The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £32,039 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset 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
South West / Somerset
Rank 71 71 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.58% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Median salary £32,039 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.56% -  
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 Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 614 627 506
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.85% 98.43% 99.22%
Number of salaries quoted 501 550 444
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £24,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in Somerset

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in Somerset

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset 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
Taunton - 1 £32,429 - 3
Senior Test Engineer
South West

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

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 Somerset region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 11 (78.57%) C#
4 10 (71.43%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (64.29%) BDD
5 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
6 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
7 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
7 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
7 7 (50.00%) IntelliJ
7 7 (50.00%) ISEB
8 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 6 (42.86%) C
8 6 (42.86%) SQL
8 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
8 6 (42.86%) Load Testing
8 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
8 6 (42.86%) Test Management
8 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (42.86%) User Stories
8 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
8 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
8 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
9 5 (35.71%) DevOps

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
2 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) EJB
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 10 (71.43%) Exploratory Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) BDD
5 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
6 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Load Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Test Management
7 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
7 6 (42.86%) User Stories
8 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (35.71%) DevOps
8 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
9 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) C
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago