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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 828 691 788
Rank change year-on-year
-137 +97
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 55 206 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.18% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.19% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 44 163 73
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
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 £26,988
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -18 23 £50,000 - 1
East of England -9 13 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire -8 8 £38,250 +6.25%
South West -31 6 £60,000 +33.33% 1
South East -20 4 £36,000 -6.49% 1
North West +10 1 £41,500 +2.46%
Senior Test Engineer
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Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 88 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (44.44%) Selenium
3 58 (40.28%) Finance
4 56 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 50 (34.72%) SQL
6 48 (33.33%) Test Planning
7 45 (31.25%) C#
8 42 (29.17%) QA
9 41 (28.47%) ISEB
10 38 (26.39%) Software Testing
10 38 (26.39%) Cucumber
11 37 (25.69%) Validation
12 35 (24.31%) Test Scripting
13 32 (22.22%) Test Management
14 31 (21.53%) Degree
15 30 (20.83%) JIRA
15 30 (20.83%) Test Strategy
16 29 (20.14%) Automated Testing
17 28 (19.44%) JavaScript
17 28 (19.44%) .NET
17 28 (19.44%) Web Services
18 27 (18.75%) Waterfall
18 27 (18.75%) Computer Science
19 26 (18.06%) V-Model
19 26 (18.06%) Linux
19 26 (18.06%) Java
20 25 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
21 24 (16.67%) BDD
22 23 (15.97%) Software Engineering
23 21 (14.58%) Jenkins

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.25%) Confluence
2 7 (4.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) MS Office
2 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.78%) SaaS
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) 3G
2 6 (4.17%) Internet
3 5 (3.47%) Broadband
4 3 (2.08%) HTTP
5 2 (1.39%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.39%) LTE
5 2 (1.39%) 4G
5 2 (1.39%) Wireless
6 1 (0.69%) Network Security
6 1 (0.69%) Modbus
6 1 (0.69%) Profibus
6 1 (0.69%) VoIP
6 1 (0.69%) ISDN
6 1 (0.69%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.86%) Redis
4 7 (4.86%) SSDT
4 7 (4.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (4.86%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (4.86%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.08%) Big Data
7 2 (1.39%) MySQL
7 2 (1.39%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (1.39%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 64 (44.44%) Selenium
2 38 (26.39%) Cucumber
3 30 (20.83%) JIRA
4 25 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (14.58%) Git (software)
5 21 (14.58%) Jenkins
6 20 (13.89%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (10.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (9.03%) WebDriver
8 13 (9.03%) Visual Studio
9 10 (6.94%) LoadRunner
9 10 (6.94%) NUnit
9 10 (6.94%) SoapUI
10 9 (6.25%) Bugzilla
10 9 (6.25%) Calabash
11 8 (5.56%) FitNesse
11 8 (5.56%) JMeter
11 8 (5.56%) JUnit
11 8 (5.56%) TeamCity
12 7 (4.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 58 (40.28%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
2 7 (4.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.47%) Electronics
3 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.78%) Games
5 3 (2.08%) Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.44%) .NET
1 28 (19.44%) Web Services
2 21 (14.58%) RESTful
3 19 (13.19%) XML
4 17 (11.81%) Gherkin
5 14 (9.72%) HTML
6 12 (8.33%) WCF
7 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET
8 10 (6.94%) LINQ
9 8 (5.56%) REST
10 7 (4.86%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.78%) JSON
11 4 (2.78%) SOAP
11 4 (2.78%) Apache Flex
12 3 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
13 2 (1.39%) WPF
13 2 (1.39%) HTML5
14 1 (0.69%) QuickFIX
14 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
14 1 (0.69%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.42%) Open Source
3 12 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.56%) iPhone
6 5 (3.47%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.47%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.78%) Online Games
7 4 (2.78%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.08%) GIS
9 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.69%) Telematics
10 1 (0.69%) Life Science
10 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.69%) DTV
10 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.06%) Linux
2 14 (9.72%) Windows
3 12 (8.33%) Android
4 7 (4.86%) UNIX
5 5 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 48 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 38 (26.39%) Software Testing
5 37 (25.69%) Validation
6 35 (24.31%) Test Scripting
7 32 (22.22%) Test Management
8 30 (20.83%) Test Strategy
9 29 (20.14%) Automated Testing
10 27 (18.75%) Waterfall
11 26 (18.06%) V-Model
12 24 (16.67%) BDD
13 23 (15.97%) Software Engineering
14 20 (13.89%) Manual Testing
15 19 (13.19%) Scrum
16 17 (11.81%) Mentoring
17 16 (11.11%) Automation Testing
17 16 (11.11%) Performance Testing
17 16 (11.11%) Regression Testing
18 14 (9.72%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (34.72%) SQL
2 45 (31.25%) C#
3 28 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.06%) Java
5 12 (8.33%) Ruby
6 11 (7.64%) Python
7 10 (6.94%) C
8 9 (6.25%) C++
9 7 (4.86%) Perl
10 4 (2.78%) VBScript
10 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.39%) PHP
13 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (28.47%) ISEB
2 31 (21.53%) Degree
3 20 (13.89%) ISTQB
4 12 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.17%) HNC
7 4 (2.78%) HND
8 3 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.69%) CCNA
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (29.17%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) JTAG
2 5 (3.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.78%) HP
2 4 (2.78%) Perforce
3 2 (1.39%) Telerik
4 1 (0.69%) Google
4 1 (0.69%) Intel
4 1 (0.69%) BMC
4 1 (0.69%) Borland
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