The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Test Engineer
Rank 896 870 888
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Test Engineer 17 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.012% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 6
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £36,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,450 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Senior Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Test Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Software Test Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
England -19 17 £40,000 +1.91% 1
South East +16 6 £42,500 -8.60%
Cambridgeshire +1 6 £40,000 -1.23% 1
East of England -11 6 £40,000 -1.23% 1
Cambridge 0 3 £40,000 - 1
London -56 3 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £42,500 -
Peterborough - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £42,500 -
South West -14 2 £37,000 -2.63%
Oxfordshire - 2 £38,500 -
Bristol - 2 £37,000 -
Oxford - 2 £38,500 -
Surrey - 1 £43,000 -
Woking - 1 £43,000 -

Senior Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 19 (41.30%) C#
3 18 (39.13%) Automated Testing
4 16 (34.78%) Degree
5 15 (32.61%) Software Testing
5 15 (32.61%) ISTQB
5 15 (32.61%) ISEB
6 14 (30.43%) Performance Testing
7 12 (26.09%) Test Scripting
7 12 (26.09%) MbUnit
7 12 (26.09%) .NET
7 12 (26.09%) NUnit
8 11 (23.91%) QA
8 11 (23.91%) Java
9 10 (21.74%) DNA
9 10 (21.74%) JIRA
9 10 (21.74%) Selenium
9 10 (21.74%) Ruby
9 10 (21.74%) Law
9 10 (21.74%) Manufacturing
9 10 (21.74%) Military
9 10 (21.74%) User Stories
9 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
10 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
10 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
11 8 (17.39%) Subversion
12 7 (15.22%) Internet
12 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
12 7 (15.22%) Windows

Senior Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 6 (13.04%) Wireless
3 4 (8.70%) HTTP
4 2 (4.35%) DSL
5 1 (2.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MbUnit
1 12 (26.09%) NUnit
2 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 10 (21.74%) Selenium
3 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.39%) Subversion
5 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.52%) YouTrack
8 2 (4.35%) LabVIEW
9 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (21.74%) Law
1 10 (21.74%) Manufacturing
1 10 (21.74%) Military
2 4 (8.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) SOAP
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
4 4 (8.70%) RESTful
4 4 (8.70%) Flash
4 4 (8.70%) XML
4 4 (8.70%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) Smart Meter
3 4 (8.70%) Video on Demand
3 4 (8.70%) DTV
4 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 18 (39.13%) Automated Testing
3 15 (32.61%) Software Testing
4 14 (30.43%) Performance Testing
5 12 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 10 (21.74%) DNA
6 10 (21.74%) User Stories
7 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
8 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.87%) TDD
10 5 (10.87%) Agile Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Test Management
11 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.70%) BDD
11 4 (8.70%) B2C
11 4 (8.70%) Web Development
12 3 (6.52%) Scrum
12 3 (6.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) C#
2 11 (23.91%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) Ruby
4 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.04%) Python
6 5 (10.87%) PHP
7 4 (8.70%) Scala
7 4 (8.70%) SQL
7 4 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 15 (32.61%) ISTQB
2 15 (32.61%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) HP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
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