The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 123 134 122
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 17 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.044% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.047% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 6
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -16.66%
Senior Test Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2306 2113 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.65% 93.87% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1678 1601
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 Reading

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 20 (68.97%) QA
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) PHP
3 10 (34.48%) VBScript
3 10 (34.48%) Python
3 10 (34.48%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (34.48%) XML
3 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Integration Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
3 10 (34.48%) System Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Selenium
3 10 (34.48%) Automation Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Ruby
3 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (34.48%) WebDriver
4 9 (31.03%) AQtime
4 9 (31.03%) Degree
4 9 (31.03%) IMAP
4 9 (31.03%) Wireshark
4 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
4 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (31.03%) WebLOAD
4 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (31.03%) NAS
4 9 (31.03%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
4 9 (31.03%) Benchmarking

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SMTP
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
1 9 (31.03%) IMAP
1 9 (31.03%) Wireshark
1 9 (31.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (34.48%) Selenium
1 10 (34.48%) WebDriver
2 9 (31.03%) AQtime
2 9 (31.03%) WebLOAD
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) XML
2 9 (31.03%) MAPI
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (34.48%) Integration Testing
1 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
1 10 (34.48%) System Testing
1 10 (34.48%) Automation Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (31.03%) Benchmarking
3 1 (3.45%) Scrum
3 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) PHP
2 10 (34.48%) VBScript
2 10 (34.48%) Python
2 10 (34.48%) Ruby
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (68.97%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
1 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
1 9 (31.03%) VMware