The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 790 733 782
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 90 156 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.15% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.16% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 77 103 88
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 26 January 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 89 £50,000 +5.26% 10
London -2 45 £50,000 -6.97% 5
South West +5 17 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Bristol +4 12 £55,000 +22.22%
South East -29 11 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Berkshire +2 7 £51,250 +13.88%
East of England -44 7 £65,000 +54.76% 1
Yorkshire -14 6 £30,000 -14.28%
City of London -15 5 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Maidenhead - 5 - -
Leeds -1 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £45,000 +7.14%
West Yorkshire -14 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Gloucestershire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Cambridge 0 3 £42,500 -
Watford -14 3 £65,000 +62.50%
Hampshire -17 3 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -42 3 £65,000 +55.68% 1
Cheltenham - 3 £37,500 - 1
Teddington - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands -10 2 £38,750 +14.81%
Sheffield - 2 £32,250 -
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
Feltham - 2 £48,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £32,250 -
East Midlands +6 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Scotland -2 1 - - 1
Coventry -9 1 £40,000 +18.51%
Derby - 1 £37,500 -
Dundee - 1 - - 1

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title.

1 107 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (39.46%) Selenium
3 67 (36.22%) Finance
4 61 (32.97%) SQL
5 58 (31.35%) Software Testing
5 58 (31.35%) Test Automation
6 55 (29.73%) C#
7 52 (28.11%) Test Planning
8 49 (26.49%) Test Scripting
9 48 (25.95%) QA
10 46 (24.86%) ISEB
11 44 (23.78%) Java
12 43 (23.24%) Validation
12 43 (23.24%) Automated Testing
13 40 (21.62%) Linux
14 39 (21.08%) Test Management
15 38 (20.54%) ISTQB
16 35 (18.92%) JIRA
17 34 (18.38%) XML
17 34 (18.38%) Mentoring
17 34 (18.38%) BDD
17 34 (18.38%) Test Strategy
18 33 (17.84%) .NET
19 32 (17.30%) JavaScript
19 32 (17.30%) Web Services
20 31 (16.76%) Windows
20 31 (16.76%) Scrum
21 28 (15.14%) Computer Science
21 28 (15.14%) Manual Testing
21 28 (15.14%) Cucumber

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.86%) Confluence
2 7 (3.78%) Node.js
3 3 (1.62%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.62%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.08%) IIS
4 2 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.16%) SaaS
2 3 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) Internet
1 7 (3.78%) 3G
1 7 (3.78%) Wireless
2 6 (3.24%) Broadband
3 5 (2.70%) HTTP
4 3 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.62%) LAN
4 3 (1.62%) WAN
5 2 (1.08%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.08%) VoIP
5 2 (1.08%) ISDN
5 2 (1.08%) VPN
5 2 (1.08%) Network Security
5 2 (1.08%) LTE
5 2 (1.08%) 4G
6 1 (0.54%) VLAN
6 1 (0.54%) DSL
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) DNS
6 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.86%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.78%) Redis
5 7 (3.78%) SSDT
5 7 (3.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (3.78%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.78%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.62%) Big Data
8 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.54%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.54%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.54%) OLAP
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 73 (39.46%) Selenium
2 35 (18.92%) JIRA
3 28 (15.14%) Cucumber
4 25 (13.51%) Jenkins
4 25 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (12.97%) Git (software)
6 20 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 18 (9.73%) WebDriver
8 13 (7.03%) SpecFlow
8 13 (7.03%) NUnit
8 13 (7.03%) Bugzilla
9 12 (6.49%) JUnit
9 12 (6.49%) TeamCity
9 12 (6.49%) Calabash
10 10 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (4.86%) WATIR
11 9 (4.86%) JBehave
12 8 (4.32%) FitNesse
12 8 (4.32%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (4.32%) Selenium IDE
General
1 67 (36.22%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Retail
3 7 (3.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.70%) Banking
5 4 (2.16%) Games
6 3 (1.62%) Legal
7 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.38%) XML
2 33 (17.84%) .NET
3 32 (17.30%) Web Services
4 20 (10.81%) RESTful
5 19 (10.27%) HTML
6 15 (8.11%) ASP.NET
6 15 (8.11%) WCF
7 13 (7.03%) LINQ
8 12 (6.49%) Gherkin
9 11 (5.95%) REST
10 10 (5.41%) SOAP
11 7 (3.78%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.62%) JFC
12 3 (1.62%) JMS
12 3 (1.62%) Natural Language Processing
13 2 (1.08%) WPF
14 1 (0.54%) HTML5
14 1 (0.54%) JSON
14 1 (0.54%) Middleware
14 1 (0.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.14%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.27%) Open Source
3 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.95%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.86%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.24%) GIS
7 5 (2.70%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.16%) Online Games
9 3 (1.62%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.08%) PKI
10 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.54%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.54%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.54%) Life Science
11 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.54%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.62%) Linux
2 31 (16.76%) Windows
3 10 (5.41%) UNIX
4 7 (3.78%) Android
5 5 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (31.35%) Software Testing
2 58 (31.35%) Test Automation
3 52 (28.11%) Test Planning
4 49 (26.49%) Test Scripting
5 43 (23.24%) Automated Testing
5 43 (23.24%) Validation
6 39 (21.08%) Test Management
7 34 (18.38%) BDD
7 34 (18.38%) Test Strategy
7 34 (18.38%) Mentoring
8 31 (16.76%) Scrum
9 28 (15.14%) Manual Testing
10 26 (14.05%) Regression Testing
11 24 (12.97%) Performance Testing
11 24 (12.97%) Waterfall
11 24 (12.97%) V-Model
12 22 (11.89%) Automation Testing
13 21 (11.35%) Software Engineering
14 20 (10.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.97%) SQL
2 55 (29.73%) C#
3 44 (23.78%) Java
4 32 (17.30%) JavaScript
5 24 (12.97%) Python
6 20 (10.81%) Ruby
7 14 (7.57%) C++
8 10 (5.41%) C
9 8 (4.32%) VBScript
9 8 (4.32%) Perl
9 8 (4.32%) PHP
10 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.16%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.62%) XPath
11 3 (1.62%) VBA
11 3 (1.62%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.54%) VB
13 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (24.86%) ISEB
2 38 (20.54%) ISTQB
3 27 (14.59%) Degree
4 21 (11.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (3.78%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.24%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.70%) HND
10 2 (1.08%) CCNA
10 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.54%) CISSP
11 1 (0.54%) HNC
11 1 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (25.95%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.62%) Firmware
3 3 (1.62%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.62%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
4 1 (0.54%) XenServer
4 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (7.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Pingdom
2 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.49%) HP
3 8 (4.32%) VMware
4 5 (2.70%) Citrix
4 5 (2.70%) Perforce
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle
6 3 (1.62%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.62%) Informatica
6 3 (1.62%) Altova
6 3 (1.62%) T-Plan
7 1 (0.54%) Splunk
7 1 (0.54%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.54%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.54%) Telerik
7 1 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.54%) BMC
7 1 (0.54%) Intel
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