The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 211 258 311
Rank change year-on-year +47 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 7 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.16% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 8
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,250 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £72,750 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in the City of London

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in the City of London

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Engineer in the City of London

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 City of London region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) QA
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
3 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
5 5 (45.45%) Appium
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
5 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) Advertising
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) HTTP
5 5 (45.45%) Internet
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) Data Management
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
3 5 (45.45%) Appium
3 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (45.45%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) ATDD
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
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