The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 93 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 3 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.28% 0.18% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.19% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 13
Average salary £22,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Test Engineer
South East

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
1026 1076 1493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.88% 97.20% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 911 964 1351
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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 18 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chichester - 1 £22,000 - 1
Worthing - 1 £37,500 -
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 4 (57.14%) LabVIEW
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) VectorCAST
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Modbus
6 1 (14.29%) Profibus
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) QA

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Modbus
2 1 (14.29%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) LabVIEW
2 4 (57.14%) VectorCAST
3 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) MSTest
4 1 (14.29%) WiX
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
West Sussex
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chichester
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Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago