The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 171 - 188
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% - 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
Senior Test Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3141 3879 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.20% 96.42% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2598 3327 3156
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TestNG
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Finance

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
Manchester
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago