Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Test Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 180 190
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 5 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.13% 0.062% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.064% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 - £42,500
10th Percentile £44,400 - £38,000
90th Percentile £55,000 - £47,000
South West median annual salary £49,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +50.77% -18.75% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3702 3111 3671
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.50% 96.95% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3076 2664 3178
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Senior Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in Bristol

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in Bristol

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Senior Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Data Validation
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Electronics
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) TestRail
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Velocity
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Data Validation
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore