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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 801 724 761
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 67 179 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.17% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 55 142 89
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -2.40%
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
97873 102079 98901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 81046 83378 83612
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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
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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 -35 34 £50,000 - 3
East of England -17 11 £47,500 +13.77% 2
Yorkshire -2 8 £36,500 +4.28% 1
South West -24 7 £36,250 -19.44%
South East -32 6 £47,500 +23.37% 1
North West +3 1 £41,500 +2.46%
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 88 (59.86%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (42.18%) Selenium
3 58 (39.46%) Finance
4 51 (34.69%) Test Automation
5 50 (34.01%) Test Planning
6 48 (32.65%) SQL
7 44 (29.93%) QA
8 42 (28.57%) C#
9 40 (27.21%) Software Testing
10 38 (25.85%) ISEB
10 38 (25.85%) Validation
11 34 (23.13%) Test Management
11 34 (23.13%) Test Scripting
12 33 (22.45%) Cucumber
13 32 (21.77%) Test Strategy
14 30 (20.41%) .NET
14 30 (20.41%) Degree
15 29 (19.73%) Java
15 29 (19.73%) Automated Testing
16 28 (19.05%) Web Services
17 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
17 26 (17.69%) Computer Science
18 25 (17.01%) Linux
18 25 (17.01%) JIRA
18 25 (17.01%) Team Foundation Server
18 25 (17.01%) Waterfall
19 24 (16.33%) V-Model
19 24 (16.33%) BDD
20 21 (14.29%) Software Engineering
21 20 (13.61%) Windows

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 9 (6.12%) Confluence
2 7 (4.76%) Node.js
3 2 (1.36%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.72%) SaaS
2 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.76%) 3G
2 6 (4.08%) Internet
3 5 (3.40%) Broadband
4 2 (1.36%) ISDN
4 2 (1.36%) LAN
4 2 (1.36%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.36%) VoIP
4 2 (1.36%) WAN
4 2 (1.36%) HTTP
4 2 (1.36%) Wireless
4 2 (1.36%) Network Security
4 2 (1.36%) LTE
4 2 (1.36%) 4G
5 1 (0.68%) Modbus
5 1 (0.68%) Profibus
5 1 (0.68%) VLAN
5 1 (0.68%) DSL
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.76%) Redis
4 7 (4.76%) SSDT
4 7 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.04%) Big Data
7 2 (1.36%) MySQL
7 2 (1.36%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (1.36%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 62 (42.18%) Selenium
2 33 (22.45%) Cucumber
3 25 (17.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (17.01%) JIRA
4 19 (12.93%) Jenkins
4 19 (12.93%) Git (software)
5 18 (12.24%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (8.84%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (8.16%) Visual Studio
8 10 (6.80%) NUnit
8 10 (6.80%) WebDriver
9 9 (6.12%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (6.12%) Bugzilla
9 9 (6.12%) Calabash
10 8 (5.44%) FitNesse
10 8 (5.44%) JUnit
10 8 (5.44%) LoadRunner
10 8 (5.44%) SoapUI
10 8 (5.44%) TeamCity
11 7 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
General
1 58 (39.46%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.40%) Electronics
3 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.72%) Games
5 3 (2.04%) Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.41%) .NET
2 28 (19.05%) Web Services
3 19 (12.93%) XML
4 18 (12.24%) RESTful
5 16 (10.88%) Gherkin
6 12 (8.16%) WCF
6 12 (8.16%) HTML
7 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET
7 11 (7.48%) REST
8 10 (6.80%) LINQ
8 10 (6.80%) SOAP
9 7 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.72%) JSON
11 3 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
12 2 (1.36%) Apache Flex
12 2 (1.36%) WPF
12 2 (1.36%) HTML5
13 1 (0.68%) QuickFIX
13 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.69%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.84%) Open Source
4 9 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.44%) Mathematics
6 7 (4.76%) iPhone
7 5 (3.40%) GIS
7 5 (3.40%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.72%) Online Games
9 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.68%) DTV
10 1 (0.68%) Derivative
10 1 (0.68%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.01%) Linux
2 20 (13.61%) Windows
3 11 (7.48%) Android
4 5 (3.40%) UNIX
4 5 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (59.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (34.69%) Test Automation
3 50 (34.01%) Test Planning
4 40 (27.21%) Software Testing
5 38 (25.85%) Validation
6 34 (23.13%) Test Management
6 34 (23.13%) Test Scripting
7 32 (21.77%) Test Strategy
8 29 (19.73%) Automated Testing
9 25 (17.01%) Waterfall
10 24 (16.33%) BDD
10 24 (16.33%) V-Model
11 21 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 20 (13.61%) Scrum
12 20 (13.61%) Manual Testing
13 19 (12.93%) Mentoring
14 17 (11.56%) Regression Testing
15 15 (10.20%) Performance Testing
15 15 (10.20%) Integration Testing
16 13 (8.84%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.65%) SQL
2 42 (28.57%) C#
3 29 (19.73%) Java
4 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.48%) C++
6 10 (6.80%) C
6 10 (6.80%) Ruby
7 7 (4.76%) Python
8 4 (2.72%) VBScript
9 3 (2.04%) Perl
9 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.36%) PHP
10 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (25.85%) ISEB
2 30 (20.41%) Degree
3 20 (13.61%) ISTQB
4 14 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.12%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.08%) HNC
7 5 (3.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (2.72%) HND
9 2 (1.36%) CCNA
9 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (29.93%) QA
2 5 (3.40%) JTAG
2 5 (3.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.36%) Terminal Server
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.08%) HP
3 3 (2.04%) Citrix
3 3 (2.04%) VMware
4 2 (1.36%) Telerik
4 2 (1.36%) Perforce
5 1 (0.68%) Google
5 1 (0.68%) 29West
5 1 (0.68%) BMC
5 1 (0.68%) Borland
5 1 (0.68%) Intel
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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