The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 207 194 194
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 58 74 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.83% 1.01% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.05% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 54 71 55
Average salary £39,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.81% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
6796 7080 6618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.67% 96.58% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5554 5734 5369
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -11 43 £39,500 -5.95% 3
Essex +8 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Hertfordshire +3 7 £42,500 -
East Anglia - 1 £50,000 -
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Software Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 62 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.39%) QA
2 43 (37.39%) Python
3 37 (32.17%) Web Services
4 34 (29.57%) Software Engineering
5 33 (28.70%) Software Testing
5 33 (28.70%) Degree
5 33 (28.70%) REST
6 31 (26.96%) TDD
7 29 (25.22%) Manual Testing
8 28 (24.35%) SQL
9 27 (23.48%) Test Automation
10 26 (22.61%) Automated Testing
11 25 (21.74%) Linux
12 24 (20.87%) Java
13 23 (20.00%) SDLC
14 22 (19.13%) SOAP
15 21 (18.26%) HTTP
15 21 (18.26%) Perl
16 20 (17.39%) Scrum
17 19 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (15.65%) Automation Testing
18 18 (15.65%) JUnit
19 17 (14.78%) JIRA
19 17 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (14.78%) Test Strategy
19 17 (14.78%) RESTful
20 16 (13.91%) Selenium
20 16 (13.91%) C#
21 15 (13.04%) C

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Software Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.26%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) Internet
3 2 (1.74%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.74%) LAN
3 2 (1.74%) WAN
3 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.74%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.87%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (15.65%) JUnit
2 17 (14.78%) JIRA
3 16 (13.91%) Selenium
4 14 (12.17%) DbUnit
5 13 (11.30%) SoapUI
6 9 (7.83%) WebDriver
7 8 (6.96%) JMeter
8 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.48%) Subversion
9 3 (2.61%) JBehave
10 2 (1.74%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.74%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.87%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.87%) NUnit
11 1 (0.87%) QARun
11 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.87%) WinRunner
11 1 (0.87%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (12.17%) Electronics
2 8 (6.96%) Finance
3 5 (4.35%) Automotive
4 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.17%) Web Services
2 33 (28.70%) REST
3 22 (19.13%) SOAP
4 17 (14.78%) RESTful
5 14 (12.17%) .NET
5 14 (12.17%) Java EE
6 11 (9.57%) XML
7 8 (6.96%) HTML
8 2 (1.74%) J2EE
8 2 (1.74%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.87%) CSS
9 1 (0.87%) EDI
9 1 (0.87%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.09%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.22%) User Experience
5 4 (3.48%) iPad
5 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.61%) RIA
7 2 (1.74%) Life Science
8 1 (0.87%) iPhone
8 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.74%) Linux
2 13 (11.30%) Windows
3 6 (5.22%) Android
4 5 (4.35%) Unix
5 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.74%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.74%) ThreadX
6 2 (1.74%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.57%) Software Engineering
3 33 (28.70%) Software Testing
4 31 (26.96%) TDD
5 29 (25.22%) Manual Testing
6 27 (23.48%) Test Automation
7 26 (22.61%) Automated Testing
8 23 (20.00%) SDLC
9 20 (17.39%) Scrum
10 18 (15.65%) Automation Testing
11 17 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (14.78%) Test Strategy
12 12 (10.43%) Functional Testing
12 12 (10.43%) Performance Testing
12 12 (10.43%) QA Automation
13 11 (9.57%) User Stories
13 11 (9.57%) V-Model
13 11 (9.57%) Waterfall
14 10 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.39%) Python
2 28 (24.35%) SQL
3 24 (20.87%) Java
4 21 (18.26%) Perl
5 16 (13.91%) C#
6 15 (13.04%) C
7 11 (9.57%) C++
8 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.09%) Ruby
10 6 (5.22%) Delphi
11 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (28.70%) Degree
2 13 (11.30%) ISEB
3 12 (10.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (37.39%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Firmware
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.74%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (6.09%) Perforce
2 6 (5.22%) Roku
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.74%) Cisco
4 2 (1.74%) Twitter
4 2 (1.74%) VMware
5 1 (0.87%) Facebook
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