The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Test Engineer
UK
Rank 840 901 930
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Test Engineer 18 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.020% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 22
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £72,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Senior Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Test Engineer within the UK.

Senior Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Test Engineer over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Software Test Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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
England +48 18 £47,500 - 4
London +73 8 £49,500 -45.00% 1
South East +62 4 £40,000 -15.78%
East of England +16 4 £47,500 - 2
Essex - 3 - - 1
Oxford - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £56,250 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 - 1
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge +1 1 £47,500 - 1
City of London - 1 £65,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Senior Software 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 featuring Senior Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) QA
4 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (40.00%) BDD
5 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (32.00%) Selenium
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) OO
6 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Python
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (24.00%) Test Management
8 6 (24.00%) Android
8 6 (24.00%) RESTful
8 6 (24.00%) Open Source
9 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) XML
9 5 (20.00%) Scrum
10 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.00%) TDD
10 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing

Senior Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) GIS
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.00%) Bundler
3 3 (12.00%) ClearQuest
3 3 (12.00%) CruiseControl
3 3 (12.00%) FishEye
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Hudson
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (12.00%) Spock
3 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (12.00%) Zephyr
4 2 (8.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (8.00%) JMeter
5 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (8.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) RESTful
3 5 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) CSS3
5 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (12.00%) GWT
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) Middleware
5 3 (12.00%) React
5 3 (12.00%) REST
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
6 2 (8.00%) .NET
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blog
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.00%) BBC
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Android
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) BDD
2 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (32.00%) OO
4 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) Open Source
6 6 (24.00%) Test Management
7 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.00%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (12.00%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) PhD
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) FINEOS
2 1 (4.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Telerik
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