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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 241 231 263
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 12 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 13
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -11.17%
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
7582 6919 8605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.95% 94.73% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5928 7331
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +5 12 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 13 (30.95%) 4G
4 12 (28.57%) Erlang
5 11 (26.19%) SIGTRAN
5 11 (26.19%) Solaris
5 11 (26.19%) SS7
6 10 (23.81%) Java
6 10 (23.81%) Wireless
6 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Selenium
6 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
7 9 (21.43%) QA
7 9 (21.43%) Perl
7 9 (21.43%) Python
8 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.05%) Ruby
8 8 (19.05%) Degree
9 7 (16.67%) Windows
10 6 (14.29%) C#
10 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
11 5 (11.90%) Validation
11 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (11.90%) SQL
11 5 (11.90%) Internet
12 4 (9.52%) HTTP
12 4 (9.52%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (30.95%) 4G
2 11 (26.19%) SIGTRAN
2 11 (26.19%) SS7
3 10 (23.81%) Wireless
4 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (11.90%) Internet
5 4 (9.52%) HTTP
6 3 (7.14%) LTE
6 3 (7.14%) Bluetooth
6 3 (7.14%) DSL
7 2 (4.76%) 3GPP
7 2 (4.76%) UMTS
8 1 (2.38%) GGSN
8 1 (2.38%) SGSN
8 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
8 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.38%) WCDMA
8 1 (2.38%) GPRS
8 1 (2.38%) GSM
8 1 (2.38%) 3G
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 4 (9.52%) WATIR
4 3 (7.14%) LabVIEW
5 2 (4.76%) JMeter
5 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.76%) Sahi
5 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Gherkin
1 3 (7.14%) HTML
1 3 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.14%) Firmware
2 2 (4.76%) Chemistry
2 2 (4.76%) Biology
2 2 (4.76%) Life Science
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) EFT
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Solaris
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
1 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 5 (11.90%) Validation
5 4 (9.52%) OO
5 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
5 4 (9.52%) System Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Use Case
6 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.76%) TDD
7 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.76%) BDD
7 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Erlang
2 10 (23.81%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) Perl
3 9 (21.43%) Python
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) Ruby
5 6 (14.29%) C#
6 5 (11.90%) SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.76%) F#
8 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Atmel
2 1 (2.38%) Agilent
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