The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £32,465 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 April 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 / South West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 241 239
Rank change year-on-year +37 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 23 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.16% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.16% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 1
Median salary £32,465 £38,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.22% -35.41%  
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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4965 5582 6079
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.30% 96.81% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 4652 4995
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in the South West

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in the South West

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Engineer in the South West

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Somerset +1 17 £32,429 -13.52% 1
Bristol +1 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Devon - 2 £28,591 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

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

1 27 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (85.19%) Java
3 20 (74.07%) C#
4 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (66.67%) BDD
6 17 (62.96%) Software Testing
7 16 (59.26%) ISTQB
8 15 (55.56%) Scrum
8 15 (55.56%) SQL
8 15 (55.56%) SpecFlow
9 14 (51.85%) Exploratory Testing
10 13 (48.15%) Cucumber
10 13 (48.15%) ISEB
11 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
11 12 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (44.44%) DevOps
11 12 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (40.74%) Test Management
12 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
12 11 (40.74%) Eclipse
12 11 (40.74%) IntelliJ
13 10 (37.04%) Waterfall
13 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
13 10 (37.04%) Customer Requirements
14 8 (29.63%) User Stories
14 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
14 8 (29.63%) Load Testing
14 8 (29.63%) Security Testing
14 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) IaaS
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.81%) PaaS
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) SpecFlow
2 13 (48.15%) Cucumber
3 12 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 11 (40.74%) Eclipse
4 11 (40.74%) IntelliJ
5 6 (22.22%) Selenium
6 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
7 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (14.81%) Capybara
7 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
7 4 (14.81%) JIRA
7 4 (14.81%) Protractor
7 4 (14.81%) WATIR
7 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
8 3 (11.11%) Spock
9 1 (3.70%) JBehave
9 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 4 (14.81%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
1 4 (14.81%) Behat
1 4 (14.81%) JSON
1 4 (14.81%) React
1 4 (14.81%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) EJB
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) BDD
4 17 (62.96%) Software Testing
5 15 (55.56%) Scrum
6 14 (51.85%) Exploratory Testing
7 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (44.44%) DevOps
8 11 (40.74%) Test Management
8 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
9 10 (37.04%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
9 10 (37.04%) Waterfall
10 8 (29.63%) Load Testing
10 8 (29.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
10 8 (29.63%) Security Testing
10 8 (29.63%) User Stories
11 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) C
5 5 (18.52%) Ruby
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 4 (14.81%) Python
7 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) ISTQB
2 13 (48.15%) ISEB
3 12 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
5 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
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