The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 728 779 780
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 210 109 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.096% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 161 90 114
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 2014 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +74 199 £45,000 +5.88% 16
London -11 69 £50,000 -9.09% 6
East of England +28 44 £41,750 +4.37% 5
Hertfordshire +43 36 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South East -1 34 £38,500 -9.41% 2
City of London +11 20 £52,500 -8.69% 2
West Yorkshire -16 17 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire -34 17 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Watford - 16 £43,750 -
South West +7 15 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Bristol +15 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Oxfordshire -5 11 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Oxford +6 10 £38,500 -14.44% 1
West Midlands +10 9 £42,500 +30.76%
Leeds -14 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Kent - 9 £37,500 -
Warwickshire +21 8 £42,500 +30.76%
Warwick +9 8 £42,500 +30.76%
Reading +8 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Berkshire +4 8 £45,000 +5.88%
North West +3 7 £40,500 -2.40%
Cambridgeshire - 7 £41,500 - 4
Borehamwood +5 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 £41,500 - 4
Hampshire -3 4 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 4 £38,250 -
Halifax - 4 £32,500 - 1
Lancashire +4 3 £40,500 -2.40%
Somerset -2 3 £53,000 +41.33% 1
East Midlands -15 3 £47,500 +20.25%

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 121 (34.47%) Selenium
2 113 (32.19%) QA
3 106 (30.20%) SQL
4 95 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (26.78%) Test Automation
6 83 (23.65%) Degree
7 79 (22.51%) Software Testing
8 70 (19.94%) 4G
9 69 (19.66%) Automated Testing
10 67 (19.09%) C#
11 66 (18.80%) Test Scripting
12 65 (18.52%) System Testing
13 64 (18.23%) ISEB
14 63 (17.95%) Java
15 60 (17.09%) Telecoms
16 58 (16.52%) WebDriver
17 57 (16.24%) .NET
18 56 (15.95%) ISTQB
19 55 (15.67%) XML
20 54 (15.38%) Finance
20 54 (15.38%) LTE
21 51 (14.53%) Risk Management
21 51 (14.53%) WCDMA
22 50 (14.25%) TDD
22 50 (14.25%) Risk Analysis
23 48 (13.68%) Demand Management
24 47 (13.39%) Banking
25 46 (13.11%) Erlang
26 45 (12.82%) Performance Testing
26 45 (12.82%) Manual Testing

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (1.99%) Apache
2 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.14%) Mule
3 4 (1.14%) nginx
3 4 (1.14%) Node.js
4 2 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.28%) SAS
5 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 70 (19.94%) 4G
2 54 (15.38%) LTE
3 51 (14.53%) WCDMA
4 33 (9.40%) GPRS
4 33 (9.40%) GSM
5 18 (5.13%) SS7
5 18 (5.13%) SIGTRAN
6 15 (4.27%) HTTP
7 8 (2.28%) Wireless
8 7 (1.99%) Internet
8 7 (1.99%) ZigBee
9 6 (1.71%) UMTS
10 5 (1.42%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.14%) 3G
11 4 (1.14%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.85%) 3GPP
12 3 (0.85%) 2G
13 2 (0.57%) GGSN
13 2 (0.57%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (5.41%) MySQL
4 13 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (2.28%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.42%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.14%) Redis
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 121 (34.47%) Selenium
2 58 (16.52%) WebDriver
3 43 (12.25%) Cucumber
4 31 (8.83%) QuickTest Pro
5 28 (7.98%) FitNesse
5 28 (7.98%) Jenkins
6 26 (7.41%) JIRA
7 25 (7.12%) SoapUI
8 24 (6.84%) JBehave
8 24 (6.84%) JUnit
9 22 (6.27%) Hudson
10 19 (5.41%) Maven
11 17 (4.84%) Visual Studio Team System
11 17 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (3.99%) Calabash
12 14 (3.99%) Toad
13 11 (3.13%) NUnit
13 11 (3.13%) MbUnit
14 10 (2.85%) Git (software)
15 9 (2.56%) TestNG
General
1 60 (17.09%) Telecoms
2 54 (15.38%) Finance
3 47 (13.39%) Banking
4 19 (5.41%) Retail
5 17 (4.84%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.70%) Electronics
7 12 (3.42%) Manufacturing
8 11 (3.13%) Military
9 8 (2.28%) Law
10 4 (1.14%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.85%) Advertising
11 3 (0.85%) Marketing
12 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.57%) Back Office
12 2 (0.57%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.28%) Front Office
13 1 (0.28%) Games
13 1 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (16.24%) .NET
2 55 (15.67%) XML
3 39 (11.11%) SOAP
4 25 (7.12%) Web Services
5 19 (5.41%) HTML
6 16 (4.56%) ASP.NET
7 10 (2.85%) XSLT
7 10 (2.85%) LINQ
7 10 (2.85%) RESTful
7 10 (2.85%) Gherkin
8 9 (2.56%) REST
9 8 (2.28%) WCF
10 7 (1.99%) Spring
11 4 (1.14%) PowerMock
11 4 (1.14%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.14%) Middleware
11 4 (1.14%) CSS
12 3 (0.85%) XSD
12 3 (0.85%) Java EE
13 2 (0.57%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.70%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.27%) Mathematics
4 13 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 12 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.99%) Video on Demand
7 6 (1.71%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.42%) STB
9 4 (1.14%) Firmware
10 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.85%) DTV
10 3 (0.85%) Wiki
11 2 (0.57%) iPhone
11 2 (0.57%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.57%) EFT
11 2 (0.57%) Handset
11 2 (0.57%) Open Source
11 2 (0.57%) New Media
12 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.54%) Linux
2 41 (11.68%) Android
3 31 (8.83%) Apple iOS
4 30 (8.55%) UNIX
4 30 (8.55%) Windows
5 18 (5.13%) Solaris
6 8 (2.28%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (26.78%) Test Automation
3 79 (22.51%) Software Testing
4 69 (19.66%) Automated Testing
5 66 (18.80%) Test Scripting
6 65 (18.52%) System Testing
7 51 (14.53%) Risk Management
8 50 (14.25%) TDD
8 50 (14.25%) Risk Analysis
9 48 (13.68%) Demand Management
10 45 (12.82%) Manual Testing
10 45 (12.82%) Performance Testing
11 43 (12.25%) Integration Testing
12 39 (11.11%) BDD
13 32 (9.12%) Network Architecture
14 31 (8.83%) Test Strategy
15 30 (8.55%) Automation Testing
16 29 (8.26%) Scrum
16 29 (8.26%) E-Commerce
17 27 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 106 (30.20%) SQL
2 67 (19.09%) C#
3 63 (17.95%) Java
4 46 (13.11%) Erlang
5 36 (10.26%) Python
6 26 (7.41%) Ruby
7 24 (6.84%) JavaScript
8 21 (5.98%) PHP
9 18 (5.13%) C
10 11 (3.13%) Perl
11 9 (2.56%) VBScript
12 8 (2.28%) C++
13 5 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.14%) Scala
15 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.57%) VB
16 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.28%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 83 (23.65%) Degree
2 64 (18.23%) ISEB
3 56 (15.95%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (1.99%) HND
6 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.14%) CCA
8 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (32.19%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) NFS
2 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (9.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (6.27%) HP
2 18 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.85%) Oracle
4 5 (1.42%) JBoss
5 4 (1.14%) SAP
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe
6 2 (0.57%) Apple
7 1 (0.28%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.28%) Agilent
7 1 (0.28%) Atmel
7 1 (0.28%) T-Plan
7 1 (0.28%) Progress
7 1 (0.28%) Symbian
7 1 (0.28%) EMC
7 1 (0.28%) Intel
7 1 (0.28%) BMC
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Experis Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Release Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Arqiva
Salary: benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to c£45k + package
Posted: 20 days ago