The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. 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 29 July 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 advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 30 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.24% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 27 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -7.64%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1293 1209 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.49% 96.03% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1070 836
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the Wales region.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Wales

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Wales - 16 £42,500 -
South Wales - 14 £30,000 - 2
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 17 (51.52%) Validation
2 12 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Testing
3 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
5 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Welsh Language
7 6 (18.18%) JIRA
7 6 (18.18%) T-Plan
7 6 (18.18%) VirtualBox
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) ISEB
8 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Selenium
9 4 (12.12%) Android
9 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (12.12%) BDD
9 4 (12.12%) Robotium
9 4 (12.12%) Calabash
9 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) Finance
9 4 (12.12%) TDD
9 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.12%) MS Office
9 4 (12.12%) Web Services
9 4 (12.12%) Windows

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) JIRA
2 5 (15.15%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) Robotium
3 4 (12.12%) Calabash
4 3 (9.09%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.03%) JBehave
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 7 (21.21%) Welsh Language
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) REST
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Android
1 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Validation
2 12 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
5 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
8 4 (12.12%) BDD
8 4 (12.12%) TDD
9 3 (9.09%) Code Coverage
10 2 (6.06%) Information Security
11 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
11 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) PHP
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) Ruby
1 1 (3.03%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.18%) ISEB
3 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) T-Plan
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 13 days ago