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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank - 93 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.093% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.096% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +6.87%
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
965 1042 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.29% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 794 902 666
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix