The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 243 217 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.18% 0.055% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.059% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -11.17%
Senior Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7069 5107 5535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.36% 94.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5588 4030 4545
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 Yorkshire

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire -31 7 £32,500 -22.61%
South Yorkshire - 4 £42,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Senior Test Engineer
England

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 24 (80.00%) QA
2 18 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 18 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 17 (56.67%) SOAP
4 16 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 16 (53.33%) Test Strategy
5 15 (50.00%) Web Services
5 15 (50.00%) XML
5 15 (50.00%) Project Management
6 7 (23.33%) Linux
6 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) STB
7 6 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (20.00%) UNIX
7 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.00%) SQL
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.67%) Games
9 2 (6.67%) JIRA
9 2 (6.67%) MS Office
9 2 (6.67%) Finance
9 2 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
9 2 (6.67%) ISEB

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
1 2 (6.67%) Ranorex
2 1 (3.33%) Capybara
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) TestNG
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.67%) Games
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) SOAP
2 15 (50.00%) Web Services
2 15 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) JRuby
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) STB
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 18 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 16 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 16 (53.33%) Test Strategy
3 15 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Test Management
7 1 (3.33%) System Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Atlassian