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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 186 173 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -16.66%
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
3863 3647 3645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.98% 94.53% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3189 3184 3202
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Salford +1 1 - -
Senior Test Engineer
North West

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Firebug
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Flash
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C++

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Firebug
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (25.00%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center