The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 165 169 171
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.066% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £34,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3614 3049 3264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.58% 95.46% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3020 2596 2835
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,003
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the East Midlands region.

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicestershire - 5 £34,000 -
Nottinghamshire +8 1 £35,000 -
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Automated Testing
2 11 (73.33%) C++
3 10 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Firmware
4 9 (60.00%) C
4 9 (60.00%) Python
4 9 (60.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (53.33%) ISEB
5 8 (53.33%) VHDL
5 8 (53.33%) Degree
5 8 (53.33%) Time Management
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) JUnit
8 2 (13.33%) Selenium
8 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
8 2 (13.33%) NUnit
8 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
8 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
9 1 (6.67%) iPad
9 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
9 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
9 1 (6.67%) Moodle
9 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 1 (6.67%) Project Planning

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Firmware
2 8 (53.33%) VHDL
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Automated Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Time Management
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft