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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 835 846 790
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 80 122 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68 92 178
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +18 75 £52,500 +23.52% 16
London +42 31 £65,000 +40.54% 4
Yorkshire +21 13 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire +11 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds +31 11 £45,000 -
South East +9 11 £52,500 +16.66% 4
East of England +32 10 £59,000 +31.11% 6
Surrey +23 7 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 7 £59,000 +24.21% 5
West Midlands -8 7 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cambridge +9 6 £59,000 +24.21% 4
Woking - 6 £52,500 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £40,000 - 1
City of London +53 3 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Scotland +6 3 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Essex - 3 - - 1
Basildon - 3 - - 1
Warwick - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - - 1
South West +10 2 £37,500 -
Edinburgh +6 2 £38,000 -10.58%
Berkshire +6 2 £48,750 +21.87%
Kent - 2 £47,500 -
West Malling - 2 £47,500 -
Coulsdon - 2 £50,000 -
Bristol +23 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Reading +13 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Reigate +8 1 £50,000 -13.04%
East Midlands +6 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Bradford +5 1 £42,500 +6.25%

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 104 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 93 (51.10%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (49.45%) Java
4 80 (43.96%) QA
5 68 (37.36%) Test Strategy
6 58 (31.87%) Finance
7 57 (31.32%) Selenium
8 54 (29.67%) SQL
9 48 (26.37%) Software Testing
9 48 (26.37%) Degree
9 48 (26.37%) Automation Testing
10 47 (25.82%) ISEB
11 46 (25.27%) Python
12 45 (24.73%) Automated Testing
13 43 (23.63%) ISTQB
14 39 (21.43%) Manual Testing
15 35 (19.23%) Linux
16 34 (18.68%) Cucumber
17 31 (17.03%) Unit Testing
18 30 (16.48%) TDD
18 30 (16.48%) Microsoft
18 30 (16.48%) Regression Testing
19 29 (15.93%) C#
19 29 (15.93%) Integration Testing
20 28 (15.38%) Functional Testing
21 27 (14.84%) Waterfall
21 27 (14.84%) Scrum
22 25 (13.74%) Unix
22 25 (13.74%) Test Scripting
23 24 (13.19%) SDLC

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 (3.85%) IIS
2 3 (1.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.55%) FastStats
1 1 (0.55%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.55%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.75%) GitHub
2 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.75%) HTTP
2 4 (2.20%) Internet
2 4 (2.20%) LTE
2 4 (2.20%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.65%) VLAN
4 2 (1.10%) SAN
5 1 (0.55%) BGP
5 1 (0.55%) Broadband
5 1 (0.55%) GPRS
5 1 (0.55%) GSM
5 1 (0.55%) IPv6
5 1 (0.55%) Modbus
5 1 (0.55%) MPLS
5 1 (0.55%) Profibus
5 1 (0.55%) RS-232
5 1 (0.55%) UMTS
5 1 (0.55%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.85%) Big Data
4 5 (2.75%) DB2
5 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 57 (31.32%) Selenium
2 34 (18.68%) Cucumber
3 17 (9.34%) JIRA
4 16 (8.79%) WebDriver
5 15 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.59%) Jenkins
7 11 (6.04%) HP UFT
7 11 (6.04%) JMeter
7 11 (6.04%) Subversion
8 10 (5.49%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.85%) JUnit
9 7 (3.85%) SpecFlow
10 6 (3.30%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.30%) Git (software)
10 6 (3.30%) LoadRunner
11 5 (2.75%) Appium
11 5 (2.75%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.75%) Ranorex
11 5 (2.75%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (2.75%) WATIR
General
1 58 (31.87%) Finance
2 15 (8.24%) Banking
3 14 (7.69%) Retail
4 9 (4.95%) Front Office
5 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.85%) Legal
7 6 (3.30%) Back Office
8 5 (2.75%) Marketing
9 4 (2.20%) Electronics
9 4 (2.20%) Games
10 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.10%) Aerospace
11 2 (1.10%) Automotive
11 2 (1.10%) Military
12 1 (0.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.89%) Web Services
2 17 (9.34%) .NET
3 12 (6.59%) SOAP
4 9 (4.95%) Gherkin
5 8 (4.40%) HTML
5 8 (4.40%) REST
5 8 (4.40%) XML
6 7 (3.85%) RESTful
7 6 (3.30%) HTML5
8 3 (1.65%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (1.65%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (1.10%) CSS
10 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.55%) Guice
10 1 (0.55%) iBATIS
10 1 (0.55%) J2EE
10 1 (0.55%) JMS
10 1 (0.55%) Middleware
10 1 (0.55%) Spring
10 1 (0.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.64%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.75%) iPad
5 5 (2.75%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.20%) Fintech
7 3 (1.65%) EPoS
7 3 (1.65%) Life Science
7 3 (1.65%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.10%) Health Informatics
8 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.10%) Informatics
9 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.23%) Linux
2 25 (13.74%) Unix
3 20 (10.99%) Windows
4 14 (7.69%) Solaris
5 8 (4.40%) Android
5 8 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 93 (51.10%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (37.36%) Test Strategy
4 48 (26.37%) Automation Testing
4 48 (26.37%) Software Testing
5 45 (24.73%) Automated Testing
6 39 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 31 (17.03%) Unit Testing
8 30 (16.48%) Regression Testing
8 30 (16.48%) TDD
9 29 (15.93%) Integration Testing
10 28 (15.38%) Functional Testing
11 27 (14.84%) Scrum
11 27 (14.84%) Waterfall
12 25 (13.74%) Test Scripting
13 24 (13.19%) Mentoring
13 24 (13.19%) SDLC
14 23 (12.64%) BDD
15 22 (12.09%) Build Automation
15 22 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (49.45%) Java
2 54 (29.67%) SQL
3 46 (25.27%) Python
4 29 (15.93%) C#
5 20 (10.99%) Ruby
6 10 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.95%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.30%) Perl
9 5 (2.75%) C
9 5 (2.75%) COBOL
10 4 (2.20%) C++
11 2 (1.10%) Ada
11 2 (1.10%) PHP
11 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.55%) Groovy
12 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (26.37%) Degree
2 47 (25.82%) ISEB
3 43 (23.63%) ISTQB
4 15 (8.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (3.30%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (43.96%) QA
2 7 (3.85%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.10%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.55%) Firmware
3 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 30 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.59%) VMware
3 8 (4.40%) HP
3 8 (4.40%) Oracle
4 6 (3.30%) SAP
5 5 (2.75%) Rally
6 4 (2.20%) FINEOS
6 4 (2.20%) Guidewire
6 4 (2.20%) Telerik
7 3 (1.65%) Apple
8 2 (1.10%) Cisco
8 2 (1.10%) Huawei
8 2 (1.10%) Nokia
8 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.55%) Apteco
9 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.55%) Dell
9 1 (0.55%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.55%) IBM
9 1 (0.55%) NetApp
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70,000 to £85,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago