The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in 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
UK / England
Rank 686 846 853
Rank change year-on-year +160 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 157 86 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.089% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.092% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 142 68 66
Median salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,750 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £70,750 £62,500
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 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 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 27 March 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 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
London +92 53 £57,500 -4.16% 7
Yorkshire +49 35 £46,000 +2.22% 1
South East +72 18 £44,000 -2.22% 1
South West +32 15 £32,000 -17.41% 6
East of England +33 14 £42,500 -10.52% 3
North West -5 9 £42,750 +0.58%
West Midlands +32 8 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East Midlands +8 3 £41,000 +9.33%
North East - 2 £35,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 226 (82.18%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (64.73%) Selenium
3 146 (53.09%) QA
4 141 (51.27%) Test Automation
5 130 (47.27%) Java
6 107 (38.91%) Scrum
7 103 (37.45%) Cucumber
7 103 (37.45%) ISTQB
8 97 (35.27%) SQL
9 95 (34.55%) ISEB
10 93 (33.82%) TDD
11 88 (32.00%) Software Testing
12 82 (29.82%) Test Strategy
13 78 (28.36%) BDD
14 76 (27.64%) Waterfall
15 71 (25.82%) Regression Testing
15 71 (25.82%) C#
15 71 (25.82%) Functional Testing
16 62 (22.55%) SoapUI
17 54 (19.64%) Mentoring
18 50 (18.18%) Test Management
18 50 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
19 48 (17.45%) WebDriver
20 47 (17.09%) Test Scripting
20 47 (17.09%) SOAP
21 46 (16.73%) Finance
21 46 (16.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 45 (16.36%) E-Commerce
23 42 (15.27%) Automated Testing
23 42 (15.27%) Kanban

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (2.55%) Apache
2 5 (1.82%) IIS
3 2 (0.73%) Confluence
4 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.45%) MS Office
2 3 (1.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.27%) Force.com
2 7 (2.55%) SaaS
3 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.73%) IaaS
4 2 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.73%) HTTP
2 8 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.82%) Internet
4 2 (0.73%) SSL
5 1 (0.36%) 3G
5 1 (0.36%) 4G
5 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.36%) LAN
5 1 (0.36%) LTE
5 1 (0.36%) MIMO
5 1 (0.36%) UMTS
5 1 (0.36%) UWB
5 1 (0.36%) WAN
5 1 (0.36%) Wideband
5 1 (0.36%) WiMAX
5 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.45%) Relational Database
2 15 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.27%) MySQL
4 7 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.82%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (1.82%) GIS
5 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.09%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.09%) Triplestore
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.36%) HBase
8 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 178 (64.73%) Selenium
2 103 (37.45%) Cucumber
3 62 (22.55%) SoapUI
4 48 (17.45%) WebDriver
5 36 (13.09%) Jenkins
6 33 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (10.55%) JMeter
8 23 (8.36%) JIRA
9 22 (8.00%) SpecFlow
10 13 (4.73%) Appium
10 13 (4.73%) Git (software)
10 13 (4.73%) JUnit
11 10 (3.64%) Eclipse
11 10 (3.64%) IntelliJ
11 10 (3.64%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.91%) HP UFT
13 7 (2.55%) LoadRunner
13 7 (2.55%) TeamCity
13 7 (2.55%) Zephyr
14 6 (2.18%) Ranorex
General
1 46 (16.73%) Finance
2 30 (10.91%) Retail
3 21 (7.64%) Banking
4 19 (6.91%) Legal
5 11 (4.00%) Advertising
6 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.09%) Marketing
8 2 (0.73%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.09%) SOAP
2 35 (12.73%) XML
3 29 (10.55%) .NET
3 29 (10.55%) Web Services
4 23 (8.36%) Gherkin
5 20 (7.27%) HTML
6 17 (6.18%) REST
6 17 (6.18%) RESTful
7 13 (4.73%) JSON
8 12 (4.36%) CSS
9 7 (2.55%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.18%) Behat
10 6 (2.18%) HTML5
11 5 (1.82%) Apache Flex
11 5 (1.82%) GWT
11 5 (1.82%) Middleware
11 5 (1.82%) React
12 3 (1.09%) CSS3
12 3 (1.09%) DOM
12 3 (1.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (5.09%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.55%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.55%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.82%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.45%) iPad
4 4 (1.45%) User Experience
5 3 (1.09%) Blog
5 3 (1.09%) Fintech
6 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.73%) BBC
7 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.36%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.18%) Linux
2 18 (6.55%) Windows
3 15 (5.45%) Android
4 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (82.18%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (51.27%) Test Automation
3 107 (38.91%) Scrum
4 93 (33.82%) TDD
5 88 (32.00%) Software Testing
6 82 (29.82%) Test Strategy
7 78 (28.36%) BDD
8 76 (27.64%) Waterfall
9 71 (25.82%) Functional Testing
9 71 (25.82%) Regression Testing
10 54 (19.64%) Mentoring
11 50 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (18.18%) Test Management
12 47 (17.09%) Test Scripting
13 45 (16.36%) E-Commerce
14 42 (15.27%) Automated Testing
14 42 (15.27%) Kanban
15 41 (14.91%) Automation Testing
16 32 (11.64%) Defect Tracking
16 32 (11.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 130 (47.27%) Java
2 97 (35.27%) SQL
3 71 (25.82%) C#
4 40 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 29 (10.55%) Python
6 24 (8.73%) Ruby
7 19 (6.91%) C
8 17 (6.18%) PHP
9 15 (5.45%) C++
10 9 (3.27%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.82%) Groovy
11 5 (1.82%) Perl
12 4 (1.45%) Go
12 4 (1.45%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.45%) Scala
13 3 (1.09%) XQuery
14 2 (0.73%) VBScript
15 1 (0.36%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 103 (37.45%) ISTQB
2 95 (34.55%) ISEB
3 46 (16.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 30 (10.91%) Degree
5 14 (5.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 11 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (53.09%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (4.73%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Kibana
3 1 (0.36%) Nagios
3 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (13.09%) Oracle
2 15 (5.45%) HP
2 15 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.18%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.36%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.36%) Google
5 1 (0.36%) New Relic
5 1 (0.36%) Splunk
5 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £58,097 per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chiswick
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + top benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Cometetive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + top benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago