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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 196 238 214
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 51 38 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.78% 0.51% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.52% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 43 36 68
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £28,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
6256 7323 8217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.89% 97.65% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5266 6035 6838
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +14 41 £41,250 -8.33% 3
Hertfordshire +24 6 £44,250 +50.00% 2
Essex +13 4 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 64 (63.37%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (47.52%) Degree
3 38 (37.62%) SQL
4 37 (36.63%) Java
4 37 (36.63%) Python
5 34 (33.66%) Test Automation
5 34 (33.66%) Software Engineering
6 32 (31.68%) Scrum
7 30 (29.70%) Web Services
8 28 (27.72%) Software Testing
9 27 (26.73%) QA
9 27 (26.73%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (21.78%) Manual Testing
11 21 (20.79%) REST
12 19 (18.81%) Selenium
12 19 (18.81%) Perl
13 18 (17.82%) TDD
13 18 (17.82%) Automation Testing
14 17 (16.83%) C#
14 17 (16.83%) Regression Testing
15 15 (14.85%) SDLC
15 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
15 15 (14.85%) XML
15 15 (14.85%) Computer Science
15 15 (14.85%) Performance Testing
16 14 (13.86%) Automated Testing
16 14 (13.86%) .NET
16 14 (13.86%) OO
16 14 (13.86%) HTTP
16 14 (13.86%) Electronics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.86%) HTTP
2 6 (5.94%) Internet
3 2 (1.98%) SSH
4 1 (0.99%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.99%) Firewall
4 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.99%) VPN
4 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) MySQL
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (18.81%) Selenium
2 12 (11.88%) JUnit
3 10 (9.90%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.91%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.91%) WebDriver
5 8 (7.92%) Bugzilla
6 6 (5.94%) Fiddler
6 6 (5.94%) JBehave
6 6 (5.94%) JIRA
6 6 (5.94%) NUnit
7 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.98%) Subversion
8 1 (0.99%) git-flow
8 1 (0.99%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.99%) JMeter
8 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.99%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (13.86%) Electronics
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Marketing
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.98%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.70%) Web Services
2 21 (20.79%) REST
3 15 (14.85%) XML
4 14 (13.86%) .NET
5 12 (11.88%) RESTful
6 8 (7.92%) Gherkin
7 6 (5.94%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (2.97%) HTML
9 2 (1.98%) EDI
9 2 (1.98%) J2EE
10 1 (0.99%) JMS
10 1 (0.99%) Middleware
10 1 (0.99%) Reactive Extensions
10 1 (0.99%) SOAP
10 1 (0.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.85%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.88%) Mathematics
4 11 (10.89%) User Experience
5 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.94%) Life Science
6 6 (5.94%) RIA
7 5 (4.95%) iPad
8 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.99%) iPhone
9 1 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) Linux
2 5 (4.95%) Windows
3 4 (3.96%) Unix
4 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (63.37%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.66%) Software Engineering
2 34 (33.66%) Test Automation
3 32 (31.68%) Scrum
4 28 (27.72%) Software Testing
5 22 (21.78%) Manual Testing
6 18 (17.82%) Automation Testing
6 18 (17.82%) TDD
7 17 (16.83%) Regression Testing
8 15 (14.85%) Performance Testing
8 15 (14.85%) SDLC
9 14 (13.86%) Automated Testing
9 14 (13.86%) BDD
9 14 (13.86%) OO
10 12 (11.88%) Functional Testing
10 12 (11.88%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (11.88%) User Stories
11 11 (10.89%) Analytics
11 11 (10.89%) Test Strategy
11 11 (10.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.62%) SQL
2 37 (36.63%) Java
2 37 (36.63%) Python
3 19 (18.81%) Perl
4 17 (16.83%) C#
5 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.89%) C++
6 11 (10.89%) Delphi
7 10 (9.90%) Ruby
8 6 (5.94%) C
9 1 (0.99%) Ada
9 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.99%) Tcl
9 1 (0.99%) VC++
Qualifications
1 48 (47.52%) Degree
2 13 (12.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (26.73%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) SDET
3 1 (0.99%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (6.93%) Roku
2 3 (2.97%) EMC
2 3 (2.97%) Perforce
3 2 (1.98%) Cadence
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.98%) Twitter
4 1 (0.99%) Facebook
4 1 (0.99%) Intel
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle
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