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 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 225 - 250
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.071% - 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% - 0.047%
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
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
5382 6806 6379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.04% 96.58% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 5759 5348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016. 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
Manchester - 4 £42,500 - 2
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) NUnit
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Gradle

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) TestNG
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) 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
Chorley, Lancashire
Roqit
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago