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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 427 401 440
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 16 55 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.24% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.25% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 11 52 4
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £44,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
20215 21812 21135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.96% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16514 17701 17512
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Hampshire -7 7 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Surrey +10 3 £57,500 +33.72%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £34,000 -
Berkshire -28 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
3 7 (31.82%) Selenium
4 6 (27.27%) QA
4 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Validation
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) PHP
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
5 5 (22.73%) C
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 4 (18.18%) SaaS
6 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 4 (18.18%) System Testing
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) MySQL
6 4 (18.18%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) CTI
2 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) 3GPP
3 1 (4.55%) WCDMA
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) HSPA
3 1 (4.55%) LTE
3 1 (4.55%) Modbus
3 1 (4.55%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.55%) Trac
3 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) CGI
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) WPF
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Qt
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Telematics
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) Handset
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Validation
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 4 (18.18%) System Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITSM
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) C
2 5 (22.73%) PHP
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) Delphi
5 2 (9.09%) VBScript
5 2 (9.09%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.64%) ISEB
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) Iperf
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) TOWER Software
1 2 (9.09%) Telerik
1 2 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Borland
2 1 (4.55%) QNX
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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