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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 209 205 189
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 36 59 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 0.83% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.86% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 82
Median salary £44,250 £36,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.06% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,750
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
6139 6894 7675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.66% 96.84% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5022 5730 6280
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +11 30 £46,250 +9.46% 6
Hertfordshire 0 4 £44,250 +4.11%
Bedfordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 63 (66.32%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (53.68%) Scrum
3 47 (49.47%) Test Automation
4 45 (47.37%) Python
5 40 (42.11%) QA
6 35 (36.84%) Degree
7 31 (32.63%) Software Engineering
8 28 (29.47%) Automated Testing
9 27 (28.42%) Software Testing
10 26 (27.37%) Test Scripting
10 26 (27.37%) Web Services
11 25 (26.32%) Java
11 25 (26.32%) Manual Testing
12 22 (23.16%) Selenium
13 18 (18.95%) JUnit
14 17 (17.89%) Linux
15 16 (16.84%) SQL
15 16 (16.84%) RESTful
15 16 (16.84%) Jenkins
16 14 (14.74%) Computer Science
16 14 (14.74%) BDD
16 14 (14.74%) Test Strategy
16 14 (14.74%) XML
17 13 (13.68%) C#
17 13 (13.68%) C++
17 13 (13.68%) Internet
17 13 (13.68%) Exploratory Testing
17 13 (13.68%) Mobile App
17 13 (13.68%) Cucumber
17 13 (13.68%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) Internet
2 9 (9.47%) Wireless
3 4 (4.21%) Bluetooth
3 4 (4.21%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.05%) HTTP
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (23.16%) Selenium
2 18 (18.95%) JUnit
3 16 (16.84%) Jenkins
4 13 (13.68%) Cucumber
5 12 (12.63%) Bugzilla
5 12 (12.63%) JIRA
6 10 (10.53%) WebDriver
7 9 (9.47%) JBehave
8 8 (8.42%) NUnit
9 6 (6.32%) Subversion
10 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.16%) JMeter
10 3 (3.16%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.11%) Capybara
11 2 (2.11%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (2.11%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.11%) TestComplete
11 2 (2.11%) WATIR
11 2 (2.11%) YouTrack
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Electronics
2 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.37%) Web Services
2 16 (16.84%) RESTful
3 14 (14.74%) XML
4 11 (11.58%) Gherkin
5 10 (10.53%) REST
6 4 (4.21%) .NET
7 3 (3.16%) Reactive Extensions
7 3 (3.16%) WPF
8 2 (2.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.68%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.47%) RIA
4 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.32%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.21%) Internet of Things
7 3 (3.16%) Statistics
8 2 (2.11%) User Experience
9 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.89%) Linux
2 10 (10.53%) Windows
3 4 (4.21%) Android
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (66.32%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (53.68%) Scrum
3 47 (49.47%) Test Automation
4 31 (32.63%) Software Engineering
5 28 (29.47%) Automated Testing
6 27 (28.42%) Software Testing
7 26 (27.37%) Test Scripting
8 25 (26.32%) Manual Testing
9 14 (14.74%) BDD
9 14 (14.74%) Test Strategy
10 13 (13.68%) Exploratory Testing
10 13 (13.68%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (11.58%) API Testing
11 11 (11.58%) Defect Tracking
12 9 (9.47%) OO
12 9 (9.47%) QA Automation
12 9 (9.47%) TDD
13 7 (7.37%) Digital Signal Processing
13 7 (7.37%) Functional Testing
13 7 (7.37%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.37%) Python
2 25 (26.32%) Java
3 16 (16.84%) SQL
4 13 (13.68%) C#
4 13 (13.68%) C++
5 12 (12.63%) Perl
5 12 (12.63%) Ruby
6 7 (7.37%) Tcl
7 5 (5.26%) C
8 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.11%) Delphi
10 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) ISEB
3 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (42.11%) QA
2 9 (9.47%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.05%) KVM
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (4.21%) Apple
2 2 (2.11%) FINEOS
2 2 (2.11%) Guidewire
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.11%) Telerik
3 1 (1.05%) Brocade
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle
3 1 (1.05%) VMware
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