The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 190 223 226
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 63 39 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.00% 0.53% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.55% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 50
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £27,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Software Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6061 7059 7600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.28% 96.12% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5183 5968 6232
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +26 43 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Hertfordshire +21 12 £45,000 +57.89%
Essex +6 4 - -
Suffolk - 4 £27,250 -
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 East of England region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 53 (46.49%) Degree
4 49 (42.98%) Scrum
4 49 (42.98%) Java
5 41 (35.96%) Software Engineering
6 40 (35.09%) QA
7 37 (32.46%) Web Services
7 37 (32.46%) Python
8 33 (28.95%) Software Testing
9 29 (25.44%) SQL
10 28 (24.56%) Selenium
11 24 (21.05%) Computer Science
12 23 (20.18%) JUnit
13 21 (18.42%) RESTful
13 21 (18.42%) BDD
13 21 (18.42%) C++
13 21 (18.42%) XML
14 20 (17.54%) Cucumber
14 20 (17.54%) Gherkin
14 20 (17.54%) API Testing
15 19 (16.67%) Test Scripting
16 18 (15.79%) Manual Testing
16 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
16 18 (15.79%) REST
16 18 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
17 17 (14.91%) Automated Testing
17 17 (14.91%) Finance
18 16 (14.04%) OO

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) Internet
2 8 (7.02%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) SSH
3 2 (1.75%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (24.56%) Selenium
2 23 (20.18%) JUnit
3 20 (17.54%) Cucumber
4 16 (14.04%) Jenkins
5 13 (11.40%) NUnit
6 11 (9.65%) WebDriver
7 10 (8.77%) JBehave
8 9 (7.89%) JIRA
9 8 (7.02%) Bugzilla
10 5 (4.39%) Subversion
11 4 (3.51%) Fiddler
11 4 (3.51%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.63%) JMeter
12 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (1.75%) YouTrack
14 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
14 1 (0.88%) git-flow
14 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Electronics
3 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.39%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.46%) Web Services
2 21 (18.42%) RESTful
2 21 (18.42%) XML
3 20 (17.54%) Gherkin
4 18 (15.79%) REST
5 13 (11.40%) .NET
6 4 (3.51%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (3.51%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (3.51%) WPF
7 1 (0.88%) EDI
7 1 (0.88%) HTML
7 1 (0.88%) JMS
7 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.40%) Mathematics
4 10 (8.77%) RIA
5 9 (7.89%) Mobile App
6 8 (7.02%) User Experience
7 4 (3.51%) Life Science
7 4 (3.51%) Statistics
8 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.75%) iPad
9 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 49 (42.98%) Scrum
4 41 (35.96%) Software Engineering
5 33 (28.95%) Software Testing
6 21 (18.42%) BDD
7 20 (17.54%) API Testing
8 19 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 18 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
9 18 (15.79%) Manual Testing
9 18 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
10 17 (14.91%) Automated Testing
11 16 (14.04%) OO
12 15 (13.16%) Test Strategy
13 14 (12.28%) Regression Testing
14 13 (11.40%) Functional Testing
15 12 (10.53%) TDD
16 11 (9.65%) Analytics
16 11 (9.65%) Open Source
17 10 (8.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.98%) Java
2 37 (32.46%) Python
3 29 (25.44%) SQL
4 21 (18.42%) C++
5 16 (14.04%) C#
5 16 (14.04%) Ruby
6 12 (10.53%) Perl
7 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.02%) C
8 8 (7.02%) Delphi
9 3 (2.63%) Tcl
10 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.88%) Ada
11 1 (0.88%) PHP
11 1 (0.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 53 (46.49%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) ISEB
3 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (35.09%) QA
2 10 (8.77%) SDET
3 1 (0.88%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Firmware
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.51%) Apple
3 3 (2.63%) EMC
3 3 (2.63%) FINEOS
3 3 (2.63%) Guidewire
3 3 (2.63%) Telerik
4 2 (1.75%) Cadence
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco
5 1 (0.88%) Dell
5 1 (0.88%) Intel
5 1 (0.88%) NetApp
5 1 (0.88%) Roku
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
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