The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
England / North West
Rank 241 223 239
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 7 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 17
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +36.36%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5668 5354 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.59% 96.07% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4786 4496 5675
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,468 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +14 4 - - 2
Manchester -24 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Information Management
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Validation
6 3 (23.08%) C
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) DevOps
7 2 (15.38%) C++
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Military
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Ruby

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) PuTTY
1 1 (7.69%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) RubyMine
3 1 (7.69%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (7.69%) WATIR
General
1 2 (15.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Information Management
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) DevOps
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
8 1 (7.69%) BDD
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Performance Related Bonuses
Posted: 18 days ago