (81.48%) Software Testing
4 20 (74.07%) Capital Modelling
4 20 (74.07%) Mathematics
4 20 (74.07%) Statistics
4 20 (74.07%) Usability Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (18.52%) Analytics
6 5 (18.52%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.70%) Prototyping
9 1 (3.70%) QA Automation
9 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.70%) TDD
9 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) TOWER Software