The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
UK
Rank 705 855 852
Rank change year-on-year
+150 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 157 97 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.095% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.098% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 137 85 87
Median salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,600 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 within the UK.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +128 147 £46,000 -8.00% 12
London +68 46 £55,000 - 5
Yorkshire +62 42 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Yorkshire +61 42 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leeds +56 32 £46,000 +2.22% 1
East of England +33 16 £50,000 +5.26%
South East +74 15 £42,250 -6.11% 1
Manchester -11 12 £40,500 -4.70%
North West -16 12 £40,500 -4.70%
Halifax +7 10 £35,000 -
South West +23 8 £32,000 -36.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £57,500 +21.05%
Scotland +26 7 £38,750 +13.97%
Edinburgh - 7 £38,750 -
Surrey +58 6 £62,500 +31.57%
Cambridge +11 6 £57,500 +21.05%
Berkshire +48 5 £36,500 -33.63%
Essex +27 5 - -
City of London +19 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Somerset - 5 £32,039 - 4
Reading - 4 £36,500 -
West Midlands +21 3 £45,000 -2.70%
Coventry +16 3 £45,000 -2.70%
East Midlands +15 3 £41,000 +9.33%
Wales +11 3 £36,000 -31.42%
Nottingham +8 3 £41,000 +9.33%
Devon +2 3 £28,591 -42.81%
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £41,000 +9.33%
Exeter - 3 £28,591 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,000 -

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 233 (78.45%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (61.28%) Selenium
3 158 (53.20%) Test Automation
4 145 (48.82%) QA
5 125 (42.09%) Java
6 112 (37.71%) ISTQB
7 109 (36.70%) ISEB
8 106 (35.69%) Software Testing
9 97 (32.66%) SQL
10 95 (31.99%) Scrum
10 95 (31.99%) Cucumber
11 91 (30.64%) Test Strategy
12 85 (28.62%) TDD
13 75 (25.25%) C#
13 75 (25.25%) Waterfall
13 75 (25.25%) Functional Testing
14 73 (24.58%) Regression Testing
15 71 (23.91%) BDD
16 67 (22.56%) SoapUI
17 57 (19.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 57 (19.19%) Mentoring
18 55 (18.52%) Finance
19 54 (18.18%) Test Management
20 51 (17.17%) Test Scripting
20 51 (17.17%) Python
21 47 (15.82%) JavaScript
21 47 (15.82%) SOAP
22 45 (15.15%) E-Commerce
22 45 (15.15%) Kanban
23 43 (14.48%) Automated Testing

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.36%) Apache
2 4 (1.35%) IIS
3 2 (0.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.02%) MS Office
2 5 (1.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.02%) Force.com
2 4 (1.35%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Slack
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.69%) HTTP
2 6 (2.02%) LTE
2 6 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.01%) 3G
3 3 (1.01%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.01%) 4G
3 3 (1.01%) Internet
3 3 (1.01%) Wireless
4 2 (0.67%) UMTS
4 2 (0.67%) WiMAX
5 1 (0.34%) 2G
5 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.34%) MIMO
5 1 (0.34%) UWB
5 1 (0.34%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.13%) Relational Database
2 21 (7.07%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.03%) MySQL
4 7 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.68%) GIS
5 5 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.67%) Redis
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.34%) HBase
8 1 (0.34%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 182 (61.28%) Selenium
2 95 (31.99%) Cucumber
3 67 (22.56%) SoapUI
4 37 (12.46%) WebDriver
5 34 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (10.77%) Jenkins
7 24 (8.08%) JIRA
8 22 (7.41%) JMeter
9 17 (5.72%) SpecFlow
10 15 (5.05%) Git (software)
11 12 (4.04%) HP UFT
12 11 (3.70%) JUnit
13 10 (3.37%) Appium
14 9 (3.03%) Eclipse
15 8 (2.69%) Ranorex
16 7 (2.36%) Visual Studio
17 6 (2.02%) Spock
17 6 (2.02%) TeamCity
18 5 (1.68%) Robot Framework
18 5 (1.68%) Zephyr
General
1 55 (18.52%) Finance
2 34 (11.45%) Retail
3 27 (9.09%) Banking
4 25 (8.42%) Legal
5 9 (3.03%) Advertising
6 5 (1.68%) Back Office
6 5 (1.68%) Marketing
6 5 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.35%) Electronics
8 2 (0.67%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (15.82%) SOAP
2 33 (11.11%) XML
3 30 (10.10%) .NET
4 23 (7.74%) Web Services
5 17 (5.72%) Gherkin
5 17 (5.72%) REST
6 16 (5.39%) HTML
7 15 (5.05%) RESTful
8 13 (4.38%) CSS
9 9 (3.03%) JSON
10 6 (2.02%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.68%) CSS3
11 5 (1.68%) GWT
11 5 (1.68%) HTML5
11 5 (1.68%) Middleware
12 4 (1.35%) Behat
13 3 (1.01%) jQuery
13 3 (1.01%) React
14 2 (0.67%) Apache Flex
14 2 (0.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.39%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.69%) User Experience
4 7 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.68%) iPad
6 5 (1.68%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.35%) Fintech
8 3 (1.01%) Blog
9 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.67%) BBC
9 2 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.34%) EPoS
10 1 (0.34%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.34%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.34%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.45%) Linux
2 16 (5.39%) Android
3 14 (4.71%) Windows
4 11 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (78.45%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (53.20%) Test Automation
3 106 (35.69%) Software Testing
4 95 (31.99%) Scrum
5 91 (30.64%) Test Strategy
6 85 (28.62%) TDD
7 75 (25.25%) Functional Testing
7 75 (25.25%) Waterfall
8 73 (24.58%) Regression Testing
9 71 (23.91%) BDD
10 57 (19.19%) Mentoring
11 54 (18.18%) Test Management
12 51 (17.17%) Test Scripting
13 45 (15.15%) E-Commerce
13 45 (15.15%) Kanban
14 43 (14.48%) Automated Testing
15 40 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (13.13%) Software Delivery
17 36 (12.12%) Automation Testing
18 35 (11.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 125 (42.09%) Java
2 97 (32.66%) SQL
3 75 (25.25%) C#
4 51 (17.17%) Python
5 47 (15.82%) JavaScript
6 22 (7.41%) Ruby
7 20 (6.73%) C++
8 18 (6.06%) PHP
9 16 (5.39%) C
10 10 (3.37%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.69%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.69%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.68%) Perl
13 4 (1.35%) Go
13 4 (1.35%) Groovy
13 4 (1.35%) Scala
14 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.67%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.67%) VB
15 2 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (37.71%) ISTQB
2 109 (36.70%) ISEB
3 57 (19.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 33 (11.11%) Degree
5 14 (4.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (2.69%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.67%) HND
9 1 (0.34%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (48.82%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (1.68%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (5.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) Kibana
3 1 (0.34%) Nagios
3 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (12.79%) Oracle
2 16 (5.39%) HP
2 16 (5.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.02%) Atlassian
3 6 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.68%) VMware
5 2 (0.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.34%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco
6 1 (0.34%) Google
6 1 (0.34%) Huawei
6 1 (0.34%) IBM
6 1 (0.34%) New Relic
6 1 (0.34%) Nokia
6 1 (0.34%) Splunk
Somerset
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Cometetive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 7.5% bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
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Salary: £30000 - £34157 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago