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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 132 105 119
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 4 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 0.68% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.70% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
1823 1703 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.46% 95.84% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1570 1355 1308
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Tcl
4 3 (50.00%) Groovy
4 3 (50.00%) Twisted
4 3 (50.00%) Docker
4 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) V-Model
5 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) C#

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (16.67%) Calabash
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Twisted
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) V-Model
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) DSDM
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Tcl
3 3 (50.00%) Groovy
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker