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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 749 717 777
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 88 136 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.14% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.15% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 76 100 81
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £26,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -15 45 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South West -5 16 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South East -17 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England -44 7 £65,000 +54.76% 2
Yorkshire -14 6 £30,000 -14.28%
West Midlands -8 2 £38,750 +14.81%
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 97 (57.06%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (40.59%) Selenium
3 66 (38.82%) Finance
4 61 (35.88%) SQL
5 54 (31.76%) C#
5 54 (31.76%) Test Automation
6 52 (30.59%) Test Planning
7 50 (29.41%) Software Testing
8 43 (25.29%) QA
8 43 (25.29%) Test Scripting
9 41 (24.12%) ISEB
9 41 (24.12%) Validation
10 39 (22.94%) Java
11 38 (22.35%) Test Management
12 34 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 34 (20.00%) XML
12 34 (20.00%) Linux
13 33 (19.41%) .NET
13 33 (19.41%) BDD
14 32 (18.82%) Web Services
15 31 (18.24%) ISTQB
16 30 (17.65%) JavaScript
16 30 (17.65%) Windows
16 30 (17.65%) Mentoring
17 29 (17.06%) Test Strategy
18 28 (16.47%) Scrum
18 28 (16.47%) Degree
18 28 (16.47%) Computer Science
19 27 (15.88%) JIRA
19 27 (15.88%) Cucumber

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (4.71%) Confluence
2 7 (4.12%) Node.js
3 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.18%) IIS
4 2 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.76%) SaaS
2 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.12%) Internet
1 7 (4.12%) 3G
2 6 (3.53%) Wireless
2 6 (3.53%) Broadband
3 5 (2.94%) HTTP
4 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.76%) LAN
4 3 (1.76%) WAN
5 2 (1.18%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.18%) VoIP
5 2 (1.18%) ISDN
5 2 (1.18%) VPN
5 2 (1.18%) Network Security
5 2 (1.18%) LTE
5 2 (1.18%) 4G
6 1 (0.59%) Modbus
6 1 (0.59%) Profibus
6 1 (0.59%) VLAN
6 1 (0.59%) Firewall
6 1 (0.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.41%) SQL Server
1 16 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.29%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.12%) Redis
4 7 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.12%) SSDT
4 7 (4.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (4.12%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.76%) Big Data
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.59%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.59%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.59%) OLAP
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 69 (40.59%) Selenium
2 27 (15.88%) Cucumber
2 27 (15.88%) JIRA
3 24 (14.12%) Jenkins
4 23 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (12.94%) Git (software)
6 19 (11.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 18 (10.59%) WebDriver
8 13 (7.65%) SpecFlow
8 13 (7.65%) NUnit
9 12 (7.06%) Bugzilla
9 12 (7.06%) TeamCity
9 12 (7.06%) Calabash
10 10 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (5.88%) JUnit
11 9 (5.29%) WATIR
11 9 (5.29%) JBehave
12 8 (4.71%) FitNesse
12 8 (4.71%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (4.12%) SoapUI
General
1 66 (38.82%) Finance
2 7 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (4.12%) Retail
3 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.35%) Games
4 4 (2.35%) Banking
5 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.00%) XML
2 33 (19.41%) .NET
3 32 (18.82%) Web Services
4 20 (11.76%) RESTful
5 18 (10.59%) HTML
6 15 (8.82%) WCF
7 14 (8.24%) ASP.NET
8 13 (7.65%) LINQ
9 11 (6.47%) REST
9 11 (6.47%) Gherkin
10 10 (5.88%) SOAP
11 8 (4.71%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.76%) JFC
12 3 (1.76%) JMS
12 3 (1.76%) Natural Language Processing
13 2 (1.18%) WPF
14 1 (0.59%) JSON
14 1 (0.59%) HTML5
14 1 (0.59%) Middleware
14 1 (0.59%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.47%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.59%) Open Source
3 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.29%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.29%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.53%) GIS
6 5 (2.94%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.35%) Online Games
8 3 (1.76%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.76%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.18%) PKI
10 1 (0.59%) IPTV
10 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.59%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.00%) Linux
2 30 (17.65%) Windows
3 8 (4.71%) UNIX
4 5 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.94%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (57.06%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (31.76%) Test Automation
3 52 (30.59%) Test Planning
4 50 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 43 (25.29%) Test Scripting
6 41 (24.12%) Validation
7 38 (22.35%) Test Management
8 34 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 33 (19.41%) BDD
10 30 (17.65%) Mentoring
11 29 (17.06%) Test Strategy
12 28 (16.47%) Scrum
13 26 (15.29%) Manual Testing
14 24 (14.12%) V-Model
14 24 (14.12%) Waterfall
15 23 (13.53%) Regression Testing
16 22 (12.94%) Software Engineering
17 19 (11.18%) Automation Testing
18 18 (10.59%) Performance Testing
19 17 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.88%) SQL
2 54 (31.76%) C#
3 39 (22.94%) Java
4 30 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.18%) Python
6 18 (10.59%) Ruby
7 13 (7.65%) C++
8 11 (6.47%) C
9 8 (4.71%) PHP
9 8 (4.71%) VBScript
10 6 (3.53%) Perl
11 4 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.76%) XPath
12 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.76%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.76%) VBA
13 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (24.12%) ISEB
2 31 (18.24%) ISTQB
3 28 (16.47%) Degree
4 18 (10.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (5.29%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (4.12%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.53%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.94%) HND
9 2 (1.18%) CCNA
9 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.59%) CISSP
10 1 (0.59%) HNC
10 1 (0.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (25.29%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.76%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.59%) Firmware
4 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.59%) XenApp
4 1 (0.59%) XenServer
4 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (6.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) Puppet
2 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.59%) Pingdom
2 1 (0.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.88%) HP
3 8 (4.71%) VMware
4 5 (2.94%) Perforce
4 5 (2.94%) Citrix
5 4 (2.35%) Oracle
6 3 (1.76%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.76%) Informatica
6 3 (1.76%) Altova
7 1 (0.59%) Splunk
7 1 (0.59%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.59%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.59%) Telerik
7 1 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.59%) Borland
7 1 (0.59%) BMC
7 1 (0.59%) Intel
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