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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 435 452 436
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 11 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.058% 0.099% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.10% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 44
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
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
18504 20599 22826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 96.99% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15728 16476 18291
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
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 6 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Hampshire - 4 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Kent - 2 £47,500 -
Surrey -7 1 £51,000 +2.00%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
2 13 (48.15%) Software Testing
2 13 (48.15%) Degree
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) QA
5 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 8 (29.63%) C#
6 8 (29.63%) SQL
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Selenium
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Web Services
9 5 (18.52%) .NET
9 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
9 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
9 5 (18.52%) JIRA
9 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
9 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (14.81%) Defect Management
10 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
10 4 (14.81%) ISEB

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (7.41%) Modbus
2 2 (7.41%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.41%) Bugzilla
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) JMeter
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) NUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Protractor
4 2 (7.41%) Ranorex
4 2 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (7.41%) Testopia
5 1 (3.70%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.70%) TestNG
5 1 (3.70%) WATIR
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) CSS3
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
2 2 (7.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
2 13 (48.15%) Software Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.81%) Defect Management
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow
7 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Load Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) System Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) C
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) Groovy
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (14.81%) ISEB
5 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Telerik