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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 807 726 793
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 73 181 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.16% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.17% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 61 164 53
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,300 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 31 £47,500 -13.63% 1
South East -16 16 £41,500 -1.19% 3
South West -28 9 £37,500 -11.76%
East of England -4 8 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Yorkshire -4 4 £40,000 +23.07% 2
North West - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
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Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 74 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (43.88%) Selenium
3 57 (41.01%) Finance
4 56 (40.29%) Test Automation
5 54 (38.85%) QA
6 43 (30.94%) SQL
7 35 (25.18%) Java
8 33 (23.74%) Automated Testing
9 32 (23.02%) Degree
10 31 (22.30%) Test Scripting
10 31 (22.30%) Cucumber
11 30 (21.58%) ISEB
12 29 (20.86%) Automation Testing
13 28 (20.14%) C#
14 27 (19.42%) HP UFT
15 25 (17.99%) Scrum
15 25 (17.99%) WebDriver
15 25 (17.99%) Test Management
16 23 (16.55%) JIRA
16 23 (16.55%) Test Planning
17 22 (15.83%) Software Testing
17 22 (15.83%) BDD
18 21 (15.11%) Software Engineering
19 20 (14.39%) JMeter
19 20 (14.39%) Validation
19 20 (14.39%) ISTQB
19 20 (14.39%) Manual Testing
20 19 (13.67%) Linux
20 19 (13.67%) .NET
21 18 (12.95%) JavaScript

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (2.88%) Confluence
2 3 (2.16%) Node.js
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MS Office
2 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) SaaS
2 4 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) HTTP
2 3 (2.16%) CTI
3 2 (1.44%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.44%) Wireless
4 1 (0.72%) HSPA
4 1 (0.72%) LTE
4 1 (0.72%) Modbus
4 1 (0.72%) Profibus
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.72%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.72%) 802.11
4 1 (0.72%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.32%) MySQL
2 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.16%) Redis
4 3 (2.16%) SSDT
4 3 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.44%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (1.44%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 61 (43.88%) Selenium
2 31 (22.30%) Cucumber
3 27 (19.42%) HP UFT
4 25 (17.99%) WebDriver
5 23 (16.55%) JIRA
6 20 (14.39%) JMeter
7 17 (12.23%) SoapUI
8 16 (11.51%) LoadRunner
9 12 (8.63%) WinRunner
10 11 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (7.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (7.19%) Visual Studio
12 9 (6.47%) Jenkins
13 8 (5.76%) Git (software)
14 7 (5.04%) LabVIEW
15 6 (4.32%) JUnit
15 6 (4.32%) Rational DOORS
16 5 (3.60%) SpecFlow
17 4 (2.88%) RIATest
17 4 (2.88%) NUnit
General
1 57 (41.01%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.76%) Banking
4 7 (5.04%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.60%) Electronics
6 3 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.16%) Retail
7 2 (1.44%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.67%) .NET
2 17 (12.23%) Web Services
3 15 (10.79%) XML
3 15 (10.79%) RESTful
4 14 (10.07%) HTML
5 13 (9.35%) Gherkin
6 6 (4.32%) SOAP
6 6 (4.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.60%) LINQ
8 4 (2.88%) REST
8 4 (2.88%) CSS
8 4 (2.88%) JSON
8 4 (2.88%) Apache Flex
9 3 (2.16%) WCF
9 3 (2.16%) CGI
9 3 (2.16%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.16%) Twisted
10 2 (1.44%) WPF
10 2 (1.44%) HTML5
11 1 (0.72%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.76%) iPhone
2 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.60%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.88%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.16%) User Experience
5 3 (2.16%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.16%) Replication
6 2 (1.44%) GIS
6 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.44%) Telematics
6 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Handset
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.72%) DTV
7 1 (0.72%) Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.67%) Linux
2 15 (10.79%) Windows
3 11 (7.91%) Android
4 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.88%) UNIX
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.29%) Test Automation
3 33 (23.74%) Automated Testing
4 31 (22.30%) Test Scripting
5 29 (20.86%) Automation Testing
6 25 (17.99%) Test Management
6 25 (17.99%) Scrum
7 23 (16.55%) Test Planning
8 22 (15.83%) BDD
8 22 (15.83%) Software Testing
9 21 (15.11%) Software Engineering
10 20 (14.39%) Validation
10 20 (14.39%) Manual Testing
11 17 (12.23%) Test Strategy
11 17 (12.23%) Regression Testing
12 16 (11.51%) TDD
13 13 (9.35%) Open Source
13 13 (9.35%) Performance Testing
13 13 (9.35%) SDLC
13 13 (9.35%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.94%) SQL
2 35 (25.18%) Java
3 28 (20.14%) C#
4 18 (12.95%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.79%) Python
6 13 (9.35%) Ruby
6 13 (9.35%) Perl
7 12 (8.63%) C++
7 12 (8.63%) C
8 6 (4.32%) VBScript
9 5 (3.60%) PHP
10 4 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.88%) VB
10 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.16%) Groovy
11 3 (2.16%) Tcl
12 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.44%) Delphi
13 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (23.02%) Degree
2 30 (21.58%) ISEB
3 20 (14.39%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.32%) HNC
6 5 (3.60%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.44%) HND
7 2 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (38.85%) QA
2 6 (4.32%) JTAG
3 5 (3.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.72%) Iperf
Vendors
1 9 (6.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.32%) Perforce
3 3 (2.16%) HP
4 2 (1.44%) Telerik
4 2 (1.44%) Google
4 2 (1.44%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.72%) Borland
5 1 (0.72%) QNX
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago