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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 411 422 420
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 32 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.043% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.046% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 26
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,900 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £41,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -16.66%
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
20804 19749 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 95.04% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16301 16331 18380
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 £41,500 - 1
Hampshire - 6 £42,500 -
Kent - 4 £37,500 -
Surrey - 3 £40,500 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 49 (56.98%) C#
2 42 (48.84%) System Testing
3 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (43.02%) Degree
5 36 (41.86%) ISEB
6 35 (40.70%) QA
7 33 (38.37%) Automation Testing
8 32 (37.21%) Regression Testing
9 31 (36.05%) HP Quality Center
10 29 (33.72%) Test Automation
10 29 (33.72%) Manual Testing
11 28 (32.56%) SQL
12 27 (31.40%) .NET
13 26 (30.23%) XML
14 22 (25.58%) User Stories
15 21 (24.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (23.26%) Python
17 19 (22.09%) Selenium
18 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
19 16 (18.60%) MS Office
19 16 (18.60%) Windows
19 16 (18.60%) Java
19 16 (18.60%) SoapUI
20 15 (17.44%) Ranorex
20 15 (17.44%) SOAP
20 15 (17.44%) HP
20 15 (17.44%) Software Testing
21 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
21 14 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
22 13 (15.12%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (13.95%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (18.60%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) NAS
1 9 (10.47%) IMAP
1 9 (10.47%) Wireshark
1 9 (10.47%) SMTP
1 9 (10.47%) SAN
2 8 (9.30%) Internet
3 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.16%) InfiniBand
5 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) MySQL
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Selenium
2 16 (18.60%) SoapUI
3 15 (17.44%) Ranorex
4 14 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (15.12%) NUnit
6 12 (13.95%) MbUnit
7 11 (12.79%) WebDriver
8 9 (10.47%) AQtime
8 9 (10.47%) WebLOAD
9 8 (9.30%) Maven
9 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
10 7 (8.14%) Behat
10 7 (8.14%) Ant
11 3 (3.49%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.49%) JIRA
11 3 (3.49%) LoadRunner
12 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
13 1 (1.16%) TestComplete
13 1 (1.16%) JUnit
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Military
2 7 (8.14%) Law
2 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) .NET
2 26 (30.23%) XML
3 15 (17.44%) SOAP
4 10 (11.63%) Gherkin
5 9 (10.47%) MAPI
6 7 (8.14%) Web Services
7 3 (3.49%) WCF
8 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.65%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.33%) Firmware
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Open Source
4 1 (1.16%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 8 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) UNIX
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) System Testing
2 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (38.37%) Automation Testing
4 32 (37.21%) Regression Testing
5 29 (33.72%) Test Automation
5 29 (33.72%) Manual Testing
6 22 (25.58%) User Stories
7 21 (24.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (17.44%) Software Testing
9 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
10 13 (15.12%) TDD
10 13 (15.12%) Unit Testing
11 12 (13.95%) Integration Testing
12 10 (11.63%) BDD
12 10 (11.63%) Test Strategy
12 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
13 9 (10.47%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (10.47%) Performance Testing
13 9 (10.47%) Benchmarking
14 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.98%) C#
2 28 (32.56%) SQL
3 20 (23.26%) Python
4 16 (18.60%) Java
5 12 (13.95%) C++
5 12 (13.95%) PHP
6 11 (12.79%) VBScript
7 9 (10.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (43.02%) Degree
2 36 (41.86%) ISEB
3 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (40.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.47%) VMware ESX
2 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (36.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) HP
2 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) VMware
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.16%) Progress
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) BMC
5 1 (1.16%) Intel