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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
England / South West
Rank 226 250 233
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 9 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 10
Median salary £32,000 £45,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.05% -16.81%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%

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
4949 5583 5819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.51% 97.03% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4109 4627 4914
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
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 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 5 £32,000 -14.66% 3
Devon -1 3 £28,591 -42.81%
Bristol -1 1 £47,500 +14.45% 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 February 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 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
3 13 (72.22%) ISTQB
4 12 (66.67%) BDD
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (55.56%) Test Management
6 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
7 9 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (44.44%) SpecFlow
8 8 (44.44%) C#
9 7 (38.89%) Python
9 7 (38.89%) ISEB
9 7 (38.89%) Scrum
9 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
10 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
10 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
10 6 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (33.33%) Spock
11 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (22.22%) Selenium
12 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
12 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
12 4 (22.22%) Security Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SpecFlow
2 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 6 (33.33%) Spock
3 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 3 (16.67%) IntelliJ
5 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.56%) Capybara
6 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
6 1 (5.56%) Protractor
6 1 (5.56%) WATIR
6 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) Behat
1 1 (5.56%) EJB
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) React
1 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
4 12 (66.67%) BDD
5 10 (55.56%) Test Management
5 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
6 9 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (38.89%) Scrum
7 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
8 6 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (22.22%) DevOps
9 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
9 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
9 4 (22.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) C
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) ISTQB
2 11 (61.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (38.89%) ISEB
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
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