The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 141 123 168
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.086% 0.30% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +10.38%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £36,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.69% -18.88%
Senior Test Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2241 1924 2840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.80% 95.34% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1851 1587 2235
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the Hertfordshire region.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
(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
Watford - 2 £65,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
East of England

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
1 12 (63.16%) Erlang
1 12 (63.16%) 4G
2 11 (57.89%) SIGTRAN
2 11 (57.89%) Solaris
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) SS7
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
4 5 (26.32%) Gherkin
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) JUnit
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) NUnit
6 2 (10.53%) WATIR
6 2 (10.53%) System Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
6 2 (10.53%) JBehave
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
6 2 (10.53%) Jenkins

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) 4G
2 11 (57.89%) SIGTRAN
2 11 (57.89%) SS7
3 1 (5.26%) LTE
3 1 (5.26%) GPRS
3 1 (5.26%) GSM
3 1 (5.26%) UMTS
3 1 (5.26%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) WATIR
3 2 (10.53%) JBehave
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Calabash
4 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Solaris
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.79%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) System Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.53%) BDD
3 2 (10.53%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Erlang
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA