Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 215 262
Rank change year-on-year +22 +47 +18
Permanent jobs citing SDET 26 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.56% 0.37% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.40% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 8
East Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £48,750 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £49,500
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 4,269 4,698 5,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.00% 90.29% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,301 3,886 4,720
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 +23 19 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Northamptonshire -11 7 £65,000 +36.84%
SDET
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 26 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 24 (92.31%) BDD
3 20 (76.92%) Selenium
3 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
4 17 (65.38%) Maven
5 13 (50.00%) C#
5 13 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (42.31%) GitLab
6 11 (42.31%) QA
6 11 (42.31%) SpecFlow
6 11 (42.31%) Functional Testing
6 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 11 (42.31%) Ruby
6 11 (42.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
6 11 (42.31%) JBehave
6 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
7 8 (30.77%) JIRA
7 8 (30.77%) Gherkin
8 7 (26.92%) Defect Management
8 7 (26.92%) TestRail
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
8 7 (26.92%) Open Source
9 6 (23.08%) RESTful
9 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS

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 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 20 (76.92%) Selenium
3 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
3 17 (65.38%) Maven
4 11 (42.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
4 11 (42.31%) GitLab
4 11 (42.31%) JBehave
4 11 (42.31%) SpecFlow
4 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
5 8 (30.77%) JIRA
6 7 (26.92%) TestRail
7 6 (23.08%) Gatling
7 6 (23.08%) Gradle
8 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.85%) JMeter
8 1 (3.85%) JUnit
8 1 (3.85%) RSpec
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Test Automation Engineer
1 18 (69.23%) Test Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Automation Tester
2 11 (42.31%) Tester
3 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Developer in Test
3 8 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Gherkin
2 6 (23.08%) RESTful
2 6 (23.08%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 24 (92.31%) BDD
3 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (42.31%) Functional Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Defect Management
6 7 (26.92%) Open Source
6 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
7 6 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (23.08%) High Availability
7 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 6 (23.08%) OO
7 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) API Testing
8 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft