The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 June 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 230 250
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 9 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 5
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5223 5441 6688
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.66% 97.72% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4611 5500
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in Yorkshire

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in Yorkshire

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
West Yorkshire +12 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 42 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (86.05%) Selenium
4 33 (76.74%) ISTQB
5 32 (74.42%) ISEB
6 27 (62.79%) Waterfall
6 27 (62.79%) Cucumber
7 25 (58.14%) SQL
7 25 (58.14%) Functional Testing
8 24 (55.81%) Java
9 21 (48.84%) TDD
9 21 (48.84%) SoapUI
10 19 (44.19%) Mentoring
11 18 (41.86%) SOAP
12 17 (39.53%) Software Testing
13 16 (37.21%) QA
13 16 (37.21%) Test Management
14 15 (34.88%) Test Strategy
14 15 (34.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (32.56%) Scrum
15 14 (32.56%) Logistics
15 14 (32.56%) Regression Testing
15 14 (32.56%) Oracle
15 14 (32.56%) Kanban
15 14 (32.56%) Web Testing
15 14 (32.56%) Software Delivery
15 14 (32.56%) Defect Tracking
15 14 (32.56%) Relational Database
15 14 (32.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (27.91%) Finance

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (32.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (86.05%) Selenium
2 27 (62.79%) Cucumber
3 21 (48.84%) SoapUI
4 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
4 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (16.28%) JMeter
6 2 (4.65%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Banking
2 11 (25.58%) Legal
2 11 (25.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) SOAP
2 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) Behat
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 42 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (62.79%) Waterfall
4 25 (58.14%) Functional Testing
5 21 (48.84%) TDD
6 19 (44.19%) Mentoring
7 17 (39.53%) Software Testing
8 16 (37.21%) Test Management
9 15 (34.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (34.88%) Test Strategy
10 14 (32.56%) Defect Tracking
10 14 (32.56%) Kanban
10 14 (32.56%) Logistics
10 14 (32.56%) Regression Testing
10 14 (32.56%) Scrum
10 14 (32.56%) Software Delivery
10 14 (32.56%) Web Testing
11 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
11 11 (25.58%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (23.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 24 (55.81%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) Go
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (76.74%) ISTQB
2 32 (74.42%) ISEB
3 14 (32.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
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