The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £40,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
England / South East
Rank 387 442 445
Rank change year-on-year +55 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 13 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.088% 0.078% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.081% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 15
Median salary £40,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.55% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14300 18571 19699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.68% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11905 15855 15931
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer 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 in the South East.

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in the South East

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Engineer 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 22 March 2017. 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 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
Berkshire - 6 £36,500 -
Hampshire +21 3 £44,000 +13.54%
Surrey - 3 £62,500 -
Kent +23 1 £52,500 +10.52%
Senior Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (57.58%) QA
1 19 (57.58%) Selenium
2 14 (42.42%) ISEB
3 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
3 13 (39.39%) ISTQB
4 12 (36.36%) Regression Testing
5 10 (30.30%) HP
5 10 (30.30%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
5 10 (30.30%) SDLC
6 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
6 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (24.24%) System Testing
7 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
7 8 (24.24%) ETL
7 8 (24.24%) Scrum
7 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
8 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
8 7 (21.21%) TDD
8 7 (21.21%) C#
8 7 (21.21%) Python
8 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
9 6 (18.18%) Open Source

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 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) 3G
1 2 (6.06%) 4G
1 2 (6.06%) LTE
1 2 (6.06%) UMTS
1 2 (6.06%) WiMAX
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) MIMO
2 1 (3.03%) UWB
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Selenium
2 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
4 5 (15.15%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (12.12%) HP UFT
5 4 (12.12%) JMeter
5 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 3 (9.09%) JIRA
6 3 (9.09%) Ranorex
6 3 (9.09%) Robot Framework
7 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
7 2 (6.06%) IntelliJ
7 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.03%) JUnit
8 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
8 1 (3.03%) NUnit
8 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) REST
2 4 (12.12%) SOAP
2 4 (12.12%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) BBC
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Android
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 10 (30.30%) SDLC
3 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
4 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
5 8 (24.24%) ETL
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
5 8 (24.24%) System Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
5 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
6 7 (21.21%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
6 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
7 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) Python
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) ISEB
2 13 (39.39%) ISTQB
3 6 (18.18%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
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