The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 174 175 158
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.054% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 6
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £34,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £45,000 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Software 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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3547 3736 2949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.26% 95.62% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2921 3090 2523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,215
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 May 2015. 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
Northamptonshire 0 2 £31,750 -29.44%
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) MCAD
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
1 2 (40.00%) LabWindows
1 2 (40.00%) VB6
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (20.00%) DO-254
2 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Avionics
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LabWindows
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Avionics
2 1 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) V-Model
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCAD
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (20.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (20.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) IBM