The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 247 230 273
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 18 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 8
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -17.77%
Senior Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7201 6824 8831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.30% 95.49% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5885 5870 7509
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +10 15 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Hertfordshire -9 3 £65,000 +52.94%
Senior Test Engineer
England

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 15 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 12 (30.77%) Selenium
4 11 (28.21%) Java
4 11 (28.21%) Solaris
4 11 (28.21%) SS7
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
4 11 (28.21%) SIGTRAN
4 11 (28.21%) Erlang
4 11 (28.21%) 4G
5 9 (23.08%) C#
5 9 (23.08%) Python
6 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.51%) Wireless
6 8 (20.51%) Ruby
6 8 (20.51%) QA
6 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
7 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 7 (17.95%) WATIR
7 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
9 5 (12.82%) Perl
9 5 (12.82%) Web Services
9 5 (12.82%) Windows
9 5 (12.82%) Internet
9 5 (12.82%) Finance
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 11 (28.21%) SS7
1 11 (28.21%) SIGTRAN
1 11 (28.21%) 4G
2 8 (20.51%) Wireless
3 5 (12.82%) Internet
4 4 (10.26%) HTTP
5 3 (7.69%) DSL
6 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.56%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Selenium
2 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
3 7 (17.95%) WATIR
4 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) Calabash
5 3 (7.69%) JBehave
5 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 3 (7.69%) JUnit
5 3 (7.69%) LabVIEW
5 3 (7.69%) NUnit
6 2 (5.13%) JIRA
6 2 (5.13%) JMeter
6 2 (5.13%) Fiddler
6 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.13%) Sahi
6 2 (5.13%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.56%) Hudson
7 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) RESTful
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Life Science
4 2 (5.13%) Chemistry
4 2 (5.13%) Biology
5 1 (2.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Solaris
3 5 (12.82%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) UNIX
5 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.82%) BDD
4 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Network Management
5 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Validation
8 1 (2.56%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (2.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Java
1 11 (28.21%) Erlang
2 9 (23.08%) Python
2 9 (23.08%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) Ruby
4 7 (17.95%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) F#
7 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.56%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Atmel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Superb Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Circa £40,000
Posted: 26 days ago