Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for SDET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDET over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 207 245
Rank change year-on-year +8 +38 -
Permanent jobs citing SDET 14 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% 0.51% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.56% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 23
East Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

SDET is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,906 4,683 5,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 93.20% 91.23% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,846 3,937 4,437
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,900
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SDET
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SDET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SDET in the East Midlands

SDET
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDET in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for SDET in the East Midlands

SDET
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDET in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SDET in the East Midlands

SDET
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDET within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +16 11 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Northamptonshire 0 3 £65,000 +4.00%
SDET
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing SDET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SDET.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 14 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 14 (100.00%) BDD
2 11 (78.57%) Maven
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Selenium
5 6 (42.86%) RESTful
5 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (42.86%) High Availability
5 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
5 6 (42.86%) Open Source
5 6 (42.86%) Gradle
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) OO
5 6 (42.86%) HTTP
5 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 6 (42.86%) Gatling
5 6 (42.86%) WireMock
5 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (35.71%) GitLab
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Ruby
6 5 (35.71%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) QA

SDET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (78.57%) Maven
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) Gatling
4 6 (42.86%) Gradle
5 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) GitLab
5 5 (35.71%) JBehave
5 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
5 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) TestRail
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer in Test
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Automation Tester
3 5 (35.71%) Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
1 6 (42.86%) RESTful
1 6 (42.86%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) BDD
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (42.86%) High Availability
4 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Open Source
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA