The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 20 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.53% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -16.66%
Senior Test Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1259 1226 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.40% 96.08% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1092 887
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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
South Wales - 10 £30,000 -
West Wales - 10 £42,500 -
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (48.57%) Validation
2 14 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
3 13 (37.14%) Automated Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
4 12 (34.29%) Agile Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) JIRA
6 8 (22.86%) Welsh Language
6 8 (22.86%) T-Plan
6 8 (22.86%) VirtualBox
6 8 (22.86%) ISEB
7 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
8 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.29%) MS Office
9 5 (14.29%) Selenium
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
10 4 (11.43%) Android
10 4 (11.43%) BDD
10 4 (11.43%) Robotium
10 4 (11.43%) Calabash
10 4 (11.43%) Web Services
10 4 (11.43%) Windows

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (14.29%) MS Office
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) Selenium
3 4 (11.43%) Robotium
3 4 (11.43%) Calabash
4 3 (8.57%) eggPlant
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) JBehave
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 8 (22.86%) Welsh Language
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) REST
2 3 (8.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Android
1 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Validation
2 14 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 13 (37.14%) Automated Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Agile Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
5 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.43%) BDD
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
9 3 (8.57%) Information Security
9 3 (8.57%) Code Coverage
10 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) PHP
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) Ruby
1 1 (2.86%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
2 8 (22.86%) ISEB
3 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) T-Plan
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft