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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 791 800 811
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 85 62 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.061% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.065% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 76 47 78
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
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
100922 95486 103565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83180 80190 88897
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +21 35 £49,000 -2.00% 6
East of England -25 17 £55,000 +46.66%
South East +4 15 £41,500 +1.21%
South West -14 7 £55,000 +59.42%
North West -15 5 £42,500 +4.29% 1
Yorkshire -32 5 £42,000 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 1
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 144 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (36.51%) C#
3 89 (35.32%) QA
4 79 (31.35%) SQL
5 69 (27.38%) XML
5 69 (27.38%) Selenium
6 62 (24.60%) Automated Testing
7 61 (24.21%) Test Automation
8 59 (23.41%) BDD
9 58 (23.02%) Java
10 57 (22.62%) Regression Testing
11 56 (22.22%) Finance
12 54 (21.43%) Web Services
13 53 (21.03%) ISEB
13 53 (21.03%) Test Scripting
13 53 (21.03%) Software Testing
14 49 (19.44%) .NET
15 48 (19.05%) SOAP
15 48 (19.05%) Ruby
16 44 (17.46%) TDD
16 44 (17.46%) System Testing
16 44 (17.46%) Validation
17 43 (17.06%) ISTQB
18 41 (16.27%) Windows
19 40 (15.87%) Integration Testing
20 38 (15.08%) Mentoring
20 38 (15.08%) Python
20 38 (15.08%) Manual Testing
21 37 (14.68%) Degree
21 37 (14.68%) Cucumber

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (4.76%) IIS
2 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) uiautomator
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (5.16%) MS Office
2 7 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) HTTP
1 13 (5.16%) Internet
2 9 (3.57%) SMTP
2 9 (3.57%) IMAP
2 9 (3.57%) Wireshark
2 9 (3.57%) Wireless
2 9 (3.57%) SAN
2 9 (3.57%) NAS
3 6 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.19%) LAN
4 3 (1.19%) WAN
4 3 (1.19%) DSL
4 3 (1.19%) Firewall
5 2 (0.79%) VPN
6 1 (0.40%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) SSL
6 1 (0.40%) VoIP
6 1 (0.40%) Broadband
6 1 (0.40%) ISDN
6 1 (0.40%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 12 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.59%) MySQL
4 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.19%) OLAP
6 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.79%) SSDT
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 69 (27.38%) Selenium
2 37 (14.68%) Cucumber
3 31 (12.30%) WebDriver
4 23 (9.13%) Jenkins
5 21 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 19 (7.54%) QuickTest Pro
7 18 (7.14%) SoapUI
8 16 (6.35%) Calabash
8 16 (6.35%) JIRA
9 14 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (5.16%) Git (software)
10 13 (5.16%) JUnit
10 13 (5.16%) NUnit
11 12 (4.76%) Toad
11 12 (4.76%) FitNesse
11 12 (4.76%) Ranorex
12 10 (3.97%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (3.57%) WATIR
13 9 (3.57%) WebLOAD
13 9 (3.57%) AQtime
General
1 56 (22.22%) Finance
2 13 (5.16%) Banking
3 12 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.57%) Retail
5 8 (3.17%) Games
6 6 (2.38%) Marketing
7 5 (1.98%) Military
7 5 (1.98%) Publishing
8 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.19%) Law
9 3 (1.19%) Legal
10 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.79%) Avionics
11 1 (0.40%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.38%) XML
2 54 (21.43%) Web Services
3 49 (19.44%) .NET
4 48 (19.05%) SOAP
5 27 (10.71%) HTML
6 20 (7.94%) Gherkin
7 17 (6.75%) WCF
7 17 (6.75%) LINQ
7 17 (6.75%) ASP.NET
8 12 (4.76%) REST
9 11 (4.37%) RESTful
10 9 (3.57%) MAPI
11 5 (1.98%) CSS
12 4 (1.59%) JSON
13 3 (1.19%) JMS
13 3 (1.19%) JFC
14 2 (0.79%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.79%) Java EE
14 2 (0.79%) Flash
15 1 (0.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 18 (7.14%) Open Source
2 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.19%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.19%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.79%) Life Science
8 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.79%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.79%) Biology
8 2 (0.79%) PKI
8 2 (0.79%) STB
8 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.27%) Windows
2 31 (12.30%) Linux
3 10 (3.97%) UNIX
4 4 (1.59%) Android
5 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.60%) Automated Testing
3 61 (24.21%) Test Automation
4 59 (23.41%) BDD
5 57 (22.62%) Regression Testing
6 53 (21.03%) Software Testing
6 53 (21.03%) Test Scripting
7 44 (17.46%) System Testing
7 44 (17.46%) TDD
7 44 (17.46%) Validation
8 40 (15.87%) Integration Testing
9 38 (15.08%) Manual Testing
9 38 (15.08%) Mentoring
10 37 (14.68%) Automation Testing
11 33 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (13.10%) Test Strategy
12 32 (12.70%) Test Planning
13 31 (12.30%) Scrum
13 31 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (9.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 92 (36.51%) C#
2 79 (31.35%) SQL
3 58 (23.02%) Java
4 48 (19.05%) Ruby
5 38 (15.08%) Python
6 30 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 30 (11.90%) PHP
7 18 (7.14%) C++
8 17 (6.75%) VBScript
9 10 (3.97%) Perl
10 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.59%) PowerHouse
10 4 (1.59%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.19%) Scala
11 3 (1.19%) VBA
11 3 (1.19%) XPath
11 3 (1.19%) C
11 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 53 (21.03%) ISEB
2 43 (17.06%) ISTQB
3 37 (14.68%) Degree
4 15 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) PhD
7 1 (0.40%) CCNA
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (35.32%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) DO-160
2 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.16%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.19%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Firmware
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) XenApp
6 1 (0.40%) XenServer
6 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (11.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Pingdom
2 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.54%) VMware
3 15 (5.95%) HP
4 5 (1.98%) Citrix
4 5 (1.98%) Oracle
5 3 (1.19%) Informatica
5 3 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.19%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.19%) Perforce
5 3 (1.19%) Altova
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.40%) Splunk
6 1 (0.40%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe
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Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £260 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington
AppSense
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago