The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank - 66 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £33,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Software Test Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
418 533 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.89% 96.73% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 372 497 620
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Suffolk

Software Test Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft