Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 333 360
Rank change year-on-year +7 +27 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 21 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.18% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 44
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £44,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 11513 12679 14819
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.41% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9456 10525 12280
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -27 18 £57,500 +2.22% 1
Hertfordshire +3 2 £80,000 +77.78%
Norfolk - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

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 East of England region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Test Automation
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (76.19%) Software Testing
4 15 (71.43%) Manual Testing
4 15 (71.43%) Finance
5 13 (61.90%) Reactive Extensions
5 13 (61.90%) Capital Modelling
5 13 (61.90%) Usability Testing
5 13 (61.90%) Statistics
5 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
5 13 (61.90%) WPF
6 11 (52.38%) Degree
7 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
8 8 (38.10%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (23.81%) TOWER Software
9 5 (23.81%) Big Data
9 5 (23.81%) Big Data Analytics
9 5 (23.81%) Data Analytics
9 5 (23.81%) Analytics
10 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (19.05%) Java
10 4 (19.05%) QA
11 3 (14.29%) Selenium
11 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 3 (14.29%) Python
11 3 (14.29%) Electronics
11 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
12 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Reactive Extensions
1 13 (61.90%) WPF
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Test Automation
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (76.19%) Software Testing
4 15 (71.43%) Manual Testing
5 13 (61.90%) Capital Modelling
5 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
5 13 (61.90%) Statistics
5 13 (61.90%) Usability Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Financial Modelling
7 5 (23.81%) Analytics
7 5 (23.81%) Big Data Analytics
7 5 (23.81%) Data Analytics
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 2 (9.52%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) TDD
10 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
11 1 (4.76%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) TOWER Software