The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Sussex region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
South East / West Sussex
Rank 88 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 9 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.84% 0.094% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.096% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +13.63%
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 West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1033 1041 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.63% 98.11% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 886 961 885
Median salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 West Sussex

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in West Sussex

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Burgess Hill - 5 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £36,500 -
Software Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Sussex region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Automated Testing
1 17 (85.00%) C++
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 11 (55.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (45.00%) C
4 9 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Embedded C
4 9 (45.00%) Embedded C++
4 9 (45.00%) Smartcard
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (30.00%) Security Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (30.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) BDD
10 2 (10.00%) Confluence
10 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
10 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
10 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) DevOps

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Spock
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Automated Testing
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) DevOps
8 2 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) C
2 9 (45.00%) Embedded C
2 9 (45.00%) Embedded C++
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA