The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Senior Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 424 435 414
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 10 30 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 50
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
17895 20199 21832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.83% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15244 16532 17401
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +21 7 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Kent - 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire +5 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Senior Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) Test Automation
2 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
3 11 (47.83%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) ISEB
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) Regression Testing
5 9 (39.13%) QA
5 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
7 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) Selenium
7 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) Python
7 7 (30.43%) Java
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Back Office
8 6 (26.09%) Ruby
8 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Web Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Open Source
8 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
9 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
9 5 (21.74%) SDLC
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
10 4 (17.39%) MS Office
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) Retail

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) VLAN
2 1 (4.35%) Modbus
2 1 (4.35%) Profibus
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
1 7 (30.43%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.70%) Ranorex
4 2 (8.70%) Robot Framework
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 6 (26.09%) Back Office
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) REST
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Smart Meter
4 2 (8.70%) Health Informatics
4 2 (8.70%) Informatics
5 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Test Automation
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Regression Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
4 6 (26.09%) Open Source
4 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Web Testing
5 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) System Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.04%) Case Management
7 3 (13.04%) Requirements Management
7 3 (13.04%) V-Model
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) ETL
8 2 (8.70%) Release Management
8 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) Python
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
2 11 (47.83%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) HP
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