Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 14 December 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 218 282
Rank change year-on-year -31 +64 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 10 59 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.78% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.79% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 59 22
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £38,700 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £50,125 £48,750 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +18.52%

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 6613 7431 8884
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.49% 97.97% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5607 6395 7235
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +3.70% +2.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

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
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 14 December 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
Leeds -4 10 £43,750 - 4
Senior Test Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) BDD

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) WSDL
2 2 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (20.00%) ATDD
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Google