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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 180 164 160
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 12 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 8
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £23,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -2.89%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3846 3049 3348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.51% 96.15% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3179 2606 2962
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,215 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,319
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram 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 16 April 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -5 5 £33,375 +7.66%
Leicestershire -20 3 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Northamptonshire -11 2 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £35,000 -
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (55.56%) Regression Testing
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (50.00%) QA
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
3 7 (38.89%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) C
6 4 (22.22%) Business Development
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Time Management
6 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Android
7 3 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Phone
7 3 (16.67%) Moodle
7 3 (16.67%) iPad
7 3 (16.67%) WAI
7 3 (16.67%) Firmware

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (16.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) ISDN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
1 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) LAMP
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 3 (16.67%) iPad
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) VHDL
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Phone
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Regression Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Business Development
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Time Management
5 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (11.11%) Usability Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) System Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.56%) Test Management
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) C
4 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) WAI
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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