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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 400 429 417
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 43 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.046% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.048% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 9 27
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £41,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -10.58%
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
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +14 25 £42,500 +6.25%
Hampshire - 8 £41,250 -
Kent - 6 £37,500 - 1
Surrey - 4 £44,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 60 (59.41%) C#
2 49 (48.51%) Degree
3 47 (46.53%) ISEB
4 44 (43.56%) System Testing
5 41 (40.59%) QA
6 38 (37.62%) SQL
6 38 (37.62%) Test Automation
7 35 (34.65%) Automation Testing
7 35 (34.65%) Regression Testing
8 32 (31.68%) HP Quality Center
9 31 (30.69%) .NET
10 30 (29.70%) Manual Testing
11 28 (27.72%) XML
12 26 (25.74%) ISTQB
12 26 (25.74%) User Stories
13 23 (22.77%) Selenium
13 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (19.80%) Software Testing
15 20 (19.80%) MS Office
15 20 (19.80%) Python
15 20 (19.80%) SoapUI
16 19 (18.81%) Ranorex
16 19 (18.81%) SOAP
16 19 (18.81%) HP
16 19 (18.81%) NUnit
17 18 (17.82%) MbUnit
18 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
18 17 (16.83%) Java
19 15 (14.85%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (10.89%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) SAS
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) SMTP
1 9 (8.91%) SAN
1 9 (8.91%) IMAP
1 9 (8.91%) Wireshark
1 9 (8.91%) NAS
2 8 (7.92%) Internet
3 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.98%) Firewall
5 1 (0.99%) Wireless
5 1 (0.99%) 2G
5 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.99%) 3G
5 1 (0.99%) 4G
5 1 (0.99%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (22.77%) Selenium
2 20 (19.80%) SoapUI
3 19 (18.81%) Ranorex
3 19 (18.81%) NUnit
4 18 (17.82%) MbUnit
5 14 (13.86%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (12.87%) WebDriver
7 9 (8.91%) AQtime
7 9 (8.91%) WebLOAD
8 8 (7.92%) Maven
8 8 (7.92%) Jenkins
9 7 (6.93%) Behat
9 7 (6.93%) Ant
10 5 (4.95%) LoadRunner
11 4 (3.96%) Selenium IDE
12 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.97%) JUnit
12 3 (2.97%) JIRA
13 2 (1.98%) QALoad
13 2 (1.98%) EasyMock
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Law
2 10 (9.90%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.90%) Military
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.69%) .NET
2 28 (27.72%) XML
3 19 (18.81%) SOAP
4 10 (9.90%) Gherkin
5 9 (8.91%) MAPI
6 7 (6.93%) Web Services
7 2 (1.98%) WCF
8 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.99%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.93%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.98%) Firmware
5 1 (0.99%) CPLD
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
5 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) Windows
2 8 (7.92%) Linux
3 3 (2.97%) UNIX
4 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) System Testing
2 38 (37.62%) Test Automation
3 35 (34.65%) Regression Testing
3 35 (34.65%) Automation Testing
4 30 (29.70%) Manual Testing
5 26 (25.74%) User Stories
6 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (19.80%) Software Testing
9 15 (14.85%) Performance Testing
9 15 (14.85%) Unit Testing
10 13 (12.87%) Automated Testing
10 13 (12.87%) Test Strategy
11 12 (11.88%) TDD
12 10 (9.90%) DNA
12 10 (9.90%) BDD
12 10 (9.90%) Integration Testing
13 9 (8.91%) Benchmarking
13 9 (8.91%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 60 (59.41%) C#
2 38 (37.62%) SQL
3 20 (19.80%) Python
4 17 (16.83%) Java
5 13 (12.87%) PHP
6 12 (11.88%) C++
7 10 (9.90%) Ruby
8 9 (8.91%) VBScript
9 1 (0.99%) C
9 1 (0.99%) Perl
9 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (48.51%) Degree
2 47 (46.53%) ISEB
3 26 (25.74%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.98%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (40.59%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.91%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (31.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) HP
2 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.89%) VMware
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle
5 1 (0.99%) JBoss
5 1 (0.99%) Progress
5 1 (0.99%) EMC
5 1 (0.99%) Intel
5 1 (0.99%) BMC
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