Period
to 24 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Test Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 242 213
Rank change year-on-year +57 -29 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 30 19 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.66% 0.29% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.29% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 53
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £54,250 £95,000 £48,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,447 6,490 6,862
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.46% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,807 5,553 5,946
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in West Yorkshire

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in West Yorkshire

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Engineer in West Yorkshire

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 2019. 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
Leeds +53 29 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Wakefield - 1 £35,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, Senior Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 23 (76.67%) Selenium
3 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (66.67%) C#
3 20 (66.67%) Java
3 20 (66.67%) API Testing
4 19 (63.33%) Cucumber
5 18 (60.00%) Open Source
5 18 (60.00%) Gherkin
5 18 (60.00%) NUnit
5 18 (60.00%) Mobile Development
6 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) Coaching
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
9 4 (13.33%) BDD
9 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
10 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (10.00%) User Stories
10 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (10.00%) Slack
10 3 (10.00%) Burp Suite
10 3 (10.00%) Microservices
10 3 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (10.00%) Confluence
10 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (10.00%) Git (software)

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 20 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Selenium
2 19 (63.33%) Cucumber
3 18 (60.00%) NUnit
4 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (10.00%) Burp Suite
5 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) JMeter
5 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) WSDL
2 3 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) XSD
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 20 (66.67%) API Testing
3 18 (60.00%) Mobile Development
3 18 (60.00%) Open Source
4 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Coaching
6 4 (13.33%) BDD
6 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Microservices
7 3 (10.00%) OWASP
7 3 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.67%) OOP
8 2 (6.67%) SDET
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) C#
1 20 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) HP