The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 234 225 212
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 11 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.071% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.074% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 7
Average salary £55,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.80% +5.19%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.45% +1.25%
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6224 5398 5090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.56% 95.64% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5207 4693 4501
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 £23,000 £23,500 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 South West

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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
Bristol +13 9 £55,000 +39.24% 1
Dorset - 1 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £37,500 - 2
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) Validation
3 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
3 14 (51.85%) Test Strategy
4 13 (48.15%) V-Model
5 12 (44.44%) Selenium
5 12 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 12 (44.44%) Finance
5 12 (44.44%) Test Planning
6 11 (40.74%) Test Management
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) Scrum
9 3 (11.11%) Windows
9 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 2 (7.41%) Black-Box Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Linux
10 2 (7.41%) C#
10 2 (7.41%) Java
10 2 (7.41%) SQL
10 2 (7.41%) .NET
11 1 (3.70%) Maven
11 1 (3.70%) Military
11 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.70%) ISEB
11 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
11 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
11 1 (3.70%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Avionics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) Validation
3 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
3 14 (51.85%) Test Strategy
4 13 (48.15%) V-Model
5 12 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 12 (44.44%) Test Planning
6 11 (40.74%) Test Management
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.41%) Black-Box Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
10 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
10 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.70%) OO
10 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
2 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) HND
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) DO-160
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago