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 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 of England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 200 227 250
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 84 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.96% 0.58% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.60% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 80 41 23
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -2.89%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8344 8315 8922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.41% 95.84% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6937 7231 7396
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 16 April 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 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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Cambridgeshire +34 83 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 70 (58.33%) Python
2 55 (45.83%) Java
3 53 (44.17%) Degree
4 52 (43.33%) Test Automation
5 41 (34.17%) Linux
6 34 (28.33%) QA
7 33 (27.50%) C++
8 32 (26.67%) C
8 32 (26.67%) Perl
9 29 (24.17%) C#
9 29 (24.17%) Test Scripting
10 27 (22.50%) SQL
11 26 (21.67%) Manual Testing
11 26 (21.67%) Ruby
12 25 (20.83%) Software Testing
12 25 (20.83%) JavaScript
12 25 (20.83%) Windows
13 24 (20.00%) Wireless
14 20 (16.67%) Regression Testing
14 20 (16.67%) Automated Testing
15 18 (15.00%) Mac OS X
16 17 (14.17%) Finance
16 17 (14.17%) Automotive
17 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (12.50%) Scrum
18 15 (12.50%) OO
19 14 (11.67%) HTTP
19 14 (11.67%) Tcl
19 14 (11.67%) Multimedia
20 13 (10.83%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (0.83%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.00%) Wireless
2 14 (11.67%) HTTP
3 13 (10.83%) TCP/IP
4 12 (10.00%) SSL
4 12 (10.00%) X.509
4 12 (10.00%) STUN
5 9 (7.50%) Bluetooth
5 9 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (6.67%) ZigBee
7 6 (5.00%) GPRS
7 6 (5.00%) GSM
7 6 (5.00%) UMTS
8 5 (4.17%) LTE
9 1 (0.83%) TETRA
9 1 (0.83%) DHCP
9 1 (0.83%) TDMA
9 1 (0.83%) Internet
9 1 (0.83%) RIP
9 1 (0.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Bugzilla
2 7 (5.83%) JMeter
3 6 (5.00%) LabVIEW
4 4 (3.33%) Selenium
5 3 (2.50%) JIRA
6 2 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.83%) SCons
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.83%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.83%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.83%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (14.17%) Finance
1 17 (14.17%) Automotive
2 14 (11.67%) Multimedia
3 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) HTML
1 10 (8.33%) XML
2 9 (7.50%) XSL
2 9 (7.50%) Ajax
3 8 (6.67%) J2SE
3 8 (6.67%) RESTful
4 7 (5.83%) Web Services
5 6 (5.00%) REST
6 2 (1.67%) .NET
7 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.83%) CSS
7 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.00%) Social Media
3 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.67%) Physics
5 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Online Games
5 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.17%) Linux
2 25 (20.83%) Windows
3 18 (15.00%) Mac OS X
4 7 (5.83%) UNIX
5 5 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.33%) Test Automation
2 29 (24.17%) Test Scripting
3 26 (21.67%) Manual Testing
4 25 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 20 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 20 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (12.50%) Scrum
7 15 (12.50%) OO
8 13 (10.83%) RAD
9 12 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (8.33%) Automation Testing
11 8 (6.67%) Security Testing
12 6 (5.00%) Project Management
12 6 (5.00%) Quality Management
12 6 (5.00%) Performance Testing
12 6 (5.00%) Use Case
12 6 (5.00%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (58.33%) Python
2 55 (45.83%) Java
3 33 (27.50%) C++
4 32 (26.67%) C
4 32 (26.67%) Perl
5 29 (24.17%) C#
6 27 (22.50%) SQL
7 26 (21.67%) Ruby
8 25 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 14 (11.67%) Tcl
10 9 (7.50%) PHP
11 8 (6.67%) Scala
12 5 (4.17%) TTCN
12 5 (4.17%) Embedded C
13 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
14 3 (2.50%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.67%) VBScript
16 1 (0.83%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 53 (44.17%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) ISEB
3 4 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (28.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.83%) Perforce
2 1 (0.83%) JBoss
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe
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