The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 412 430 431
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 25 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.052% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.054% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 25
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -13.51%
Senior Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20400 20187 21628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16022 16693 18505
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Senior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +19 13 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Hampshire - 5 £42,500 -
Kent - 3 £37,500 -
Surrey - 3 £40,500 -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £40,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title.

1 45 (54.88%) C#
2 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (47.56%) System Testing
3 34 (41.46%) Degree
3 34 (41.46%) QA
4 33 (40.24%) ISEB
5 30 (36.59%) Regression Testing
5 30 (36.59%) Automation Testing
6 29 (35.37%) HP Quality Center
7 27 (32.93%) Manual Testing
8 26 (31.71%) Test Automation
8 26 (31.71%) SQL
8 26 (31.71%) .NET
9 23 (28.05%) XML
10 21 (25.61%) User Stories
11 20 (24.39%) Python
11 20 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (21.95%) Selenium
13 16 (19.51%) ISTQB
13 16 (19.51%) Windows
13 16 (19.51%) Java
14 14 (17.07%) MS Office
14 14 (17.07%) Software Testing
14 14 (17.07%) Automated Testing
14 14 (17.07%) SoapUI
15 13 (15.85%) Ranorex
15 13 (15.85%) TDD
15 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
15 13 (15.85%) QuickTest Pro
15 13 (15.85%) Microsoft

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.63%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) IMAP
1 9 (10.98%) Wireshark
1 9 (10.98%) NAS
1 9 (10.98%) SAN
1 9 (10.98%) SMTP
2 8 (9.76%) Internet
3 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) Firewall
5 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Selenium
2 14 (17.07%) SoapUI
3 13 (15.85%) Ranorex
3 13 (15.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (14.63%) NUnit
5 11 (13.41%) MbUnit
6 10 (12.20%) WebDriver
7 9 (10.98%) WebLOAD
7 9 (10.98%) AQtime
8 8 (9.76%) Maven
8 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
9 7 (8.54%) Behat
9 7 (8.54%) Ant
10 3 (3.66%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (3.66%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.66%) JIRA
10 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.22%) JUnit
12 1 (1.22%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Military
2 6 (7.32%) Law
2 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) .NET
2 23 (28.05%) XML
3 13 (15.85%) SOAP
4 10 (12.20%) Gherkin
5 9 (10.98%) MAPI
6 7 (8.54%) Web Services
7 3 (3.66%) WCF
8 1 (1.22%) J2EE
8 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (47.56%) System Testing
2 30 (36.59%) Regression Testing
2 30 (36.59%) Automation Testing
3 27 (32.93%) Manual Testing
4 26 (31.71%) Test Automation
5 21 (25.61%) User Stories
6 20 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (17.07%) Software Testing
7 14 (17.07%) Automated Testing
8 13 (15.85%) TDD
8 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
9 10 (12.20%) BDD
9 10 (12.20%) Integration Testing
9 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 10 (12.20%) Test Strategy
10 9 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (10.98%) Test Management
10 9 (10.98%) Benchmarking
11 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.88%) C#
2 26 (31.71%) SQL
3 20 (24.39%) Python
4 16 (19.51%) Java
5 12 (14.63%) C++
6 11 (13.41%) PHP
7 10 (12.20%) VBScript
8 8 (9.76%) Ruby
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (41.46%) Degree
2 33 (40.24%) ISEB
3 16 (19.51%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (41.46%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.98%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.44%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Firmware
5 1 (1.22%) XenApp
5 1 (1.22%) XenServer
5 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (35.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
1 13 (15.85%) HP
2 12 (14.63%) VMware
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Citrix
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago