The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 260 235 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% 0.060% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.063% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
Senior Test Engineer
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7086 6322 6864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.19% 94.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5976 5421 5905
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 October 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
Cheshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Manchester -11 1 - -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (80.00%) Test Management
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Server
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) BBC
3 1 (20.00%) Flash

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) BBC
2 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VBScript
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Terminal Server
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
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