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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 244 240 232
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 3 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.054% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 11
Median salary £49,750 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.61%
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
5369 5725 5979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.10% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4535 4825 4922
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire -4 2 £49,750 +39.16%
Bristol +10 1 - -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) LTE
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Robot Framework
5 2 (20.00%) PhD
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) XML

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 3 (30.00%) LTE
1 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (10.00%) 2G
2 1 (10.00%) 3G
2 1 (10.00%) 4G
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Robot Framework
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) Ada
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) PhD
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Huawei
1 1 (10.00%) Nokia
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle