Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 286 333
Rank change year-on-year -4 +47 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 15 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.47% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.48% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 52 23
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £46,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9474 10940 12960
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.94% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7940 9244 10631
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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
West Yorkshire -24 11 £43,750 +2.94% 3
South Yorkshire +24 4 £45,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Yorkshire region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
5 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) Selenium
5 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
5 6 (40.00%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
7 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (26.67%) QA
8 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Android
8 3 (20.00%) ISEB
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) Unix
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing

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 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
1 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) WSDL
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 4 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
8 2 (13.33%) ATDD
8 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Test Management
8 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
8 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft