The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 232 265 259
Rank change year-on-year +33 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 14 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 10
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £36,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £47,750
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 East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5870 7089 7406
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.07% 96.24% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4686 5723 5965
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,150
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 East of England

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

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

Senior 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 Test Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in the East of England

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Engineer in the East of England

Senior 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 Test Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Essex +17 4 - -
Hertfordshire +21 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Norfolk - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Selenium
3 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
4 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
5 12 (38.71%) Degree
6 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
7 10 (32.26%) QA
7 10 (32.26%) Python
7 10 (32.26%) Linux
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) Java
8 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Scrum
9 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Functional Testing
10 7 (22.58%) TDD
10 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
11 6 (19.35%) JUnit
12 5 (16.13%) Hudson
12 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
12 5 (16.13%) REST
12 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
12 5 (16.13%) FishEye
12 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
12 5 (16.13%) DevOps
12 5 (16.13%) Zephyr
12 5 (16.13%) Issue Tracking
12 5 (16.13%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (16.13%) Cyber Intelligence

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Geospatial Data
1 5 (16.13%) GIS
1 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
1 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) JUnit
3 5 (16.13%) ClearQuest
3 5 (16.13%) CruiseControl
3 5 (16.13%) FishEye
3 5 (16.13%) Hudson
3 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
3 5 (16.13%) TeamCity
3 5 (16.13%) Zephyr
4 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) GWT
1 5 (16.13%) Middleware
1 5 (16.13%) REST
1 5 (16.13%) RESTful
1 5 (16.13%) SOAP
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
3 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
4 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
5 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Functional Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Scrum
6 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
7 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (16.13%) DevOps
8 5 (16.13%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (16.13%) OO
8 5 (16.13%) Open Source
8 5 (16.13%) SOA
8 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Test Management
8 5 (16.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Python
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) C
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Atlassian
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IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £competitive + top benefits
Posted: 14 days ago