The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 129 167 185
Rank change year-on-year +38 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 29 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.13% 0.12% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.13% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 2
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,000 £43,500
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 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 2502 3160 3567
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.35% 96.52% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2204 2607 2862
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

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

Salary histogram for Senior Test Engineer in Leeds

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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

1 57 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (96.49%) Selenium
3 52 (91.23%) ISTQB
4 51 (89.47%) ISEB
4 51 (89.47%) SQL
4 51 (89.47%) Waterfall
4 51 (89.47%) Cucumber
4 51 (89.47%) Functional Testing
5 39 (68.42%) Java
6 38 (66.67%) Test Automation
7 35 (61.40%) Mentoring
7 35 (61.40%) Software Testing
7 35 (61.40%) QA
7 35 (61.40%) Test Management
8 34 (59.65%) Kanban
8 34 (59.65%) Scrum
8 34 (59.65%) Logistics
8 34 (59.65%) Oracle
8 34 (59.65%) Regression Testing
8 34 (59.65%) Software Delivery
8 34 (59.65%) Test Strategy
8 34 (59.65%) Relational Database
8 34 (59.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 34 (59.65%) Defect Tracking
9 19 (33.33%) TDD
10 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (29.82%) Banking
11 17 (29.82%) Retail
11 17 (29.82%) Finance
11 17 (29.82%) Legal

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 34 (59.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (96.49%) Selenium
2 51 (89.47%) Cucumber
3 17 (29.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (29.82%) Banking
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
1 17 (29.82%) Legal
1 17 (29.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) SOAP
2 1 (1.75%) Behat
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (89.47%) Functional Testing
2 51 (89.47%) Waterfall
3 38 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 35 (61.40%) Mentoring
4 35 (61.40%) Software Testing
4 35 (61.40%) Test Management
5 34 (59.65%) Defect Tracking
5 34 (59.65%) Kanban
5 34 (59.65%) Logistics
5 34 (59.65%) Regression Testing
5 34 (59.65%) Scrum
5 34 (59.65%) Software Delivery
5 34 (59.65%) Test Strategy
6 19 (33.33%) TDD
7 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
8 17 (29.82%) Non-Functional Testing
8 17 (29.82%) Web Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (89.47%) SQL
2 39 (68.42%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) Go
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (91.23%) ISTQB
2 51 (89.47%) ISEB
3 34 (59.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (61.40%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Oracle