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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 213 235 240
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 45 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 44 18 30
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,400 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £43,677 £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
7643 7278 8156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.65% 94.62% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6389 6239 6947
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 25 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 25 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 +22 34 £35,500 -21.11% 5
Bedfordshire +1 10 £30,750 +11.81% 2
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 25 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 62 (51.24%) Python
2 61 (50.41%) Java
3 43 (35.54%) Degree
3 43 (35.54%) QA
4 38 (31.40%) Test Automation
5 35 (28.93%) Linux
6 30 (24.79%) C#
7 28 (23.14%) Perl
7 28 (23.14%) Test Scripting
8 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
8 27 (22.31%) Wireless
9 26 (21.49%) C++
9 26 (21.49%) Ruby
10 24 (19.83%) Manual Testing
10 24 (19.83%) C
11 23 (19.01%) Bugzilla
12 22 (18.18%) Software Testing
13 21 (17.36%) Automated Testing
14 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (13.22%) Scrum
15 16 (13.22%) Regression Testing
15 16 (13.22%) SQL
16 15 (12.40%) Windows
16 15 (12.40%) Tcl
17 14 (11.57%) Multimedia
17 14 (11.57%) Automation Testing
18 12 (9.92%) Mac OS X
18 12 (9.92%) Automotive
19 11 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
19 11 (9.09%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.31%) Wireless
2 11 (9.09%) HTTP
2 11 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (9.09%) Bluetooth
3 7 (5.79%) X.509
4 5 (4.13%) STUN
4 5 (4.13%) GPRS
4 5 (4.13%) GSM
4 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.13%) SSL
4 5 (4.13%) Internet
5 4 (3.31%) UMTS
5 4 (3.31%) LTE
6 2 (1.65%) DSL
7 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.83%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.83%) TDMA
7 1 (0.83%) TETRA
7 1 (0.83%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (19.01%) Bugzilla
2 9 (7.44%) Selenium
2 9 (7.44%) Subversion
2 9 (7.44%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (4.96%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (4.13%) WebDriver
4 5 (4.13%) JMeter
5 3 (2.48%) LabVIEW
5 3 (2.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) SCons
6 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.83%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.83%) TestNG
6 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (11.57%) Multimedia
2 12 (9.92%) Automotive
3 10 (8.26%) Finance
4 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) HTML
1 10 (8.26%) XML
1 10 (8.26%) XSL
1 10 (8.26%) Ajax
2 5 (4.13%) RESTful
2 5 (4.13%) Web Services
2 5 (4.13%) J2SE
3 4 (3.31%) REST
4 2 (1.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
1 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.13%) Social Media
3 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.83%) Physics
4 1 (0.83%) Online Games
4 1 (0.83%) Firmware
4 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.83%) Statistics
4 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.93%) Linux
2 15 (12.40%) Windows
3 12 (9.92%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.40%) Test Automation
2 28 (23.14%) Test Scripting
3 24 (19.83%) Manual Testing
4 22 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 21 (17.36%) Automated Testing
6 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (13.22%) Scrum
7 16 (13.22%) Regression Testing
8 14 (11.57%) Automation Testing
9 11 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.44%) Use Case
11 9 (7.44%) OO
11 9 (7.44%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.61%) RAD
12 8 (6.61%) Performance Testing
13 6 (4.96%) UML
13 6 (4.96%) Multithreading
13 6 (4.96%) Security Testing
14 5 (4.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.24%) Python
2 61 (50.41%) Java
3 30 (24.79%) C#
4 28 (23.14%) Perl
5 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
6 26 (21.49%) C++
6 26 (21.49%) Ruby
7 24 (19.83%) C
8 16 (13.22%) SQL
9 15 (12.40%) Tcl
10 10 (8.26%) PHP
11 5 (4.13%) Scala
12 4 (3.31%) TTCN
13 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.83%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 43 (35.54%) Degree
2 11 (9.09%) ISEB
3 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.96%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.48%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.83%) HND
7 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (35.54%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe
2 1 (0.83%) Perforce
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle
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