Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +98
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.20% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Watford median annual salary £80,000 - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £80,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +77.78% +38.46% -50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 940 1002 1034
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.62% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 791 863 853
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in Watford

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in Watford

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

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

1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDET
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDET
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA