The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 69 74 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.42% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Software Test Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
681 694 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.05% 99.28% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 587 551 709
Average salary £41,543 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.85% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 3 £37,500 - 1
Software Test Engineer
East Midlands

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago