The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank - 69 64
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £33,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
436 600 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.42% 96.93% 99.68%
Number of salaries quoted 368 565 548
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Engineer
East of England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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