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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 186 230 206
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 55 31 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.90% 0.42% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.44% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 47 27 57
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £31,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5894 7025 7425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 96.01% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4912 5965 6037
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +34 40 £46,250 -2.63% 8
Hertfordshire +22 10 £43,000 +1.17% 1
Suffolk - 3 £27,500 -
Essex +3 2 - -
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 55 (48.25%) Test Automation
3 52 (45.61%) Scrum
4 50 (43.86%) Degree
5 45 (39.47%) Java
6 41 (35.96%) QA
7 40 (35.09%) Python
8 38 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 36 (31.58%) Web Services
10 31 (27.19%) Software Testing
11 27 (23.68%) Selenium
12 25 (21.93%) SQL
13 22 (19.30%) JUnit
13 22 (19.30%) Test Scripting
14 21 (18.42%) Computer Science
14 21 (18.42%) Automated Testing
15 20 (17.54%) BDD
15 20 (17.54%) RESTful
15 20 (17.54%) Manual Testing
15 20 (17.54%) XML
16 19 (16.67%) Cucumber
16 19 (16.67%) API Testing
16 19 (16.67%) Gherkin
17 18 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
17 18 (15.79%) Jenkins
17 18 (15.79%) C++
18 17 (14.91%) REST
18 17 (14.91%) Exploratory Testing
19 16 (14.04%) Ruby
20 15 (13.16%) Finance

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 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) 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 14 (12.28%) Internet
2 7 (6.14%) HTTP
3 4 (3.51%) Bluetooth
3 4 (3.51%) Wireless
3 4 (3.51%) ZigBee
4 2 (1.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) 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 27 (23.68%) Selenium
2 22 (19.30%) JUnit
3 19 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 18 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.53%) JIRA
5 12 (10.53%) NUnit
6 11 (9.65%) WebDriver
7 10 (8.77%) JBehave
8 9 (7.89%) Bugzilla
9 6 (5.26%) Subversion
10 4 (3.51%) Fiddler
10 4 (3.51%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.63%) JMeter
11 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (1.75%) YouTrack
13 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.88%) git-flow
13 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
General
1 15 (13.16%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Electronics
3 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.39%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.58%) Web Services
2 20 (17.54%) RESTful
2 20 (17.54%) XML
3 19 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 17 (14.91%) REST
5 10 (8.77%) .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 21 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.65%) Mathematics
3 11 (9.65%) Mobile App
4 10 (8.77%) RIA
5 6 (5.26%) User Experience
6 4 (3.51%) Internet of Things
6 4 (3.51%) Life Science
6 4 (3.51%) Statistics
7 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) Linux
1 11 (9.65%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Android
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.75%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (48.25%) Test Automation
3 52 (45.61%) Scrum
4 38 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 31 (27.19%) Software Testing
6 22 (19.30%) Test Scripting
7 21 (18.42%) Automated Testing
8 20 (17.54%) BDD
8 20 (17.54%) Manual Testing
9 19 (16.67%) API Testing
10 18 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
11 17 (14.91%) Exploratory Testing
12 15 (13.16%) Test Strategy
13 14 (12.28%) OO
14 13 (11.40%) Regression Testing
15 12 (10.53%) Functional Testing
16 11 (9.65%) TDD
17 10 (8.77%) Open Source
17 10 (8.77%) QA Automation
18 9 (7.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.47%) Java
2 40 (35.09%) Python
3 25 (21.93%) SQL
4 18 (15.79%) C++
5 16 (14.04%) Ruby
6 14 (12.28%) C#
7 13 (11.40%) Perl
8 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.26%) C
9 6 (5.26%) Delphi
10 4 (3.51%) Tcl
11 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (43.86%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) ISEB
3 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (35.96%) QA
2 10 (8.77%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) 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 4 (3.51%) Apple
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.63%) EMC
2 3 (2.63%) FINEOS
2 3 (2.63%) Guidewire
2 3 (2.63%) Telerik
3 2 (1.75%) Cadence
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco
4 1 (0.88%) Dell
4 1 (0.88%) Intel
4 1 (0.88%) NetApp
4 1 (0.88%) VMware
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