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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 755 770 785
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 122 116 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 100 105 55
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -2 40 £53,750 +6.43% 6
South East +8 36 £41,500 - 5
Yorkshire +20 18 £40,000 +23.07% 1
East of England +3 18 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South West -17 8 £35,750 -15.88% 1
East Midlands +3 6 £32,500 -18.75% 1
West Midlands -2 3 £45,000 - 1
North West -5 3 £33,250 -
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 94 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (50.00%) QA
3 74 (43.02%) Selenium
4 72 (41.86%) Test Automation
5 60 (34.88%) SQL
6 53 (30.81%) Finance
7 50 (29.07%) Java
8 44 (25.58%) BDD
8 44 (25.58%) Automated Testing
9 40 (23.26%) Automation Testing
10 38 (22.09%) Cucumber
11 37 (21.51%) ISEB
12 36 (20.93%) Degree
13 35 (20.35%) ISTQB
14 34 (19.77%) TDD
14 34 (19.77%) Scrum
15 32 (18.60%) WebDriver
15 32 (18.60%) JIRA
15 32 (18.60%) Test Scripting
16 30 (17.44%) Mentoring
17 28 (16.28%) Manual Testing
18 26 (15.12%) JMeter
19 25 (14.53%) C#
19 25 (14.53%) Web Services
19 25 (14.53%) Windows
19 25 (14.53%) Software Testing
20 24 (13.95%) Open Source
20 24 (13.95%) HP UFT
21 23 (13.37%) Linux
22 22 (12.79%) LoadRunner

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.33%) Confluence
3 3 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.58%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Office
1 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.49%) SaaS
2 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.81%) CTI
2 6 (3.49%) HTTP
3 2 (1.16%) Wireless
3 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.58%) HSPA
4 1 (0.58%) LTE
4 1 (0.58%) 802.11
4 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.58%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.58%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.40%) MySQL
3 3 (1.74%) Big Data
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 74 (43.02%) Selenium
2 38 (22.09%) Cucumber
3 32 (18.60%) WebDriver
3 32 (18.60%) JIRA
4 26 (15.12%) JMeter
5 24 (13.95%) HP UFT
6 22 (12.79%) LoadRunner
6 22 (12.79%) SoapUI
7 12 (6.98%) JUnit
7 12 (6.98%) WinRunner
8 10 (5.81%) Jenkins
9 8 (4.65%) SpecFlow
9 8 (4.65%) Git (software)
9 8 (4.65%) NUnit
9 8 (4.65%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.49%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (2.33%) RIATest
12 4 (2.33%) Appium
General
1 53 (30.81%) Finance
2 17 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.56%) Banking
4 5 (2.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.16%) Games
5 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.53%) Web Services
2 15 (8.72%) XML
2 15 (8.72%) RESTful
3 14 (8.14%) SOAP
4 13 (7.56%) HTML
4 13 (7.56%) .NET
5 11 (6.40%) REST
6 10 (5.81%) Gherkin
6 10 (5.81%) CGI
7 6 (3.49%) JSON
8 5 (2.91%) CSS
9 4 (2.33%) Apache Flex
9 4 (2.33%) Apache CXF
9 4 (2.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.74%) Twisted
11 2 (1.16%) J2EE
12 1 (0.58%) Middleware
12 1 (0.58%) XML Messaging
12 1 (0.58%) Spring
12 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.14%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.81%) Replication
4 8 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.07%) User Experience
6 5 (2.91%) iPhone
7 4 (2.33%) Telematics
7 4 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.74%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.74%) Wiki
9 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.58%) Handset
10 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.58%) DTV
10 1 (0.58%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.53%) Windows
2 23 (13.37%) Linux
3 13 (7.56%) Android
4 9 (5.23%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.65%) UNIX
6 6 (3.49%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (41.86%) Test Automation
3 44 (25.58%) BDD
3 44 (25.58%) Automated Testing
4 40 (23.26%) Automation Testing
5 34 (19.77%) TDD
5 34 (19.77%) Scrum
6 32 (18.60%) Test Scripting
7 30 (17.44%) Mentoring
8 28 (16.28%) Manual Testing
9 25 (14.53%) Software Testing
10 24 (13.95%) Open Source
11 21 (12.21%) Test Strategy
11 21 (12.21%) Software Engineering
12 19 (11.05%) Test Management
12 19 (11.05%) SDLC
13 18 (10.47%) Regression Testing
14 16 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (8.14%) Performance Testing
15 14 (8.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (34.88%) SQL
2 50 (29.07%) Java
3 25 (14.53%) C#
4 18 (10.47%) Python
5 15 (8.72%) Ruby
5 15 (8.72%) Perl
6 14 (8.14%) C
7 13 (7.56%) C++
8 10 (5.81%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.07%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.49%) VBScript
11 5 (2.91%) PHP
12 4 (2.33%) Delphi
12 4 (2.33%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.74%) VB
13 3 (1.74%) Groovy
13 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.74%) Tcl
13 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (21.51%) ISEB
2 36 (20.93%) Degree
3 35 (20.35%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (5.81%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.23%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) Iperf
Vendors
1 8 (4.65%) Perforce
2 7 (4.07%) HP
3 5 (2.91%) Oracle
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.33%) TOWER Software
5 3 (1.74%) Google
5 3 (1.74%) SolarWinds
5 3 (1.74%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.16%) Splunk
6 2 (1.16%) IBM
6 2 (1.16%) Citrix
6 2 (1.16%) Temenos
6 2 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) Unisys
7 1 (0.58%) QNX
7 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 25 days ago