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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 748 817 889
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 134 147 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 120 126 75
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016 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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +42 121 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Yorkshire +54 42 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Yorkshire +62 41 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Leeds +50 27 £46,000 -16.36% 5
London +1 23 £55,000 +4.76% 4
East of England +23 19 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South East +46 18 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North West -10 13 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Manchester -3 10 £39,250 +8.27% 4
Hertfordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Scotland +31 8 £45,000 +17.64%
Edinburgh +21 8 £45,000 +5.88%
St Albans - 8 £45,000 -
Cambridge +8 7 £57,500 +24.32% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £57,500 +24.32% 2
Halifax - 7 £35,000 - 3
Surrey +22 6 £50,000 - 1
South West +15 6 £32,500 -22.61% 1
Bradford -2 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Wales -13 5 £41,250 +3.12%
Somerset - 5 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +5 4 £36,250 +11.53%
South Wales -4 4 £41,250 +3.12%
Kent - 4 £50,000 -
City of London +20 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes +14 3 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £41,250 -
West Malling - 3 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £37,500 -

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 168 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (57.66%) Selenium
3 121 (54.50%) Test Automation
4 105 (47.30%) QA
5 90 (40.54%) Java
6 89 (40.09%) Test Strategy
7 88 (39.64%) ISEB
8 86 (38.74%) ISTQB
9 71 (31.98%) Software Testing
10 67 (30.18%) Cucumber
11 66 (29.73%) SQL
12 59 (26.58%) Regression Testing
13 58 (26.13%) Scrum
14 56 (25.23%) Finance
14 56 (25.23%) C#
15 54 (24.32%) Functional Testing
16 52 (23.42%) Waterfall
17 46 (20.72%) Python
17 46 (20.72%) TDD
17 46 (20.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 44 (19.82%) SoapUI
19 40 (18.02%) Mentoring
20 39 (17.57%) BDD
21 36 (16.22%) Degree
21 36 (16.22%) Automated Testing
22 35 (15.77%) Linux
23 33 (14.86%) Test Management
23 33 (14.86%) Automation Testing
24 32 (14.41%) Test Scripting
25 31 (13.96%) Kanban

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 6 (2.70%) IIS
2 4 (1.80%) Apache
3 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.45%) Confluence
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.50%) MS Office
2 6 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.80%) SaaS
2 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.90%) Slack
3 1 (0.45%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.70%) LTE
2 4 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.35%) 3G
3 3 (1.35%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.35%) 4G
3 3 (1.35%) Wireless
4 2 (0.90%) BGP
4 2 (0.90%) Broadband
4 2 (0.90%) IPv6
4 2 (0.90%) MPLS
4 2 (0.90%) UMTS
4 2 (0.90%) WiMAX
5 1 (0.45%) 2G
5 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.45%) Internet
5 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.45%) LAN
5 1 (0.45%) WAN
5 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.71%) Relational Database
2 13 (5.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.70%) MySQL
4 5 (2.25%) DB2
5 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.90%) Redis
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.45%) HBase
7 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 128 (57.66%) Selenium
2 67 (30.18%) Cucumber
3 44 (19.82%) SoapUI
4 28 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (10.81%) WebDriver
6 20 (9.01%) HP UFT
7 15 (6.76%) JMeter
8 13 (5.86%) Jenkins
9 12 (5.41%) Eclipse
10 11 (4.95%) Ranorex
10 11 (4.95%) SpecFlow
11 10 (4.50%) JUnit
12 9 (4.05%) Robot Framework
13 8 (3.60%) JIRA
14 7 (3.15%) Visual Studio
15 6 (2.70%) Git (software)
16 5 (2.25%) Appium
16 5 (2.25%) LoadRunner
16 5 (2.25%) Selenium IDE
17 3 (1.35%) Calabash
General
1 56 (25.23%) Finance
2 23 (10.36%) Retail
3 21 (9.46%) Banking
4 18 (8.11%) Legal
5 13 (5.86%) Back Office
6 9 (4.05%) Marketing
7 7 (3.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.25%) Advertising
9 4 (1.80%) Games
10 2 (0.90%) Electronics
10 2 (0.90%) Military
11 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.71%) SOAP
1 26 (11.71%) XML
2 22 (9.91%) .NET
3 16 (7.21%) REST
4 14 (6.31%) Web Services
5 10 (4.50%) HTML
6 7 (3.15%) HTML5
7 5 (2.25%) Gherkin
7 5 (2.25%) RESTful
8 4 (1.80%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.80%) CSS
9 3 (1.35%) J2EE
10 2 (0.90%) CSS3
10 2 (0.90%) Guava
10 2 (0.90%) Guice
10 2 (0.90%) LESS
10 2 (0.90%) OpenRasta
10 2 (0.90%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (0.90%) RESTEasy
10 2 (0.90%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.95%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.05%) Health Informatics
3 9 (4.05%) Informatics
4 7 (3.15%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.15%) User Experience
5 6 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.70%) Fintech
6 5 (2.25%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.80%) iPad
7 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) BBC
8 2 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.45%) EPoS
9 1 (0.45%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.77%) Linux
2 23 (10.36%) Android
3 20 (9.01%) Apple iOS
4 13 (5.86%) Windows
5 3 (1.35%) Unix
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (54.50%) Test Automation
3 89 (40.09%) Test Strategy
4 71 (31.98%) Software Testing
5 59 (26.58%) Regression Testing
6 58 (26.13%) Scrum
7 54 (24.32%) Functional Testing
8 52 (23.42%) Waterfall
9 46 (20.72%) TDD
10 40 (18.02%) Mentoring
11 39 (17.57%) BDD
12 36 (16.22%) Automated Testing
13 33 (14.86%) Automation Testing
13 33 (14.86%) Test Management
14 32 (14.41%) Test Scripting
15 31 (13.96%) Kanban
16 30 (13.51%) E-Commerce
16 30 (13.51%) Software Delivery
17 29 (13.06%) SDLC
18 28 (12.61%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 90 (40.54%) Java
2 66 (29.73%) SQL
3 56 (25.23%) C#
4 46 (20.72%) Python
5 24 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 18 (8.11%) Ruby
7 17 (7.66%) C++
8 16 (7.21%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.60%) PHP
10 7 (3.15%) C
11 6 (2.70%) Perl
12 5 (2.25%) COBOL
12 5 (2.25%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.80%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.35%) VB
15 2 (0.90%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.90%) ES6
16 1 (0.45%) Korn
16 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 88 (39.64%) ISEB
2 86 (38.74%) ISTQB
3 46 (20.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 36 (16.22%) Degree
5 7 (3.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.90%) PhD
7 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (47.30%) QA
2 4 (1.80%) SDET
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (7.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Kibana
2 1 (0.45%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 29 (13.06%) Oracle
2 18 (8.11%) HP
3 14 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.31%) VMware
4 3 (1.35%) Huawei
4 3 (1.35%) Nokia
5 2 (0.90%) Apple
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco
5 2 (0.90%) FINEOS
5 2 (0.90%) Google
5 2 (0.90%) Guidewire
5 2 (0.90%) Telerik
6 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.45%) EMC
6 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k-60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Excellent package available!
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
iSource IT
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £100,000 + equity
Posted: 10 days ago
Blackpool
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £31,635 plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 21 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
SSP
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
North London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 23 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Share Scheme
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