Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Test Engineer
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 45 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 0.41% 0.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Gatwick median annual salary £30,000 £41,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% - -
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £35,250 £29,000
% change year-on-year +20.57% +21.55% -8.66%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 239 281 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 98.35% 91.23% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 227 259 187
Gatwick median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £61,900 £60,050 £53,750
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

Job postings that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gatwick.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Gatwick

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Gatwick

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gatwick region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification