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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 435 448 436
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 18 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.077% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.079% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 9
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,400 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
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
18590 20274 19817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15909 16538 15745
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
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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 +20 4 £42,500 +11.84%
Surrey +10 4 £48,750 -2.50%
Oxfordshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex -1 2 - -
Berkshire -8 2 £55,000 +15.78%
East Sussex - 2 £38,750 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 38 (55.07%) ISTQB
2 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (49.28%) QA
4 33 (47.83%) Software Testing
5 29 (42.03%) Test Automation
5 29 (42.03%) SQL
6 27 (39.13%) Degree
7 24 (34.78%) Selenium
8 23 (33.33%) Web Services
9 21 (30.43%) Java
10 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
10 19 (27.54%) Test Scripting
11 18 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (24.64%) Software Engineering
13 16 (23.19%) ISEB
14 15 (21.74%) JMeter
14 15 (21.74%) Functional Testing
15 14 (20.29%) Automation Testing
15 14 (20.29%) Test Strategy
16 13 (18.84%) C#
17 12 (17.39%) Workflow
17 12 (17.39%) Manual Testing
17 12 (17.39%) WebDriver
18 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (15.94%) Test Management
18 11 (15.94%) Load Testing
18 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
18 11 (15.94%) JIRA
18 11 (15.94%) Finance
19 10 (14.49%) LAMP

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) CTI
2 2 (2.90%) Modbus
2 2 (2.90%) Profibus
3 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) MySQL
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Selenium
2 15 (21.74%) JMeter
3 12 (17.39%) WebDriver
4 11 (15.94%) JIRA
5 10 (14.49%) HP UFT
5 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
5 10 (14.49%) Protractor
6 7 (10.14%) Cucumber
6 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (8.70%) LoadRunner
8 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.90%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.90%) NUnit
10 2 (2.90%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (2.90%) Testopia
11 1 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) Web Services
2 10 (14.49%) .NET
2 10 (14.49%) LAMP
3 6 (8.70%) CGI
4 2 (2.90%) CSS
4 2 (2.90%) CSS3
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.70%) Mainframe
1 6 (8.70%) Replication
2 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.35%) Telematics
4 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Unix
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.90%) Android
4 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.83%) Software Testing
3 29 (42.03%) Test Automation
4 19 (27.54%) Test Scripting
5 17 (24.64%) Software Engineering
6 15 (21.74%) Functional Testing
7 14 (20.29%) Automation Testing
7 14 (20.29%) Test Strategy
8 12 (17.39%) Manual Testing
8 12 (17.39%) Workflow
9 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
9 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (15.94%) Load Testing
9 11 (15.94%) Test Management
10 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (13.04%) Defect Management
11 9 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (13.04%) Performance Testing
12 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
13 7 (10.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) SQL
2 21 (30.43%) Java
3 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.84%) C#
5 10 (14.49%) PHP
6 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.35%) C
7 3 (4.35%) Delphi
7 3 (4.35%) Python
7 3 (4.35%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 38 (55.07%) ISTQB
2 27 (39.13%) Degree
3 18 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (23.19%) ISEB
5 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (49.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) HP
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) Citrix
3 6 (8.70%) IBM
3 6 (8.70%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) Telerik
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Training Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago