The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.08% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Software Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
281 317 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.57% 95.48% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 261 269 349
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,422 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 Peterborough

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Peterborough

Software Test Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 5 (71.43%) LabVIEW
2 3 (42.86%) DSL
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) GPRS
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) snoop
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DSL
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 2 (28.57%) GPRS
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) snoop
3 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) LabVIEW
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Document Management
1 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification