The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 759 809 810
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 107 64 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.064% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.068% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 93 49 73
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -16.66%
Senior Test Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 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
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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
London +12 38 £49,000 -2.00%
South East +12 28 £41,500 +3.75% 1
East of England -3 18 £40,000 -4.76% 1
South West -18 12 £42,500 +34.92% 2
Yorkshire -48 7 £38,500 -
North West -19 2 £42,500 +28.78% 2
West Midlands -8 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 175 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (36.28%) C#
3 114 (35.96%) QA
4 99 (31.23%) SQL
5 94 (29.65%) Selenium
6 86 (27.13%) XML
7 85 (26.81%) Test Automation
8 80 (25.24%) Automated Testing
9 72 (22.71%) Regression Testing
10 68 (21.45%) ISEB
10 68 (21.45%) Test Scripting
11 67 (21.14%) Java
12 62 (19.56%) BDD
13 61 (19.24%) .NET
13 61 (19.24%) Web Services
13 61 (19.24%) Degree
14 60 (18.93%) Software Testing
14 60 (18.93%) Finance
15 59 (18.61%) Linux
15 59 (18.61%) ISTQB
16 58 (18.30%) SOAP
17 57 (17.98%) System Testing
18 54 (17.03%) Ruby
19 53 (16.72%) Integration Testing
20 49 (15.46%) TDD
21 48 (15.14%) WebDriver
22 47 (14.83%) Test Strategy
22 47 (14.83%) Manual Testing
23 46 (14.51%) Python
23 46 (14.51%) Validation

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (3.79%) IIS
2 4 (1.26%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.32%) SAS
5 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (5.68%) MS Office
2 3 (0.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.21%) SaaS
3 4 (1.26%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.31%) 4G
1 20 (6.31%) SIGTRAN
1 20 (6.31%) SS7
2 18 (5.68%) Internet
3 13 (4.10%) HTTP
3 13 (4.10%) Wireless
4 9 (2.84%) SAN
4 9 (2.84%) SMTP
4 9 (2.84%) IMAP
4 9 (2.84%) Wireshark
4 9 (2.84%) NAS
5 5 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.95%) DSL
6 3 (0.95%) Firewall
7 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.32%) VPN
7 1 (0.32%) Broadband
7 1 (0.32%) LAN
7 1 (0.32%) WAN
7 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.57%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.10%) MySQL
3 13 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 13 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.79%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.63%) SSDT
6 2 (0.63%) OLAP
6 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 94 (29.65%) Selenium
2 48 (15.14%) WebDriver
3 40 (12.62%) Cucumber
4 31 (9.78%) Jenkins
5 27 (8.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 24 (7.57%) SoapUI
7 23 (7.26%) JIRA
8 21 (6.62%) SpecFlow
9 19 (5.99%) JUnit
10 18 (5.68%) Git (software)
11 17 (5.36%) FitNesse
11 17 (5.36%) Ranorex
12 16 (5.05%) NUnit
13 15 (4.73%) Calabash
14 14 (4.42%) Toad
15 13 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (4.10%) Maven
16 12 (3.79%) MbUnit
16 12 (3.79%) Visual Studio Team System
17 11 (3.47%) Behat
General
1 60 (18.93%) Finance
2 22 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.05%) Banking
4 15 (4.73%) Retail
5 13 (4.10%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.84%) Military
7 8 (2.52%) Games
7 8 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.21%) Law
9 5 (1.58%) Publishing
9 5 (1.58%) Marketing
10 4 (1.26%) Electronics
11 3 (0.95%) Legal
12 2 (0.63%) Avionics
12 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (27.13%) XML
2 61 (19.24%) .NET
2 61 (19.24%) Web Services
3 58 (18.30%) SOAP
4 34 (10.73%) HTML
5 21 (6.62%) Gherkin
6 20 (6.31%) LINQ
6 20 (6.31%) ASP.NET
7 19 (5.99%) WCF
8 11 (3.47%) RESTful
8 11 (3.47%) REST
9 9 (2.84%) MAPI
10 8 (2.52%) CSS
11 6 (1.89%) Java EE
12 5 (1.58%) Flash
12 5 (1.58%) Spring
13 4 (1.26%) Adobe AIR
13 4 (1.26%) JSON
14 3 (0.95%) Middleware
14 3 (0.95%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.05%) Open Source
3 16 (5.05%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.52%) Video on Demand
5 6 (1.89%) STB
6 5 (1.58%) DTV
6 5 (1.58%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.26%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.95%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.95%) User Experience
9 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.63%) Chemistry
9 2 (0.63%) Biology
9 2 (0.63%) Life Science
9 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.63%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.61%) Linux
2 42 (13.25%) Windows
3 20 (6.31%) Solaris
4 16 (5.05%) Android
5 15 (4.73%) UNIX
6 10 (3.15%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (26.81%) Test Automation
3 80 (25.24%) Automated Testing
4 72 (22.71%) Regression Testing
5 68 (21.45%) Test Scripting
6 62 (19.56%) BDD
7 60 (18.93%) Software Testing
8 57 (17.98%) System Testing
9 53 (16.72%) Integration Testing
10 49 (15.46%) TDD
11 47 (14.83%) Test Strategy
11 47 (14.83%) Manual Testing
12 46 (14.51%) Validation
13 44 (13.88%) Automation Testing
14 43 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (12.30%) Mentoring
16 38 (11.99%) E-Commerce
16 38 (11.99%) User Acceptance Testing
17 34 (10.73%) Scrum
17 34 (10.73%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (36.28%) C#
2 99 (31.23%) SQL
3 67 (21.14%) Java
4 54 (17.03%) Ruby
5 46 (14.51%) Python
6 39 (12.30%) PHP
7 37 (11.67%) JavaScript
8 20 (6.31%) Erlang
9 16 (5.05%) VBScript
10 15 (4.73%) C++
11 11 (3.47%) Perl
12 4 (1.26%) Scala
12 4 (1.26%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.26%) C
12 4 (1.26%) PowerHouse
12 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.95%) VBA
13 3 (0.95%) XPath
14 2 (0.63%) F#
Qualifications
1 68 (21.45%) ISEB
2 61 (19.24%) Degree
3 59 (18.61%) ISTQB
4 18 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.63%) HND
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) PhD
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (35.96%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) DO-160
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.84%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (11.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Nagios
2 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) Pingdom
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (6.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.31%) HP
3 15 (4.73%) VMware
4 7 (2.21%) Oracle
5 4 (1.26%) Adobe
6 3 (0.95%) Informatica
6 3 (0.95%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.95%) Perforce
6 3 (0.95%) Altova
7 2 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.32%) BMC
8 1 (0.32%) Intel
8 1 (0.32%) Citrix
8 1 (0.32%) Progress
8 1 (0.32%) JBoss
8 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.32%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.32%) Atmel
8 1 (0.32%) Splunk
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