The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 249 251 235
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.097% 0.041% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.043% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Test Engineer
England

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 4 £38,250 -
Lancashire +7 3 £40,500 -2.40%
Senior Test Engineer
England

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 6 (54.55%) Android
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Hudson
4 5 (45.45%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Firebug
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Test Management
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (36.36%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
8 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
8 1 (9.09%) Robotium
8 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
8 1 (9.09%) iPhone SDK
8 1 (9.09%) BDD

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 5 (45.45%) Hudson
3 5 (45.45%) Firebug
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Robotium
5 1 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
1 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone SDK
1 1 (9.09%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Mobile
1 6 (54.55%) Android
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Test Management
5 4 (36.36%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
8 1 (9.09%) BDD
8 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) ION Trading
1 1 (9.09%) Symbian