The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 210 235 249
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 46 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.26% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.27% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 44 18 37
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 £30,000 £32,350 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7490 6991 8676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.94% 94.65% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6172 6002 7381
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +19 36 £38,750 -13.88% 5
Bedfordshire 0 9 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Hertfordshire -6 1 £21,000 -40.00% 1
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 54 (50.00%) Java
2 51 (47.22%) Python
3 40 (37.04%) QA
4 39 (36.11%) Degree
5 30 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 29 (26.85%) Linux
7 26 (24.07%) C++
7 26 (24.07%) Test Scripting
8 25 (23.15%) C#
9 24 (22.22%) C
9 24 (22.22%) Wireless
10 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
11 21 (19.44%) Bugzilla
12 20 (18.52%) Manual Testing
12 20 (18.52%) Ruby
13 19 (17.59%) Perl
14 16 (14.81%) Regression Testing
14 16 (14.81%) Software Testing
14 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (13.89%) Automated Testing
15 15 (13.89%) Windows
16 14 (12.96%) Scrum
16 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
17 12 (11.11%) Automation Testing
17 12 (11.11%) ISEB
17 12 (11.11%) Tcl
17 12 (11.11%) HTML
17 12 (11.11%) XML
18 11 (10.19%) Multimedia
18 11 (10.19%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.22%) Wireless
2 10 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (9.26%) Bluetooth
3 8 (7.41%) HTTP
3 8 (7.41%) Internet
4 5 (4.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.70%) GPRS
5 4 (3.70%) X.509
6 3 (2.78%) DSL
7 2 (1.85%) STUN
7 2 (1.85%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.85%) GSM
7 2 (1.85%) UMTS
7 2 (1.85%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.85%) SSL
7 2 (1.85%) LTE
7 2 (1.85%) snoop
8 1 (0.93%) RIP
8 1 (0.93%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (19.44%) Bugzilla
2 11 (10.19%) Selenium
3 9 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (8.33%) Subversion
4 8 (7.41%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (4.63%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.85%) JMeter
7 2 (1.85%) JIRA
7 2 (1.85%) TestNG
General
1 11 (10.19%) Multimedia
2 9 (8.33%) Automotive
3 8 (7.41%) Finance
4 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) HTML
1 12 (11.11%) XML
2 9 (8.33%) XSL
2 9 (8.33%) Ajax
3 5 (4.63%) Web Services
4 4 (3.70%) REST
5 2 (1.85%) RESTful
5 2 (1.85%) J2SE
5 2 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.85%) Social Media
4 1 (0.93%) Online Games
4 1 (0.93%) Statistics
4 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.85%) Linux
2 15 (13.89%) Windows
3 9 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) Test Automation
2 26 (24.07%) Test Scripting
3 20 (18.52%) Manual Testing
4 16 (14.81%) Regression Testing
4 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 15 (13.89%) Automated Testing
6 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
6 14 (12.96%) Scrum
7 12 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 9 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.33%) Use Case
9 8 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (5.56%) UML
10 6 (5.56%) OO
10 6 (5.56%) RAD
10 6 (5.56%) Multithreading
11 5 (4.63%) Performance Testing
11 5 (4.63%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.70%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.00%) Java
2 51 (47.22%) Python
3 26 (24.07%) C++
4 25 (23.15%) C#
5 24 (22.22%) C
6 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
7 20 (18.52%) Ruby
8 19 (17.59%) Perl
9 12 (11.11%) Tcl
10 10 (9.26%) SQL
11 9 (8.33%) PHP
12 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.85%) TTCN
13 2 (1.85%) Scala
14 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.93%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 39 (36.11%) Degree
2 12 (11.11%) ISEB
3 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.78%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.93%) HND
6 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (37.04%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe
2 1 (0.93%) Lumesse
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle
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