Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Test Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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

Senior Software Test Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 301 327 359
Rank change year-on-year +26 +32 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Test Engineer 21 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.22% 0.19% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 1
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +26.32% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £48,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 9,146 11,469 12,143
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 96.83% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,907 9,405 10,007
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Senior Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Test Engineer in the East of England

Senior Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Test Engineer in the East of England

Senior Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Test Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Test Engineer in the East of England

Senior Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Test Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +29 21 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Senior Software Test Engineer
England

Senior Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, Senior Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Senior Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (90.48%) Manual Testing
3 18 (85.71%) Software Testing
4 17 (80.95%) Statistics
4 17 (80.95%) Degree
4 17 (80.95%) Finance
4 17 (80.95%) Mathematics
4 17 (80.95%) Computer Science
4 17 (80.95%) WPF
4 17 (80.95%) Usability Testing
4 17 (80.95%) Reactive Extensions
4 17 (80.95%) Capital Modelling
5 14 (66.67%) Reinsurance
5 14 (66.67%) Risk Management
6 11 (52.38%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) Python
9 2 (9.52%) QA
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.52%) Big Data
10 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
10 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.76%) TestRail
10 1 (4.76%) Slack
10 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (4.76%) SaaS
10 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
10 1 (4.76%) TeamCity

Senior Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.76%) TestRail
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Reactive Extensions
1 17 (80.95%) WPF
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (90.48%) Manual Testing
3 18 (85.71%) Software Testing
4 17 (80.95%) Capital Modelling
4 17 (80.95%) Computer Science
4 17 (80.95%) Mathematics
4 17 (80.95%) Statistics
4 17 (80.95%) Usability Testing
5 14 (66.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft