The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Senior Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 188 173 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%

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
3656 3214 3838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.85% 96.87% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3078 2663 3266
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Senior Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) BDD
3 13 (65.00%) TDD
4 12 (60.00%) Selenium
5 9 (45.00%) QA
5 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
5 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Scrum
6 8 (40.00%) C#
6 8 (40.00%) Java
6 8 (40.00%) PHP
6 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (30.00%) DevOps
8 6 (30.00%) QA Automation
8 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (25.00%) HP UFT
9 5 (25.00%) OO
9 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (25.00%) C++
9 5 (25.00%) iPad
10 4 (20.00%) Ruby
10 4 (20.00%) SDLC
11 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Degree
11 3 (15.00%) Kanban
11 3 (15.00%) Computer Science

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.00%) Gradle
5 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
5 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.00%) TestNG
6 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) DOM
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) BDD
3 13 (65.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
7 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (30.00%) QA Automation
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (25.00%) OO
9 4 (20.00%) SDLC
10 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Kanban
11 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
1 8 (40.00%) Java
1 8 (40.00%) PHP
2 5 (25.00%) C++
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef