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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 193 236 229
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 57 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.52% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.54% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 54
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £27,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £45,000
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
6326 7425 7758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.96% 96.79% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5372 6174 6487
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 26 July 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 July 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 +21 37 £45,000 -2.70% 6
Hertfordshire +24 13 £45,000 +63.63%
Essex +4 5 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 £24,250 -
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 67 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (48.15%) Degree
3 46 (42.59%) Scrum
3 46 (42.59%) Java
4 42 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 40 (37.04%) Web Services
5 40 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 35 (32.41%) Software Testing
6 35 (32.41%) SQL
7 33 (30.56%) Python
8 32 (29.63%) QA
9 26 (24.07%) Selenium
10 24 (22.22%) REST
11 22 (20.37%) BDD
11 22 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
12 21 (19.44%) XML
13 20 (18.52%) Cucumber
13 20 (18.52%) RESTful
13 20 (18.52%) API Testing
13 20 (18.52%) Exploratory Testing
13 20 (18.52%) JUnit
14 18 (16.67%) Gherkin
15 16 (14.81%) Manual Testing
15 16 (14.81%) Perl
15 16 (14.81%) C++
16 15 (13.89%) OO
16 15 (13.89%) TDD
17 14 (12.96%) C#
17 14 (12.96%) JavaScript

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 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.04%) HTTP
2 11 (10.19%) Internet
3 2 (1.85%) SSH
4 1 (0.93%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.93%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
4 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (24.07%) Selenium
2 20 (18.52%) Cucumber
2 20 (18.52%) JUnit
3 14 (12.96%) WebDriver
4 13 (12.04%) Jenkins
5 11 (10.19%) JBehave
6 9 (8.33%) NUnit
7 8 (7.41%) Bugzilla
8 6 (5.56%) Fiddler
9 3 (2.78%) JIRA
9 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.85%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.85%) Subversion
11 1 (0.93%) git-flow
11 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.93%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Electronics
3 7 (6.48%) Marketing
4 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.93%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.04%) Web Services
2 24 (22.22%) REST
3 21 (19.44%) XML
4 20 (18.52%) RESTful
5 18 (16.67%) Gherkin
6 14 (12.96%) .NET
7 6 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (3.70%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (3.70%) WPF
9 2 (1.85%) EDI
9 2 (1.85%) HTML
10 1 (0.93%) JMS
10 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.04%) Mathematics
4 11 (10.19%) RIA
5 8 (7.41%) User Experience
6 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
7 6 (5.56%) Life Science
8 4 (3.70%) iPad
8 4 (3.70%) Statistics
9 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 3 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.59%) Scrum
3 42 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 40 (37.04%) Software Engineering
5 35 (32.41%) Software Testing
6 22 (20.37%) BDD
7 20 (18.52%) API Testing
7 20 (18.52%) Exploratory Testing
8 16 (14.81%) Manual Testing
9 15 (13.89%) OO
9 15 (13.89%) TDD
10 13 (12.04%) Automated Testing
10 13 (12.04%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (12.04%) Performance Testing
10 13 (12.04%) Regression Testing
10 13 (12.04%) Test Scripting
10 13 (12.04%) Test Strategy
11 11 (10.19%) Automation Testing
11 11 (10.19%) QA Automation
12 10 (9.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.59%) Java
2 35 (32.41%) SQL
3 33 (30.56%) Python
4 16 (14.81%) C++
4 16 (14.81%) Perl
5 14 (12.96%) C#
5 14 (12.96%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.04%) Ruby
7 8 (7.41%) C
7 8 (7.41%) Delphi
8 1 (0.93%) Ada
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.93%) Tcl
8 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 52 (48.15%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (29.63%) QA
2 11 (10.19%) SDET
3 1 (0.93%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Firmware
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) Apple
3 3 (2.78%) EMC
3 3 (2.78%) FINEOS
3 3 (2.78%) Guidewire
3 3 (2.78%) Roku
3 3 (2.78%) Telerik
4 2 (1.85%) Cadence
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) Dell
5 1 (0.93%) Intel
5 1 (0.93%) NetApp
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) Perforce
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
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