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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 840 841 814
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 74 139 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 61 111 138
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.61%

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -28 70 £50,000 +17.64% 13
London -4 20 £70,000 +47.36% 3
South East +5 19 £52,500 +26.50% 2
West Yorkshire +7 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +6 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Surrey +39 11 £52,500 -8.69% 2
East of England +12 10 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Woking - 9 £52,500 - 1
Bradford -6 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Leeds +24 5 £45,000 - 1
West Malling - 5 £47,500 -
Kent - 5 £47,500 -
Essex - 5 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £55,000 +15.78% 1
West Midlands -11 4 - -
Basildon - 4 - - 1
East Midlands +12 3 £36,250 +11.53% 3
Cambridge +2 3 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South West -10 3 £49,750 +32.66% 1
City of London +43 2 £65,000 +51.16% 1
Reigate +9 2 £50,000 -13.04%
South Wales +6 2 - - 1
Berkshire +3 2 £48,750 +5.40%
Wales -1 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -6 2 £49,750 +39.16%
Cardiff - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 £49,750 -
Warwick - 2 - -

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 102 (58.29%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (55.43%) Test Automation
3 76 (43.43%) Java
4 74 (42.29%) QA
5 69 (39.43%) Test Strategy
6 61 (34.86%) Finance
7 56 (32.00%) Selenium
8 54 (30.86%) ISEB
9 48 (27.43%) SQL
9 48 (27.43%) ISTQB
10 46 (26.29%) Python
11 44 (25.14%) Automation Testing
12 43 (24.57%) Degree
13 41 (23.43%) Software Testing
14 40 (22.86%) Automated Testing
15 32 (18.29%) Linux
16 31 (17.71%) Manual Testing
16 31 (17.71%) Cucumber
17 30 (17.14%) Regression Testing
18 28 (16.00%) Unit Testing
19 27 (15.43%) Scrum
19 27 (15.43%) SDLC
20 26 (14.86%) Functional Testing
21 25 (14.29%) Waterfall
21 25 (14.29%) Integration Testing
21 25 (14.29%) TDD
22 24 (13.71%) E-Commerce
23 23 (13.14%) C#
24 22 (12.57%) Computer Science
24 22 (12.57%) User Acceptance 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 (4.00%) IIS
2 2 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.57%) FastStats
1 1 (0.57%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.57%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.86%) GitHub
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Google Play
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.86%) LTE
2 4 (2.29%) HTTP
2 4 (2.29%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.71%) Internet
4 2 (1.14%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.14%) BGP
4 2 (1.14%) Broadband
4 2 (1.14%) IPv6
4 2 (1.14%) MPLS
5 1 (0.57%) 2G
5 1 (0.57%) 3G
5 1 (0.57%) 4G
5 1 (0.57%) RS-232
5 1 (0.57%) SAN
5 1 (0.57%) VLAN
5 1 (0.57%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.86%) Big Data
3 5 (2.86%) DB2
4 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.57%) Redis
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (32.00%) Selenium
2 31 (17.71%) Cucumber
3 18 (10.29%) SoapUI
4 17 (9.71%) JIRA
5 14 (8.00%) HP UFT
5 14 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 11 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (5.71%) JMeter
8 9 (5.14%) Subversion
9 8 (4.57%) Jenkins
10 7 (4.00%) Eclipse
10 7 (4.00%) JUnit
10 7 (4.00%) Ranorex
10 7 (4.00%) Robot Framework
11 6 (3.43%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.86%) Appium
12 5 (2.86%) Git (software)
12 5 (2.86%) LoadRunner
12 5 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
13 4 (2.29%) Mercurial
General
1 61 (34.86%) Finance
2 19 (10.86%) Retail
3 14 (8.00%) Banking
4 13 (7.43%) Legal
5 9 (5.14%) Back Office
6 8 (4.57%) Front Office
7 7 (4.00%) Marketing
7 7 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.86%) Games
9 3 (1.71%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.71%) Electronics
9 3 (1.71%) Military
10 2 (1.14%) Automotive
10 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.00%) .NET
1 14 (8.00%) Web Services
2 13 (7.43%) XML
3 11 (6.29%) REST
3 11 (6.29%) SOAP
4 9 (5.14%) HTML
5 8 (4.57%) Gherkin
6 7 (4.00%) HTML5
7 3 (1.71%) CSS
7 3 (1.71%) J2EE
7 3 (1.71%) RESTful
8 2 (1.14%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.57%) CSS3
9 1 (0.57%) Guava
9 1 (0.57%) LESS
9 1 (0.57%) OpenRasta
9 1 (0.57%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.57%) RESTEasy
9 1 (0.57%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.57%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.57%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.86%) Fintech
6 5 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.86%) Health Informatics
6 5 (2.86%) Informatics
6 5 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.29%) iPad
8 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.71%) EPoS
9 2 (1.14%) Life Science
9 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.57%) User Experience
10 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.29%) Linux
2 20 (11.43%) Unix
3 15 (8.57%) Windows
4 14 (8.00%) Android
4 14 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.71%) Solaris
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (58.29%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (55.43%) Test Automation
3 69 (39.43%) Test Strategy
4 44 (25.14%) Automation Testing
5 41 (23.43%) Software Testing
6 40 (22.86%) Automated Testing
7 31 (17.71%) Manual Testing
8 30 (17.14%) Regression Testing
9 28 (16.00%) Unit Testing
10 27 (15.43%) Scrum
10 27 (15.43%) SDLC
11 26 (14.86%) Functional Testing
12 25 (14.29%) Integration Testing
12 25 (14.29%) TDD
12 25 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 24 (13.71%) E-Commerce
14 22 (12.57%) Test Scripting
14 22 (12.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (12.00%) Mentoring
16 20 (11.43%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (43.43%) Java
2 48 (27.43%) SQL
3 46 (26.29%) Python
4 23 (13.14%) C#
5 16 (9.14%) Ruby
6 11 (6.29%) Bash Shell
7 9 (5.14%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.43%) C++
8 6 (3.43%) Perl
9 5 (2.86%) C
9 5 (2.86%) COBOL
10 3 (1.71%) VB
11 2 (1.14%) Ada
11 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.57%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.57%) ES6
12 1 (0.57%) Groovy
12 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (30.86%) ISEB
2 48 (27.43%) ISTQB
3 43 (24.57%) Degree
4 19 (10.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.14%) PhD
6 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (42.29%) QA
2 6 (3.43%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.14%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) Firmware
3 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (6.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 21 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.00%) VMware
3 11 (6.29%) HP
4 7 (4.00%) Oracle
5 5 (2.86%) SAP
6 4 (2.29%) Rally
7 3 (1.71%) Apple
7 3 (1.71%) Cisco
7 3 (1.71%) FINEOS
7 3 (1.71%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.71%) Huawei
7 3 (1.71%) Nokia
7 3 (1.71%) Telerik
8 2 (1.14%) Google
8 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.57%) Dell
9 1 (0.57%) EMC
9 1 (0.57%) IBM
9 1 (0.57%) NetApp
9 1 (0.57%) Sage
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benifits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYS
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Nagra Media UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent package + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 8 days ago