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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 780 814 858
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 110 149 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 98 124 106
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +15 105 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South East +43 27 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Yorkshire +38 27 £42,500 +6.25% 3
West Yorkshire +22 27 £42,500 +6.25% 2
London +36 21 £60,000 +9.09% 6
East of England +21 18 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Bradford -17 15 £42,500 +6.25%
Surrey +16 13 £52,500 -2.32% 2
Woking - 10 £52,500 - 1
Leeds +32 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Midlands +12 9 £32,500 -
South West +5 8 £33,046 - 1
Kent - 7 £47,500 -
West Malling - 7 £47,500 -
Essex +16 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Northamptonshire +18 5 £32,500 -
Bedford +17 5 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes +15 5 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £32,500 -
Basildon +12 5 - -
Bedfordshire +11 5 £32,500 - 1
South Wales +11 5 £41,250 +3.12%
Wales +10 5 £41,250 +3.12%
Northampton +8 5 £32,500 -
Cambridge +7 5 £55,000 +18.91%
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £55,000 +18.91%
North West -1 4 £42,500 +21.42%
City of London +45 3 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Exeter - 3 £28,591 -
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 130 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (55.78%) Test Automation
3 84 (42.21%) Test Strategy
4 83 (41.71%) QA
4 83 (41.71%) Java
5 78 (39.20%) Selenium
6 71 (35.68%) Finance
7 65 (32.66%) ISEB
8 61 (30.65%) ISTQB
9 56 (28.14%) SQL
10 52 (26.13%) Python
11 51 (25.63%) Software Testing
12 45 (22.61%) Automation Testing
13 42 (21.11%) Cucumber
14 41 (20.60%) Automated Testing
15 40 (20.10%) Degree
16 35 (17.59%) Regression Testing
16 35 (17.59%) Functional Testing
17 34 (17.09%) Linux
18 33 (16.58%) Scrum
19 30 (15.08%) C#
19 30 (15.08%) TDD
19 30 (15.08%) Waterfall
20 28 (14.07%) Manual Testing
21 27 (13.57%) E-Commerce
21 27 (13.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 26 (13.07%) SoapUI
23 24 (12.06%) Mentoring
23 24 (12.06%) Unit Testing
23 24 (12.06%) Retail

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 (3.52%) IIS
2 2 (1.01%) Confluence
3 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.52%) MS Office
3 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.50%) FastStats
2 1 (0.50%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.51%) GitHub
2 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.01%) Slack
4 1 (0.50%) Google Play
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.52%) LTE
2 4 (2.01%) HTTP
3 3 (1.51%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.51%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.01%) 3G
4 2 (1.01%) 4G
4 2 (1.01%) BGP
4 2 (1.01%) Broadband
4 2 (1.01%) Internet
4 2 (1.01%) IPv6
4 2 (1.01%) MPLS
4 2 (1.01%) Wireless
5 1 (0.50%) 2G
5 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.50%) RS-232
5 1 (0.50%) UMTS
5 1 (0.50%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.50%) WiMAX
5 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.04%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.51%) Big Data
3 5 (2.51%) DB2
4 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.01%) Redis
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 78 (39.20%) Selenium
2 42 (21.11%) Cucumber
3 26 (13.07%) SoapUI
4 18 (9.05%) HP UFT
4 18 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (7.54%) JIRA
6 13 (6.53%) WebDriver
7 12 (6.03%) Eclipse
8 9 (4.52%) JUnit
8 9 (4.52%) Ranorex
8 9 (4.52%) Subversion
9 8 (4.02%) Robot Framework
10 7 (3.52%) Git (software)
10 7 (3.52%) Jenkins
10 7 (3.52%) JMeter
10 7 (3.52%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.52%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.51%) LoadRunner
11 5 (2.51%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (2.01%) Appium
General
1 71 (35.68%) Finance
2 24 (12.06%) Retail
3 20 (10.05%) Banking
3 20 (10.05%) Legal
4 13 (6.53%) Back Office
5 9 (4.52%) Marketing
6 7 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.02%) Front Office
8 4 (2.01%) Games
9 3 (1.51%) Electronics
10 2 (1.01%) Advertising
10 2 (1.01%) Military
11 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.54%) .NET
2 15 (7.54%) XML
3 13 (6.53%) REST
3 13 (6.53%) SOAP
4 12 (6.03%) Web Services
5 10 (5.03%) HTML
6 8 (4.02%) HTML5
7 6 (3.02%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.01%) CSS
9 3 (1.51%) J2EE
9 3 (1.51%) RESTful
10 2 (1.01%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.01%) CSS3
10 2 (1.01%) LESS
10 2 (1.01%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (1.01%) OpenRasta
10 2 (1.01%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (1.01%) Unreal Engine
11 1 (0.50%) Guava
11 1 (0.50%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.05%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.53%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.52%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.52%) Fintech
4 7 (3.52%) Health Informatics
4 7 (3.52%) Informatics
5 6 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.51%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.51%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.01%) User Experience
8 2 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.01%) EPoS
8 2 (1.01%) iPad
8 2 (1.01%) Life Science
9 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.50%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.09%) Linux
2 18 (9.05%) Apple iOS
3 17 (8.54%) Android
4 15 (7.54%) Unix
5 12 (6.03%) Windows
6 8 (4.02%) Solaris
7 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (55.78%) Test Automation
3 84 (42.21%) Test Strategy
4 51 (25.63%) Software Testing
5 45 (22.61%) Automation Testing
6 41 (20.60%) Automated Testing
7 35 (17.59%) Functional Testing
7 35 (17.59%) Regression Testing
8 33 (16.58%) Scrum
9 30 (15.08%) TDD
9 30 (15.08%) Waterfall
10 28 (14.07%) Manual Testing
11 27 (13.57%) E-Commerce
12 24 (12.06%) Mentoring
12 24 (12.06%) Unit Testing
13 23 (11.56%) BDD
13 23 (11.56%) SDLC
13 23 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (11.06%) Test Scripting
14 22 (11.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (41.71%) Java
2 56 (28.14%) SQL
3 52 (26.13%) Python
4 30 (15.08%) C#
5 17 (8.54%) Bash Shell
5 17 (8.54%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.54%) Ruby
6 9 (4.52%) C++
7 8 (4.02%) Perl
8 5 (2.51%) COBOL
8 5 (2.51%) PHP
9 4 (2.01%) C
9 4 (2.01%) VB
10 2 (1.01%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.01%) ES6
10 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.50%) Korn
11 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (32.66%) ISEB
2 61 (30.65%) ISTQB
3 40 (20.10%) Degree
4 27 (13.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.51%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.01%) PhD
6 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (41.71%) QA
2 3 (1.51%) SDET
2 3 (1.51%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.51%) Firmware
3 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 19 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.54%) VMware
3 13 (6.53%) HP
3 13 (6.53%) Oracle
4 3 (1.51%) Cisco
4 3 (1.51%) FINEOS
4 3 (1.51%) Guidewire
4 3 (1.51%) Huawei
4 3 (1.51%) Nokia
4 3 (1.51%) Telerik
5 2 (1.01%) Apple
5 2 (1.01%) Google
5 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.01%) SAP
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe
6 1 (0.50%) Dell
6 1 (0.50%) EMC
6 1 (0.50%) IBM
6 1 (0.50%) NetApp
6 1 (0.50%) Sage
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Package/Pension/Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reco Group
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per year + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 11 days ago