The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 733 778 789
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 155 66 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.065% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.069% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 143 51 86
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -7.64%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103100 95904 105987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 84942 80243 91513
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in England

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
South East +49 53 £42,500 +27.81% 2
London -5 49 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South West +6 22 £42,500 +11.84% 1
East of England -9 15 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire -32 14 £32,500 -22.61%
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 149 (40.93%) QA
2 128 (35.16%) Selenium
3 121 (33.24%) C#
4 115 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (31.32%) SQL
6 105 (28.85%) Test Automation
7 96 (26.37%) Degree
8 94 (25.82%) Automated Testing
9 82 (22.53%) XML
10 80 (21.98%) SOAP
10 80 (21.98%) ISEB
11 78 (21.43%) Java
12 72 (19.78%) ISTQB
12 72 (19.78%) System Testing
13 71 (19.51%) Software Testing
14 69 (18.96%) Test Scripting
15 68 (18.68%) .NET
16 66 (18.13%) Web Services
17 63 (17.31%) Integration Testing
18 62 (17.03%) BDD
19 60 (16.48%) TDD
20 58 (15.93%) WebDriver
21 55 (15.11%) Ruby
21 55 (15.11%) Linux
22 53 (14.56%) Cucumber
23 52 (14.29%) Finance
24 49 (13.46%) Test Strategy
25 47 (12.91%) E-Commerce
25 47 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
26 46 (12.64%) Manual Testing

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.75%) IIS
2 3 (0.82%) Apache
3 1 (0.27%) SAS
3 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.27%) Confluence
3 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.04%) MS Office
2 8 (2.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.92%) SaaS
3 4 (1.10%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.42%) 4G
2 20 (5.49%) SIGTRAN
2 20 (5.49%) SS7
3 17 (4.67%) Internet
4 14 (3.85%) Wireless
5 11 (3.02%) Wireshark
6 10 (2.75%) HTTP
7 9 (2.47%) SMTP
7 9 (2.47%) SAN
7 9 (2.47%) IMAP
7 9 (2.47%) LTE
7 9 (2.47%) NAS
8 7 (1.92%) WCDMA
8 7 (1.92%) GPRS
8 7 (1.92%) GSM
9 6 (1.65%) UMTS
9 6 (1.65%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.82%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.82%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.04%) MySQL
3 19 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 12 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.55%) OLAP
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 128 (35.16%) Selenium
2 58 (15.93%) WebDriver
3 53 (14.56%) Cucumber
4 35 (9.62%) Jenkins
5 33 (9.07%) SoapUI
6 31 (8.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 26 (7.14%) JUnit
7 26 (7.14%) FitNesse
8 25 (6.87%) JIRA
9 23 (6.32%) Maven
10 21 (5.77%) Ranorex
11 20 (5.49%) Calabash
12 19 (5.22%) Hudson
12 19 (5.22%) NUnit
13 18 (4.95%) MbUnit
14 16 (4.40%) SpecFlow
14 16 (4.40%) Git (software)
15 15 (4.12%) JBehave
16 11 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (3.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (14.29%) Finance
2 32 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 27 (7.42%) Banking
4 19 (5.22%) Retail
5 12 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.30%) Military
6 10 (2.75%) Law
6 10 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.47%) Electronics
7 9 (2.47%) Games
8 5 (1.37%) Publishing
9 4 (1.10%) Marketing
10 3 (0.82%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.55%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.55%) Avionics
12 1 (0.27%) Legal
12 1 (0.27%) Local Government
12 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (22.53%) XML
2 80 (21.98%) SOAP
3 68 (18.68%) .NET
4 66 (18.13%) Web Services
5 28 (7.69%) HTML
6 19 (5.22%) Gherkin
7 17 (4.67%) REST
7 17 (4.67%) LINQ
8 16 (4.40%) WCF
8 16 (4.40%) ASP.NET
9 9 (2.47%) CSS
9 9 (2.47%) MAPI
10 8 (2.20%) Spring
11 6 (1.65%) Java EE
11 6 (1.65%) RESTful
12 4 (1.10%) Adobe AIR
12 4 (1.10%) JSON
12 4 (1.10%) Flash
13 3 (0.82%) Middleware
13 3 (0.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.42%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.40%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 12 (3.30%) Open Source
5 8 (2.20%) Video on Demand
6 7 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.65%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.65%) STB
8 5 (1.37%) DTV
8 5 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.37%) Firmware
9 4 (1.10%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.55%) Life Science
10 2 (0.55%) EFT
10 2 (0.55%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.55%) Biology
11 1 (0.27%) CPLD
11 1 (0.27%) Wiki
11 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 55 (15.11%) Linux
2 40 (10.99%) Windows
3 29 (7.97%) Android
4 21 (5.77%) UNIX
5 20 (5.49%) Solaris
6 18 (4.95%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (28.85%) Test Automation
3 94 (25.82%) Automated Testing
4 72 (19.78%) System Testing
5 71 (19.51%) Software Testing
6 69 (18.96%) Test Scripting
7 63 (17.31%) Integration Testing
8 62 (17.03%) BDD
9 60 (16.48%) TDD
10 49 (13.46%) Test Strategy
11 47 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (12.91%) E-Commerce
12 46 (12.64%) Manual Testing
13 45 (12.36%) Regression Testing
13 45 (12.36%) Automation Testing
14 44 (12.09%) Validation
14 44 (12.09%) Performance Testing
15 38 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
16 32 (8.79%) Scrum
17 29 (7.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 121 (33.24%) C#
2 114 (31.32%) SQL
3 78 (21.43%) Java
4 55 (15.11%) Ruby
5 45 (12.36%) Python
6 41 (11.26%) PHP
7 34 (9.34%) JavaScript
8 23 (6.32%) Erlang
9 13 (3.57%) C++
10 12 (3.30%) VBScript
11 11 (3.02%) Perl
12 6 (1.65%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.10%) Scala
14 2 (0.55%) F#
14 2 (0.55%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 96 (26.37%) Degree
2 80 (21.98%) ISEB
3 72 (19.78%) ISTQB
4 16 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (40.93%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) DO-160
2 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.47%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (7.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.32%) HP
3 11 (3.02%) Oracle
3 11 (3.02%) VMware
4 4 (1.10%) Adobe
5 2 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (0.55%) Atmel
6 1 (0.27%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.27%) Agilent
6 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.27%) JBoss
6 1 (0.27%) Progress
6 1 (0.27%) EMC
6 1 (0.27%) Intel
6 1 (0.27%) BMC
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