The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 100 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.091% 0.097% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £25,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -0.66%
Software Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1066 997 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.00% 96.89% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 935 907 934
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Software Test Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
Kent
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