The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 154 169
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 6 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.24% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 0
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2440 2833 3226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.13% 97.93% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2024 2361 2553
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in Leeds

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (82.86%) Selenium
4 27 (77.14%) Cucumber
5 26 (74.29%) ISTQB
6 25 (71.43%) ISEB
6 25 (71.43%) SQL
6 25 (71.43%) Waterfall
6 25 (71.43%) Functional Testing
7 19 (54.29%) Java
8 17 (48.57%) Mentoring
9 16 (45.71%) Test Management
10 15 (42.86%) Test Strategy
10 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
10 15 (42.86%) QA
11 14 (40.00%) Scrum
11 14 (40.00%) Logistics
11 14 (40.00%) Oracle
11 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
11 14 (40.00%) Software Delivery
11 14 (40.00%) Relational Database
11 14 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (40.00%) Kanban
11 14 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
12 13 (37.14%) SoapUI
12 13 (37.14%) TDD
13 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (31.43%) Web Testing
14 11 (31.43%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (31.43%) Banking

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (82.86%) Selenium
2 27 (77.14%) Cucumber
3 13 (37.14%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (31.43%) Banking
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
1 11 (31.43%) Legal
1 11 (31.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) Behat
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (71.43%) Functional Testing
3 25 (71.43%) Waterfall
4 17 (48.57%) Mentoring
5 16 (45.71%) Test Management
6 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 15 (42.86%) Test Strategy
7 14 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
7 14 (40.00%) Kanban
7 14 (40.00%) Logistics
7 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
7 14 (40.00%) Scrum
7 14 (40.00%) Software Delivery
8 13 (37.14%) TDD
9 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
10 11 (31.43%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (31.43%) Web Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) SQL
2 19 (54.29%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Go
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Ruby
3 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) ISTQB
2 25 (71.43%) ISEB
3 14 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
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