The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Gatwick region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 28 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.68% 2.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% 2.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Median salary £41,250 £28,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.32% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Test Engineer
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick 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
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
162 157 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 94.74% 94.58% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 155 139 80
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of job ads across the Gatwick region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Gatwick

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gatwick region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Embedded C
1 7 (87.50%) Embedded C++
1 7 (87.50%) Smartcard
1 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Smartcard
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Embedded C
1 7 (87.50%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle