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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
UK
Rank 729 816 861
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 123 109 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 106 99 81
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
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 £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +85 112 £46,000 -8.00% 10
West Yorkshire +65 38 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Yorkshire +45 38 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Leeds +48 29 £46,000 +2.22% 2
London +51 28 £54,000 -6.08% 2
East of England +27 17 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West 0 13 £38,000 -7.87% 2
Manchester -9 13 £38,000 -7.87% 2
South East +50 12 £48,750 +2.63%
Scotland +22 9 £41,250 +21.32%
Edinburgh - 9 £41,250 -
Halifax - 9 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge +5 8 £57,500 +21.05%
Cambridgeshire 0 8 £57,500 +21.05%
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
St Albans - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey +32 5 £62,500 +25.00%
South West +16 4 £32,500 -29.72% 1
Somerset - 4 £32,500 -
City of London +26 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Essex +20 3 - - 1
Wales +5 2 £36,000 -10.00%
Kent - 2 £48,750 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - -
Berkshire +45 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Bracknell +16 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Milton Keynes +13 1 £40,000 +23.07%
South Wales +8 1 £36,000 -10.00%

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 189 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (59.35%) Selenium
3 134 (54.47%) Test Automation
4 113 (45.93%) QA
5 101 (41.06%) Java
6 91 (36.99%) ISEB
7 88 (35.77%) ISTQB
8 85 (34.55%) Software Testing
8 85 (34.55%) Test Strategy
9 77 (31.30%) Cucumber
10 74 (30.08%) SQL
11 70 (28.46%) Scrum
12 64 (26.02%) C#
13 60 (24.39%) Finance
14 59 (23.98%) Regression Testing
14 59 (23.98%) Functional Testing
15 58 (23.58%) TDD
16 57 (23.17%) Waterfall
17 55 (22.36%) SoapUI
18 52 (21.14%) BDD
19 48 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 46 (18.70%) Python
21 43 (17.48%) Mentoring
22 40 (16.26%) E-Commerce
23 39 (15.85%) Test Management
24 38 (15.45%) Test Scripting
24 38 (15.45%) Kanban
25 35 (14.23%) Automated Testing
25 35 (14.23%) SOAP
25 35 (14.23%) Automation 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 5 (2.03%) Apache
2 2 (0.81%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.41%) Confluence
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.25%) MS Office
2 4 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) SaaS
2 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) Slack
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.44%) LTE
2 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.22%) 3G
3 3 (1.22%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.22%) 4G
3 3 (1.22%) HTTP
3 3 (1.22%) Wireless
4 2 (0.81%) UMTS
4 2 (0.81%) WiMAX
5 1 (0.41%) 2G
5 1 (0.41%) BGP
5 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.41%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.41%) IPv6
5 1 (0.41%) MPLS
5 1 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.41%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.41%) WAN
5 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.60%) Relational Database
2 16 (6.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.85%) MySQL
4 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.22%) GIS
4 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.81%) Redis
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) HBase
6 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 146 (59.35%) Selenium
2 77 (31.30%) Cucumber
3 55 (22.36%) SoapUI
4 30 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (9.35%) WebDriver
6 22 (8.94%) Jenkins
7 16 (6.50%) HP UFT
7 16 (6.50%) JMeter
8 15 (6.10%) JIRA
9 11 (4.47%) SpecFlow
10 10 (4.07%) Git (software)
10 10 (4.07%) JUnit
10 10 (4.07%) Ranorex
11 9 (3.66%) Eclipse
12 8 (3.25%) Robot Framework
13 6 (2.44%) Appium
13 6 (2.44%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.63%) TeamCity
15 3 (1.22%) FishEye
15 3 (1.22%) FitNesse
General
1 60 (24.39%) Finance
2 32 (13.01%) Retail
3 26 (10.57%) Banking
4 23 (9.35%) Legal
5 9 (3.66%) Back Office
6 8 (3.25%) Marketing
7 7 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.03%) Advertising
9 4 (1.63%) Games
10 3 (1.22%) Electronics
11 2 (0.81%) Military
12 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.23%) SOAP
2 29 (11.79%) XML
3 27 (10.98%) .NET
4 17 (6.91%) REST
5 16 (6.50%) Web Services
6 11 (4.47%) RESTful
7 9 (3.66%) Gherkin
8 8 (3.25%) HTML
9 7 (2.85%) CSS
10 6 (2.44%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.44%) HTML5
11 5 (2.03%) CSS3
11 5 (2.03%) JSON
12 3 (1.22%) GWT
12 3 (1.22%) Middleware
12 3 (1.22%) React
13 2 (0.81%) Guava
13 2 (0.81%) LESS
13 2 (0.81%) RESTEasy
13 2 (0.81%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.69%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.25%) Health Informatics
3 8 (3.25%) Informatics
3 8 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.85%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.85%) User Experience
5 6 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.44%) Fintech
6 4 (1.63%) iPad
7 3 (1.22%) Blog
7 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.81%) BBC
8 2 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.82%) Linux
2 21 (8.54%) Android
3 18 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.69%) Windows
5 3 (1.22%) Unix
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (54.47%) Test Automation
3 85 (34.55%) Software Testing
3 85 (34.55%) Test Strategy
4 70 (28.46%) Scrum
5 59 (23.98%) Functional Testing
5 59 (23.98%) Regression Testing
6 58 (23.58%) TDD
7 57 (23.17%) Waterfall
8 52 (21.14%) BDD
9 43 (17.48%) Mentoring
10 40 (16.26%) E-Commerce
11 39 (15.85%) Test Management
12 38 (15.45%) Kanban
12 38 (15.45%) Test Scripting
13 35 (14.23%) Automated Testing
13 35 (14.23%) Automation Testing
14 33 (13.41%) SDLC
14 33 (13.41%) Software Delivery
15 31 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 101 (41.06%) Java
2 74 (30.08%) SQL
3 64 (26.02%) C#
4 46 (18.70%) Python
5 31 (12.60%) JavaScript
6 22 (8.94%) Ruby
7 19 (7.72%) C++
8 12 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.47%) C
10 9 (3.66%) PHP
11 7 (2.85%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.44%) Perl
13 5 (2.03%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.63%) VB
15 2 (0.81%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.81%) ES6
16 1 (0.41%) COBOL
16 1 (0.41%) Korn
16 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 91 (36.99%) ISEB
2 88 (35.77%) ISTQB
3 48 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 34 (13.82%) Degree
5 11 (4.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.03%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.81%) PhD
9 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) HNC
9 1 (0.41%) HND
9 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (45.93%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.81%) Firmware
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (5.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Kibana
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 31 (12.60%) Oracle
2 15 (6.10%) HP
3 12 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.07%) VMware
5 4 (1.63%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.81%) Apple
6 2 (0.81%) Google
6 2 (0.81%) Huawei
6 2 (0.81%) Nokia
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco
7 1 (0.41%) EMC
7 1 (0.41%) FINEOS
7 1 (0.41%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.41%) Telerik
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 12 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitve salary plus benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benesits
Posted: 12 days ago