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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 430 442 435
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 11 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.042% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.044% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 16
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,800 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £62,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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
Berkshire +4 7 £52,500 +12.90%
Hampshire -25 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (42.86%) System Testing
1 18 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 17 (40.48%) QA
3 15 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 13 (30.95%) C#
6 12 (28.57%) SQL
6 12 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 12 (28.57%) XML
6 12 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (26.19%) Windows
8 10 (23.81%) Python
8 10 (23.81%) Selenium
8 10 (23.81%) Degree
8 10 (23.81%) Finance
9 9 (21.43%) .NET
9 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
9 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.05%) Internet
10 8 (19.05%) VBScript
10 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
11 7 (16.67%) TDD
11 7 (16.67%) ISEB
12 6 (14.29%) IIS
12 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (14.29%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Internet
2 5 (11.90%) 3G
2 5 (11.90%) Broadband
3 4 (9.52%) SMTP
3 4 (9.52%) IMAP
3 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
3 4 (9.52%) NAS
3 4 (9.52%) SAN
4 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (23.81%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) WebLOAD
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) AQtime
3 4 (9.52%) SoapUI
3 4 (9.52%) Ranorex
4 3 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) Ant
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.76%) Behat
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) XML
2 9 (21.43%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) Gherkin
4 4 (9.52%) SOAP
4 4 (9.52%) MAPI
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.14%) Web Services
6 2 (4.76%) WCF
6 2 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Smartphone
3 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (42.86%) System Testing
1 18 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 14 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 12 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 7 (16.67%) TDD
7 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Test Management
7 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 5 (11.90%) BDD
8 5 (11.90%) User Stories
8 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.52%) Scrum
9 4 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) Python
4 8 (19.05%) VBScript
5 6 (14.29%) C++
6 5 (11.90%) Java
7 4 (9.52%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (40.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Intel
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) BMC
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle