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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 244 228 252
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 11 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.54% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.56% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 8
Average salary £47,500 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.77% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £40,000 £35,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £52,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -2.40%
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
7007 7615 8024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.05% 95.61% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5683 6296 6921
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
Bedfordshire +28 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £47,500 +14.45%
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) XML
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) JUnit
4 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Ruby
4 6 (25.00%) WATIR
4 6 (25.00%) Selenium
4 6 (25.00%) NUnit
4 6 (25.00%) RESTful
4 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) JBehave
4 6 (25.00%) Open Source
4 6 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (25.00%) Calabash
5 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) JTAG
5 5 (20.83%) Electronics
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) 3GPP
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) 3G
1 2 (8.33%) Wireless
1 2 (8.33%) LTE
1 2 (8.33%) 4G
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JUnit
1 6 (25.00%) NUnit
1 6 (25.00%) JBehave
1 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (25.00%) WATIR
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
1 6 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (25.00%) Calabash
2 5 (20.83%) LabVIEW
3 3 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (8.33%) QADirector
5 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) RESTful
2 6 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.17%) Life Science
4 1 (4.17%) Chemistry
4 1 (4.17%) Biology
4 1 (4.17%) Smartcard
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (25.00%) BDD
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
8 1 (4.17%) Use Case
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) UML
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby
2 6 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) C++
3 5 (20.83%) C
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) HNC
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO 9001
1 5 (20.83%) JTAG
2 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Perforce