The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 749 829 858
Rank change year-on-year +80 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 113 85 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.092% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.095% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 97 72 79
Median salary £45,000 £58,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.74% +22.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £40,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in England

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in England

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Engineer in England

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
London +23 42 £60,000 -7.69% 5
West Midlands +22 18 £45,000 +12.50%
South East +66 16 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South West +20 14 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Yorkshire +3 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East of England -4 9 £42,500 -27.96%
North West -37 4 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands +14 1 £45,500 +7.05%
Senior Test Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 224 (86.82%) Test Automation
2 213 (82.56%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (57.75%) Selenium
4 124 (48.06%) Java
5 122 (47.29%) QA
6 90 (34.88%) Cucumber
7 88 (34.11%) Scrum
8 87 (33.72%) BDD
9 82 (31.78%) TDD
10 81 (31.40%) ISTQB
11 67 (25.97%) SQL
12 64 (24.81%) Test Strategy
13 63 (24.42%) ISEB
14 59 (22.87%) C#
15 56 (21.71%) Software Testing
15 56 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
16 50 (19.38%) SoapUI
17 47 (18.22%) Waterfall
18 46 (17.83%) WebDriver
19 44 (17.05%) Test Scripting
19 44 (17.05%) Regression Testing
20 43 (16.67%) Test Management
21 41 (15.89%) JavaScript
22 39 (15.12%) Functional Testing
23 38 (14.73%) Gherkin
24 37 (14.34%) SOAP
24 37 (14.34%) Mentoring
25 34 (13.18%) SpecFlow
26 33 (12.79%) E-Commerce
26 33 (12.79%) Jenkins

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (1.94%) IIS
2 3 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (0.39%) Confluence
3 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.43%) Force.com
2 8 (3.10%) BrowserStack
3 5 (1.94%) SaaS
4 4 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.55%) IaaS
4 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.55%) PaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.43%) HTTP
3 6 (2.33%) Internet
4 4 (1.55%) SSL
5 1 (0.39%) MIMO
5 1 (0.39%) UWB
5 1 (0.39%) Wideband
5 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 15 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.10%) MarkLogic
3 8 (3.10%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.10%) Triplestore
4 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.55%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (1.55%) GIS
5 4 (1.55%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.16%) MySQL
7 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.39%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 149 (57.75%) Selenium
2 90 (34.88%) Cucumber
3 50 (19.38%) SoapUI
4 46 (17.83%) WebDriver
5 34 (13.18%) SpecFlow
6 33 (12.79%) Jenkins
7 32 (12.40%) JIRA
8 31 (12.02%) JMeter
9 26 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (6.59%) Protractor
11 16 (6.20%) Visual Studio
12 15 (5.81%) JUnit
13 14 (5.43%) Eclipse
13 14 (5.43%) IntelliJ
13 14 (5.43%) Jasmine
14 12 (4.65%) Appium
15 11 (4.26%) Git (software)
15 11 (4.26%) WATIR
16 8 (3.10%) JBehave
16 8 (3.10%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (12.40%) Finance
2 27 (10.47%) Retail
3 12 (4.65%) Banking
4 11 (4.26%) Advertising
4 11 (4.26%) Legal
5 2 (0.78%) Games
5 2 (0.78%) Publishing
5 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Local Government
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.73%) Gherkin
2 37 (14.34%) SOAP
3 29 (11.24%) Web Services
4 23 (8.91%) .NET
5 22 (8.53%) HTML
5 22 (8.53%) XML
6 14 (5.43%) CSS
6 14 (5.43%) JSON
7 13 (5.04%) REST
7 13 (5.04%) RESTful
8 12 (4.65%) Apache Flex
9 11 (4.26%) Behat
10 9 (3.49%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.49%) React
11 6 (2.33%) HTML5
12 4 (1.55%) DOM
12 4 (1.55%) GWT
12 4 (1.55%) jQuery
12 4 (1.55%) Middleware
12 4 (1.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.33%) Fintech
4 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.55%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.16%) Blog
6 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.39%) APACS
6 1 (0.39%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.39%) EMV
6 1 (0.39%) iPad
6 1 (0.39%) Life Science
6 1 (0.39%) User Experience
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.24%) Linux
2 19 (7.36%) Android
3 14 (5.43%) Windows
4 5 (1.94%) Unix
5 4 (1.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (86.82%) Test Automation
2 213 (82.56%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (34.11%) Scrum
4 87 (33.72%) BDD
5 82 (31.78%) TDD
6 64 (24.81%) Test Strategy
7 56 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (21.71%) Software Testing
8 47 (18.22%) Waterfall
9 44 (17.05%) Regression Testing
9 44 (17.05%) Test Scripting
10 43 (16.67%) Test Management
11 39 (15.12%) Functional Testing
12 37 (14.34%) Mentoring
13 33 (12.79%) E-Commerce
14 29 (11.24%) Exploratory Testing
15 25 (9.69%) Test Planning
16 24 (9.30%) Non-Functional Testing
17 23 (8.91%) Continuous Delivery
17 23 (8.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 124 (48.06%) Java
2 67 (25.97%) SQL
3 59 (22.87%) C#
4 41 (15.89%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.08%) Ruby
6 24 (9.30%) Python
7 16 (6.20%) C
8 15 (5.81%) PHP
9 11 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.49%) Perl
10 9 (3.49%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.10%) XQuery
12 7 (2.71%) C++
13 5 (1.94%) Groovy
13 5 (1.94%) Scala
14 4 (1.55%) Go
14 4 (1.55%) VBScript
15 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 81 (31.40%) ISTQB
2 63 (24.42%) ISEB
3 30 (11.63%) Degree
4 24 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.39%) HND
7 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (47.29%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Nagios
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (7.75%) Oracle
2 18 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.49%) HP
5 6 (2.33%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (1.55%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.39%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.39%) New Relic
7 1 (0.39%) Splunk
7 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
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Salary: Competitive Salary Package plus benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
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Central London / West End
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago