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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank - 109 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £41,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1244 1265 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.88% 94.83% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 1138 960
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Performance Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Validation
6 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
6 5 (31.25%) T-Plan
6 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) VirtualBox
7 4 (25.00%) Welsh Language
7 4 (25.00%) ISEB
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) Information Security
9 2 (12.50%) Selenium
9 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Banking
9 2 (12.50%) Retail
10 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (25.00%) Welsh Language
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Performance Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Validation
6 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 2 (12.50%) Information Security
10 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) T-Plan
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft