The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 58 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.42% - 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £34,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +1.53%
Software Test Engineer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
467 371 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.70% 97.63% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 410 336 366
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Leicester

Software Test Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) Firmware
1 9 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Time Management
2 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) VHDL
2 8 (88.89%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) C#

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Firmware
2 8 (88.89%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Time Management
2 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
1 8 (88.89%) ISEB