Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 239 281
Rank change year-on-year 0 +42 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 12 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.50% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 9
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 6,341 6,931 8,092
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.12% 97.56% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5,369 5,942 6,777
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,245
90th Percentile £63,500 £62,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 -3 11 £40,000 -5.88%
Senior Test Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 8 (66.67%) Selenium
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) API Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SDET
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) NUnit

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) NUnit
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) React
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) API Testing
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) SDET
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Capita
1 2 (16.67%) Google
1 2 (16.67%) HP