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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 0.64% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £36,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
149 125 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 94.90% 91.91% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 145 110 78
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded C
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded C++
2 5 (71.43%) Smartcard
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Smartcard
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded C
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded C++
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification