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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 809 672 791
Rank change year-on-year
-137 +119
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 45 219 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.20% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.21% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 39 187 57
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £37,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -12 22 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire -2 7 £40,000 +23.07%
East of England -10 7 £47,500 -
South West -31 4 £60,000 +41.17%
South East -47 4 £33,000 -14.28% 3
West Midlands -11 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Senior Test Engineer
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Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 73 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (43.31%) Finance
3 53 (41.73%) Test Automation
4 52 (40.94%) Selenium
5 40 (31.50%) SQL
6 37 (29.13%) QA
6 37 (29.13%) Cucumber
7 33 (25.98%) Test Planning
8 31 (24.41%) ISEB
8 31 (24.41%) Validation
9 30 (23.62%) C#
9 30 (23.62%) Test Scripting
10 29 (22.83%) JavaScript
11 28 (22.05%) Software Testing
12 27 (21.26%) Test Management
13 26 (20.47%) Degree
13 26 (20.47%) Java
14 25 (19.69%) BDD
15 24 (18.90%) JIRA
15 24 (18.90%) .NET
15 24 (18.90%) Linux
16 22 (17.32%) Web Services
16 22 (17.32%) Software Engineering
17 21 (16.54%) Automated Testing
17 21 (16.54%) RESTful
17 21 (16.54%) Test Strategy
18 20 (15.75%) Waterfall
18 20 (15.75%) Computer Science
18 20 (15.75%) ISTQB
18 20 (15.75%) QuickTest Pro

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (7.09%) Confluence
2 7 (5.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) MS Office
2 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.94%) SaaS
3 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) HTTP
2 3 (2.36%) LTE
2 3 (2.36%) 3G
2 3 (2.36%) 3GPP
2 3 (2.36%) Wireless
3 2 (1.57%) Internet
3 2 (1.57%) 4G
4 1 (0.79%) HSPA
4 1 (0.79%) Modbus
4 1 (0.79%) Profibus
4 1 (0.79%) DSL
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.79%) Broadband
4 1 (0.79%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (7.87%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.51%) Redis
4 7 (5.51%) SSDT
4 7 (5.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (5.51%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.36%) Big Data
6 3 (2.36%) MySQL
7 2 (1.57%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (1.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 52 (40.94%) Selenium
2 37 (29.13%) Cucumber
3 24 (18.90%) JIRA
4 20 (15.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 17 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (11.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (11.02%) WebDriver
8 13 (10.24%) Jenkins
8 13 (10.24%) Git (software)
9 10 (7.87%) Visual Studio
10 8 (6.30%) LoadRunner
10 8 (6.30%) JMeter
10 8 (6.30%) SoapUI
10 8 (6.30%) FitNesse
11 7 (5.51%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (5.51%) Selenium IDE
12 6 (4.72%) LabVIEW
12 6 (4.72%) Calabash
12 6 (4.72%) Rational Functional Tester
13 5 (3.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 55 (43.31%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.94%) Electronics
4 5 (3.94%) Banking
5 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.57%) Retail
6 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.90%) .NET
2 22 (17.32%) Web Services
3 21 (16.54%) RESTful
4 18 (14.17%) XML
5 15 (11.81%) HTML
6 14 (11.02%) Gherkin
7 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET
8 10 (7.87%) LINQ
9 8 (6.30%) WCF
10 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.15%) JSON
10 4 (3.15%) Apache Flex
11 3 (2.36%) Natural Language Processing
12 2 (1.57%) CSS
12 2 (1.57%) REST
12 2 (1.57%) HTML5
12 2 (1.57%) WPF
13 1 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
13 1 (0.79%) Ultra Messaging
13 1 (0.79%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.75%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.09%) Open Source
3 8 (6.30%) iPhone
3 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.15%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.36%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.36%) GIS
6 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.57%) User Experience
6 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.79%) Biology
7 1 (0.79%) Life Science
7 1 (0.79%) Telematics
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) DTV
7 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.79%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.90%) Linux
2 11 (8.66%) Windows
3 10 (7.87%) Android
4 5 (3.94%) UNIX
5 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.73%) Test Automation
3 33 (25.98%) Test Planning
4 31 (24.41%) Validation
5 30 (23.62%) Test Scripting
6 28 (22.05%) Software Testing
7 27 (21.26%) Test Management
8 25 (19.69%) BDD
9 22 (17.32%) Software Engineering
10 21 (16.54%) Automated Testing
10 21 (16.54%) Test Strategy
11 20 (15.75%) Waterfall
12 19 (14.96%) Scrum
12 19 (14.96%) V-Model
13 17 (13.39%) Automation Testing
13 17 (13.39%) Manual Testing
13 17 (13.39%) Performance Testing
14 16 (12.60%) Regression Testing
15 11 (8.66%) Integration Testing
15 11 (8.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.50%) SQL
2 30 (23.62%) C#
3 29 (22.83%) JavaScript
4 26 (20.47%) Java
5 11 (8.66%) Ruby
5 11 (8.66%) Python
6 10 (7.87%) C
7 9 (7.09%) C++
8 8 (6.30%) Perl
9 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.15%) VBScript
9 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.36%) PHP
11 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.79%) VB
12 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (24.41%) ISEB
2 26 (20.47%) Degree
3 20 (15.75%) ISTQB
4 10 (7.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.72%) HNC
6 6 (4.72%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (29.13%) QA
2 5 (3.94%) JTAG
2 5 (3.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.79%) Iperf
Vendors
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.94%) Perforce
3 4 (3.15%) HP
4 2 (1.57%) Telerik
5 1 (0.79%) Intel
5 1 (0.79%) BMC
5 1 (0.79%) Borland
5 1 (0.79%) Google
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