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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 200 180 220
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 59 76 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.81% 1.06% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.11% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 56 71 40
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £39,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +18.93%
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
6976 6851 7835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.86% 95.75% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5618 5611 6746
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 -17 51 £41,500 +3.75% 12
Hertfordshire -4 6 £38,750 -5.48% 1
Bedfordshire +13 1 £37,000 +27.58% 1
Suffolk - 1 £25,000 - 1
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 78 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (49.26%) Degree
3 61 (44.85%) QA
4 60 (44.12%) Test Automation
5 55 (40.44%) SQL
6 48 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 45 (33.09%) Python
8 39 (28.68%) Automated Testing
8 39 (28.68%) Scrum
9 38 (27.94%) Software Testing
10 33 (24.26%) Computer Science
11 31 (22.79%) Linux
12 30 (22.06%) Regression Testing
12 30 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (20.59%) Mathematics
14 26 (19.12%) C#
15 25 (18.38%) Java
16 24 (17.65%) .NET
16 24 (17.65%) Finance
17 23 (16.91%) Delphi
17 23 (16.91%) Windows
17 23 (16.91%) OO
18 22 (16.18%) Test Strategy
19 21 (15.44%) Automation Testing
19 21 (15.44%) Selenium
20 20 (14.71%) Test Scripting
20 20 (14.71%) Analytics
21 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
22 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
22 18 (13.24%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) TCP/IP
1 11 (8.09%) Internet
2 7 (5.15%) ICMP
3 6 (4.41%) HTTP
4 5 (3.68%) Wireless
5 4 (2.94%) DNS
5 4 (2.94%) SSL
6 2 (1.47%) VPN
6 2 (1.47%) DHCP
6 2 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (15.44%) Selenium
2 15 (11.03%) JIRA
3 11 (8.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (7.35%) WebDriver
5 9 (6.62%) JBehave
5 9 (6.62%) JUnit
6 8 (5.88%) JMeter
7 7 (5.15%) Bugzilla
8 5 (3.68%) Ant
9 3 (2.21%) Subversion
10 2 (1.47%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.74%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 24 (17.65%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Marketing
3 6 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.68%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.21%) Electronics
6 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.65%) .NET
2 11 (8.09%) HTML
2 11 (8.09%) XML
3 9 (6.62%) J2EE
4 7 (5.15%) Web Services
5 6 (4.41%) REST
6 5 (3.68%) Ajax
6 5 (3.68%) XSL
7 1 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.26%) Computer Science
2 30 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (20.59%) Mathematics
4 16 (11.76%) User Experience
5 9 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (5.15%) Mobile App
7 7 (5.15%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.94%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.47%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.47%) PKI
9 2 (1.47%) Chemistry
9 2 (1.47%) Biology
9 2 (1.47%) Life Science
10 1 (0.74%) PMI
10 1 (0.74%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.79%) Linux
2 23 (16.91%) Windows
3 10 (7.35%) UNIX
4 6 (4.41%) Android
5 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.47%) VMS
6 2 (1.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (44.12%) Test Automation
3 48 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 39 (28.68%) Automated Testing
4 39 (28.68%) Scrum
5 38 (27.94%) Software Testing
6 30 (22.06%) Regression Testing
7 23 (16.91%) OO
8 22 (16.18%) Test Strategy
9 21 (15.44%) Automation Testing
10 20 (14.71%) Test Scripting
10 20 (14.71%) Analytics
11 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
11 18 (13.24%) User Stories
12 15 (11.03%) Manual Testing
13 11 (8.09%) Load Testing
14 10 (7.35%) Financial Modelling
15 9 (6.62%) TDD
15 9 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (6.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (40.44%) SQL
2 45 (33.09%) Python
3 26 (19.12%) C#
4 25 (18.38%) Java
5 23 (16.91%) Delphi
6 16 (11.76%) C
6 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 14 (10.29%) C++
8 12 (8.82%) Perl
8 12 (8.82%) Ruby
9 5 (3.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (49.26%) Degree
2 17 (12.50%) ISEB
3 14 (10.29%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.68%) VCP4
5 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (44.85%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.88%) TOWER Software
3 6 (4.41%) Perforce
4 1 (0.74%) Lumesse
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