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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 225 217 210
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 15 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 9
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+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 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
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
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 £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -4 11 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £37,500 -
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 24 (92.31%) Finance
2 21 (80.77%) Validation
2 21 (80.77%) V-Model
3 20 (76.92%) Test Management
3 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (76.92%) Software Testing
3 20 (76.92%) Waterfall
3 20 (76.92%) Test Strategy
3 20 (76.92%) Test Planning
4 15 (57.69%) Selenium
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (3.85%) CAD
8 1 (3.85%) Firewall
8 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (3.85%) HNC
8 1 (3.85%) HND
8 1 (3.85%) Windows
8 1 (3.85%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) OO
8 1 (3.85%) Python
8 1 (3.85%) VPN
8 1 (3.85%) PKI
8 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 24 (92.31%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Validation
1 21 (80.77%) V-Model
2 20 (76.92%) Waterfall
2 20 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 20 (76.92%) Test Planning
2 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 20 (76.92%) Test Management
3 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.85%) OO
4 1 (3.85%) CAD
4 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) HNC
1 1 (3.85%) HND
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft