Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Senior Test Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 260 287
Rank change year-on-year +33 +27 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 30 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.49% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 27
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £55,625 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +14.46% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 5975 6511 8411
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.47% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4888 5530 7297
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Senior Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in Surrey

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in Surrey.

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in Surrey

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Engineer in Surrey

Senior Test Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate -31 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Redhill - 6 £50,000 -
Dorking - 4 £45,000 -
Guildford - 3 £52,500 -
Horley - 1 £40,000 -
Camberley - 1 £47,750 -
Senior Test Engineer
South East

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Surrey region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Scrum
2 22 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 18 (60.00%) C#
3 18 (60.00%) QA
4 17 (56.67%) Java
4 17 (56.67%) Finance
5 16 (53.33%) Degree
6 15 (50.00%) TDD
6 15 (50.00%) BDD
7 14 (46.67%) Python
8 13 (43.33%) OOP
8 13 (43.33%) Software Testing
8 13 (43.33%) WebDriver
9 12 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
10 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 10 (33.33%) SDET
10 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing
10 10 (33.33%) Selenium
10 10 (33.33%) jQuery
10 10 (33.33%) Ajax
10 10 (33.33%) CSS
10 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 9 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 9 (30.00%) Functional Testing
11 9 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (26.67%) SQL
12 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
13 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) WebDriver
2 10 (33.33%) Selenium
3 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
3 7 (23.33%) PyCharm
3 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.00%) JMeter
5 3 (10.00%) Maven
5 3 (10.00%) NUnit
5 3 (10.00%) PHPUnit
5 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Ajax
1 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 10 (33.33%) CSS
1 10 (33.33%) jQuery
2 6 (20.00%) Velocity
3 3 (10.00%) Behat
3 3 (10.00%) phpspec
3 3 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Scrum
2 22 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 15 (50.00%) BDD
3 15 (50.00%) TDD
4 13 (43.33%) OOP
4 13 (43.33%) Software Testing
5 12 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 10 (33.33%) SDET
7 9 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 9 (30.00%) Functional Testing
7 9 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Database Optimisation
9 7 (23.33%) OO
9 7 (23.33%) SDLC
9 7 (23.33%) Software Architecture
9 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 14 (46.67%) Python
4 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (6.67%) C
8 2 (6.67%) C++
9 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.33%) Perl
9 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) TOWER Software
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle