The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank - 243 236
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 3
Average salary - £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6726 6941 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.47% 95.38% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5434 5830 6070
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Software Test Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) WAI
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) WAI
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
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