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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 764 783 809
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 124 70 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.070% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.075% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 113 55 76
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £32,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 August 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 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
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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 +20 43 £50,250 +0.50% 3
South East +12 42 £41,500 +3.75% 1
East of England -23 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West -9 12 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Yorkshire -36 11 £32,500 -22.61%
West Midlands -11 1 - -
North West -19 1 - - 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 29 August 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.

1 131 (38.42%) QA
2 122 (35.78%) C#
3 112 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (32.26%) Selenium
5 102 (29.91%) SQL
6 99 (29.03%) Test Automation
7 85 (24.93%) XML
8 84 (24.63%) Automated Testing
9 83 (24.34%) ISEB
10 82 (24.05%) Degree
11 75 (21.99%) Regression Testing
12 73 (21.41%) Java
13 69 (20.23%) ISTQB
13 69 (20.23%) System Testing
14 68 (19.94%) SOAP
15 67 (19.65%) Test Scripting
16 66 (19.35%) .NET
17 65 (19.06%) Software Testing
18 61 (17.89%) Web Services
19 59 (17.30%) Integration Testing
20 58 (17.01%) BDD
21 57 (16.72%) Linux
22 55 (16.13%) TDD
23 54 (15.84%) Ruby
24 53 (15.54%) WebDriver
25 52 (15.25%) Finance
26 51 (14.96%) Manual Testing
27 48 (14.08%) Python
28 46 (13.49%) Test Strategy
29 45 (13.20%) Automation Testing

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.52%) IIS
2 3 (0.88%) Apache
3 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.29%) Confluence
4 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (6.45%) MS Office
2 3 (0.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.05%) SaaS
3 4 (1.17%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.74%) 4G
2 20 (5.87%) SIGTRAN
2 20 (5.87%) SS7
3 18 (5.28%) Internet
4 15 (4.40%) Wireless
5 13 (3.81%) HTTP
6 10 (2.93%) Wireshark
7 9 (2.64%) IMAP
7 9 (2.64%) NAS
7 9 (2.64%) SMTP
7 9 (2.64%) SAN
8 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.88%) UMTS
9 3 (0.88%) DSL
9 3 (0.88%) LTE
10 2 (0.59%) 2G
10 2 (0.59%) Firewall
10 2 (0.59%) 3G
10 2 (0.59%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.28%) MySQL
4 12 (3.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 12 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.76%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.59%) OLAP
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.29%) SSDT
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 110 (32.26%) Selenium
2 53 (15.54%) WebDriver
3 43 (12.61%) Cucumber
4 31 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 31 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 28 (8.21%) QuickTest Pro
6 23 (6.74%) JIRA
7 22 (6.45%) JUnit
8 21 (6.16%) Ranorex
9 20 (5.87%) FitNesse
10 19 (5.57%) NUnit
11 18 (5.28%) Maven
11 18 (5.28%) MbUnit
11 18 (5.28%) Git (software)
12 16 (4.69%) SpecFlow
13 14 (4.11%) Calabash
13 14 (4.11%) Hudson
14 12 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (3.23%) Toad
15 11 (3.23%) WebLOAD
General
1 52 (15.25%) Finance
2 25 (7.33%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.28%) Retail
4 17 (4.99%) Banking
5 12 (3.52%) Military
5 12 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.93%) Law
6 10 (2.93%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.35%) Games
8 6 (1.76%) Electronics
9 5 (1.47%) Publishing
9 5 (1.47%) Marketing
10 2 (0.59%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.59%) Avionics
10 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.59%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (24.93%) XML
2 68 (19.94%) SOAP
3 66 (19.35%) .NET
4 61 (17.89%) Web Services
5 29 (8.50%) HTML
6 18 (5.28%) WCF
6 18 (5.28%) LINQ
6 18 (5.28%) Gherkin
7 17 (4.99%) ASP.NET
8 14 (4.11%) REST
9 9 (2.64%) MAPI
10 8 (2.35%) CSS
10 8 (2.35%) RESTful
11 7 (2.05%) Spring
12 6 (1.76%) Java EE
13 5 (1.47%) Flash
14 4 (1.17%) Middleware
14 4 (1.17%) JSON
14 4 (1.17%) Adobe AIR
15 3 (0.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.50%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.40%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.81%) Open Source
4 10 (2.93%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.64%) Video on Demand
6 6 (1.76%) STB
7 5 (1.47%) DTV
8 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.17%) Firmware
8 4 (1.17%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.88%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.59%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.59%) Biology
10 2 (0.59%) Life Science
10 2 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.72%) Linux
2 43 (12.61%) Windows
3 25 (7.33%) Android
4 20 (5.87%) Solaris
5 15 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 15 (4.40%) UNIX
6 8 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (29.03%) Test Automation
3 84 (24.63%) Automated Testing
4 75 (21.99%) Regression Testing
5 69 (20.23%) System Testing
6 67 (19.65%) Test Scripting
7 65 (19.06%) Software Testing
8 59 (17.30%) Integration Testing
9 58 (17.01%) BDD
10 55 (16.13%) TDD
11 51 (14.96%) Manual Testing
12 46 (13.49%) Test Strategy
13 45 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (13.20%) Automation Testing
14 44 (12.90%) Performance Testing
15 43 (12.61%) Validation
16 42 (12.32%) E-Commerce
17 40 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
18 35 (10.26%) Scrum
19 31 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 122 (35.78%) C#
2 102 (29.91%) SQL
3 73 (21.41%) Java
4 54 (15.84%) Ruby
5 48 (14.08%) Python
6 41 (12.02%) PHP
7 35 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 21 (6.16%) Erlang
9 15 (4.40%) C++
9 15 (4.40%) VBScript
10 12 (3.52%) Perl
11 5 (1.47%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.17%) Scala
13 3 (0.88%) C
13 3 (0.88%) PowerHouse
14 2 (0.59%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.59%) F#
15 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (24.34%) ISEB
2 82 (24.05%) Degree
3 69 (20.23%) ISTQB
4 19 (5.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (1.17%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.59%) HND
7 1 (0.29%) PhD
7 1 (0.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (38.42%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) DO-160
2 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.64%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (12.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) Pingdom
2 1 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.45%) HP
3 12 (3.52%) VMware
4 10 (2.93%) Oracle
5 4 (1.17%) Adobe
6 2 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.59%) Atmel
7 1 (0.29%) Splunk
7 1 (0.29%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.29%) Perforce
7 1 (0.29%) Agilent
7 1 (0.29%) Altova
7 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) Progress
7 1 (0.29%) Intel
7 1 (0.29%) BMC
7 1 (0.29%) Informatica
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Circa £40,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: £42,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 26 days ago