The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 108 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 13 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.72% 0.063% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.068% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 5
Average salary £42,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -10.58%
Senior Test Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1725 1473 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.30% 93.46% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1308 1303
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title.

1 17 (60.71%) Validation
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) Solaris
5 6 (21.43%) SS7
5 6 (21.43%) SIGTRAN
5 6 (21.43%) Erlang
5 6 (21.43%) 4G
6 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Selenium
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 4 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) V-Model
8 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.14%) Java
9 2 (7.14%) GPRS
9 2 (7.14%) GSM
9 2 (7.14%) UMTS
9 2 (7.14%) WCDMA
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.14%) Finance
9 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Test Management
10 1 (3.57%) SQL
10 1 (3.57%) JUnit

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SS7
1 6 (21.43%) SIGTRAN
1 6 (21.43%) 4G
2 2 (7.14%) GPRS
2 2 (7.14%) GSM
2 2 (7.14%) UMTS
2 2 (7.14%) WCDMA
3 1 (3.57%) LTE
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) TestNG
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Validation
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) V-Model
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Management
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Erlang
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) HND
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
Bristol
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Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
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