Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 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 > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 376 348 356
Rank change year-on-year -28 +8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 4 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.030% 0.10% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.11% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 9
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £36,375 £33,625 £31,150
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £43,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12809 12111 12607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10245 10184 10464
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in the North West

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in the North West

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Manchester -4 4 £40,000 +3.90% 1
Senior Test Engineer
England

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) DOM
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) TestNG
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) BrowserStack
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) TestNG
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) DOM
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA