The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Senior Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
England / South West
Rank 228 241 229
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 3 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.089% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.092% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 18
Median salary £32,500 £46,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.72% -15.90%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
4781 5448 5905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.66% 97.22% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3983 4636 5015
Median salary £40,000 £38,875 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 3 £32,500 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Senior Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Python
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Test Management
6 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Android
7 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (25.00%) Spock
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) QA
8 2 (16.67%) Selenium
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) Unix
8 2 (16.67%) OO

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) 2G
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) 4G
1 1 (8.33%) LTE
1 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (8.33%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (25.00%) Spock
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Android
1 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Test Management
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (16.67%) OO
8 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (8.33%) SDLC
8 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) PhD
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Huawei
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Nokia
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitve salary plus benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago