The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.33% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Software Test Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
243 199 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 94.55% 100.00% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 226 184 165
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Malvern - 4 £27,500 -
Redditch - 2 £32,500 -
Software Test Engineer
West Midlands

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) VB
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) OO
1 8 (80.00%) ISO 9000
1 8 (80.00%) TickIT
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) MKS
4 2 (20.00%) Automotive
4 2 (20.00%) VectorCAST
4 2 (20.00%) CANoe
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) CANoe
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) ISO 9000
1 8 (80.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (20.00%) MKS