The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 398 433 405
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 53 5 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.023% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.024% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 48 5 35
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,700 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £43,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.10% -5.29%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21539 21041 22178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.86% 95.01% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17272 17360 18952
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +31 27 £45,000 +12.50%
Hampshire - 10 £42,500 - 1
Kent - 9 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +6 5 £42,500 +49.12%
Surrey - 2 £51,500 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (63.83%) C#
2 49 (52.13%) Degree
3 45 (47.87%) ISEB
4 39 (41.49%) QA
4 39 (41.49%) System Testing
5 37 (39.36%) SQL
5 37 (39.36%) Test Automation
6 31 (32.98%) Automation Testing
7 30 (31.91%) .NET
8 28 (29.79%) HP Quality Center
9 27 (28.72%) Manual Testing
10 25 (26.60%) User Stories
10 25 (26.60%) XML
10 25 (26.60%) ISTQB
11 22 (23.40%) Selenium
12 21 (22.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (21.28%) MS Office
13 20 (21.28%) SoapUI
14 19 (20.21%) Ranorex
14 19 (20.21%) SOAP
14 19 (20.21%) HP
14 19 (20.21%) NUnit
14 19 (20.21%) Software Testing
15 18 (19.15%) Python
15 18 (19.15%) MbUnit
16 17 (18.09%) Java
17 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
18 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
19 14 (14.89%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (10.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) SAS
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (21.28%) MS Office
2 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) SMTP
1 9 (9.57%) SAN
1 9 (9.57%) IMAP
1 9 (9.57%) Wireshark
1 9 (9.57%) NAS
2 8 (8.51%) Internet
3 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (1.06%) Wireless
5 1 (1.06%) 2G
5 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.06%) 3G
5 1 (1.06%) 4G
5 1 (1.06%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Selenium
2 20 (21.28%) SoapUI
3 19 (20.21%) Ranorex
3 19 (20.21%) NUnit
4 18 (19.15%) MbUnit
5 13 (13.83%) WebDriver
6 10 (10.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (9.57%) WebLOAD
7 9 (9.57%) AQtime
8 8 (8.51%) Jenkins
8 8 (8.51%) Maven
9 7 (7.45%) Ant
9 7 (7.45%) Behat
10 4 (4.26%) LoadRunner
11 3 (3.19%) JUnit
11 3 (3.19%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.13%) SilkPerformer
12 2 (2.13%) JIRA
12 2 (2.13%) QALoad
General
1 10 (10.64%) Law
1 10 (10.64%) Manufacturing
1 10 (10.64%) Military
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.91%) .NET
2 25 (26.60%) XML
3 19 (20.21%) SOAP
4 9 (9.57%) MAPI
4 9 (9.57%) Gherkin
5 7 (7.45%) Web Services
6 1 (1.06%) J2EE
6 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.45%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.13%) Firmware
5 1 (1.06%) CPLD
5 1 (1.06%) Open Source
5 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (3.19%) UNIX
4 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.49%) System Testing
2 37 (39.36%) Test Automation
3 31 (32.98%) Automation Testing
4 27 (28.72%) Manual Testing
5 25 (26.60%) User Stories
6 21 (22.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (20.21%) Software Testing
8 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
9 14 (14.89%) Performance Testing
10 12 (12.77%) Automated Testing
10 12 (12.77%) Test Strategy
10 12 (12.77%) Regression Testing
11 10 (10.64%) DNA
11 10 (10.64%) TDD
12 9 (9.57%) Benchmarking
12 9 (9.57%) BDD
12 9 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (7.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.83%) C#
2 37 (39.36%) SQL
3 18 (19.15%) Python
4 17 (18.09%) Java
5 12 (12.77%) C++
5 12 (12.77%) PHP
6 10 (10.64%) Ruby
7 6 (6.38%) VBScript
8 1 (1.06%) C
8 1 (1.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (52.13%) Degree
2 45 (47.87%) ISEB
3 25 (26.60%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (41.49%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (29.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) HP
2 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.70%) VMware
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle
5 1 (1.06%) JBoss
5 1 (1.06%) Progress
5 1 (1.06%) EMC
5 1 (1.06%) Intel
5 1 (1.06%) BMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago