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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 104 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.17% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £29,000 £23,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.40% -46.59%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
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
1165 1309 1462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.15% 96.61% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1164 1228
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,700 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 May 2015. 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
Horsham - 2 £29,000 -
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (40.00%) KVM
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) iPad
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) VirtualBox
4 2 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) KVM
1 2 (40.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
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Edgar Cowen
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