The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 30 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 of England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 213 239 236
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 50 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.25% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 16 30
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7639 7232 8194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.77% 94.55% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6379 6190 6968
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 of England

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 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
Cambridgeshire +31 39 £35,500 -16.95% 5
Bedfordshire +6 10 £30,750 +11.81% 3
Hertfordshire -10 1 £21,000 -40.00%
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 65 (52.00%) Python
2 62 (49.60%) Java
3 44 (35.20%) Degree
4 43 (34.40%) QA
5 39 (31.20%) Test Automation
6 36 (28.80%) Linux
7 30 (24.00%) C#
8 29 (23.20%) Test Scripting
9 28 (22.40%) Perl
9 28 (22.40%) Wireless
10 27 (21.60%) C++
10 27 (21.60%) JavaScript
10 27 (21.60%) Ruby
11 25 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 25 (20.00%) C
12 23 (18.40%) Bugzilla
13 22 (17.60%) Software Testing
14 21 (16.80%) Automated Testing
15 19 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (12.80%) Scrum
16 16 (12.80%) Regression Testing
16 16 (12.80%) Windows
17 15 (12.00%) Tcl
17 15 (12.00%) SQL
18 14 (11.20%) Multimedia
18 14 (11.20%) Automation Testing
19 12 (9.60%) Software Engineering
19 12 (9.60%) Mac OS X
19 12 (9.60%) Automotive
20 11 (8.80%) Wi-Fi

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.40%) Wireless
2 11 (8.80%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (8.80%) Bluetooth
2 11 (8.80%) HTTP
3 7 (5.60%) X.509
4 6 (4.80%) Internet
4 6 (4.80%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.80%) GPRS
5 5 (4.00%) GSM
5 5 (4.00%) SSL
5 5 (4.00%) STUN
6 4 (3.20%) LTE
6 4 (3.20%) UMTS
7 3 (2.40%) DSL
8 2 (1.60%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.60%) snoop
8 2 (1.60%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.80%) RIP
9 1 (0.80%) TDMA
9 1 (0.80%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (18.40%) Bugzilla
2 10 (8.00%) Selenium
3 9 (7.20%) Subversion
3 9 (7.20%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (4.80%) WebDriver
4 6 (4.80%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (4.00%) LabVIEW
5 5 (4.00%) JMeter
6 3 (2.40%) JIRA
7 1 (0.80%) SCons
7 1 (0.80%) TestNG
7 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.80%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.80%) CruiseControl
General
1 14 (11.20%) Multimedia
2 12 (9.60%) Automotive
3 10 (8.00%) Finance
4 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) HTML
1 11 (8.80%) XML
2 10 (8.00%) Ajax
2 10 (8.00%) XSL
3 5 (4.00%) Web Services
3 5 (4.00%) J2SE
3 5 (4.00%) RESTful
4 4 (3.20%) REST
5 2 (1.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (0.80%) Firmware
4 1 (0.80%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.80%) Online Games
4 1 (0.80%) Statistics
4 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.80%) Linux
2 16 (12.80%) Windows
3 12 (9.60%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.20%) Test Automation
2 29 (23.20%) Test Scripting
3 25 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 22 (17.60%) Software Testing
5 21 (16.80%) Automated Testing
6 19 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (12.80%) Scrum
7 16 (12.80%) Regression Testing
8 14 (11.20%) Automation Testing
9 12 (9.60%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.80%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (7.20%) Use Case
11 9 (7.20%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.40%) Performance Testing
12 8 (6.40%) OO
12 8 (6.40%) RAD
13 6 (4.80%) Multithreading
13 6 (4.80%) Security Testing
13 6 (4.80%) UML
14 5 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.00%) Python
2 62 (49.60%) Java
3 30 (24.00%) C#
4 28 (22.40%) Perl
5 27 (21.60%) C++
5 27 (21.60%) JavaScript
5 27 (21.60%) Ruby
6 25 (20.00%) C
7 15 (12.00%) Tcl
7 15 (12.00%) SQL
8 10 (8.00%) PHP
9 5 (4.00%) Scala
10 4 (3.20%) TTCN
11 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.80%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (35.20%) Degree
2 11 (8.80%) ISEB
3 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.80%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.40%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) PhD
7 1 (0.80%) HND
7 1 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (34.40%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle
2 1 (0.80%) Adobe
2 1 (0.80%) Perforce
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago