The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the 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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 668 720 744
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 210 216 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 186 171 199
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Test Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86269 98137 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72747 82628 84190
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the England region.

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in England

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 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
South East +15 57 £35,000 - 3
East of England +40 55 £45,000 - 10
South West +23 39 £35,000 -12.50% 6
London +50 35 £43,250 -21.36% 6
Yorkshire +19 12 £37,500 +25.00% 4
North West +4 5 £57,500 - 3
East Midlands +18 3 £30,000 +9.09%
West Midlands -13 3 £35,000 +7.69%
North East -1 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Software Test Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 277 (68.23%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (41.87%) Java
3 150 (36.95%) Software Engineering
4 141 (34.73%) Selenium
5 137 (33.74%) Scrum
6 126 (31.03%) QA
7 125 (30.79%) Python
8 121 (29.80%) SQL
9 117 (28.82%) C#
10 112 (27.59%) Test Automation
11 107 (26.35%) Degree
12 104 (25.62%) Automated Testing
13 90 (22.17%) BDD
14 86 (21.18%) Software Testing
15 78 (19.21%) C++
15 78 (19.21%) Web Services
15 78 (19.21%) TDD
16 69 (17.00%) JavaScript
17 65 (16.01%) Cucumber
18 63 (15.52%) WebDriver
18 63 (15.52%) Manual Testing
18 63 (15.52%) XML
19 62 (15.27%) Test Scripting
20 60 (14.78%) JUnit
21 59 (14.53%) ISTQB
22 58 (14.29%) ISEB
23 53 (13.05%) Windows
24 52 (12.81%) Computer Science
25 51 (12.56%) HTML
25 51 (12.56%) Regression Testing

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (1.97%) WebLogic
2 4 (0.99%) Confluence
3 2 (0.49%) IIS
4 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.25%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.25%) CMS
4 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.25%) FastStats
2 1 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.20%) SaaS
2 9 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.62%) Internet
2 18 (4.43%) HTTP
3 14 (3.45%) SSL
4 8 (1.97%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.72%) Wireless
6 6 (1.48%) Bluetooth
7 5 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.99%) ZigBee
9 3 (0.74%) SSH
10 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.49%) RS-485
11 1 (0.25%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.25%) SNMP
11 1 (0.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.43%) Big Data
3 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.72%) MySQL
5 6 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 141 (34.73%) Selenium
2 65 (16.01%) Cucumber
3 63 (15.52%) WebDriver
4 60 (14.78%) JUnit
5 37 (9.11%) Jenkins
6 33 (8.13%) JBehave
6 33 (8.13%) JIRA
7 22 (5.42%) JMeter
8 21 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (3.94%) Git (software)
10 15 (3.69%) SpecFlow
11 14 (3.45%) NUnit
12 13 (3.20%) SoapUI
13 12 (2.96%) Spock
14 11 (2.71%) TeamCity
15 10 (2.46%) Bugzilla
15 10 (2.46%) Eclipse
15 10 (2.46%) Selenium IDE
16 8 (1.97%) Protractor
16 8 (1.97%) WatiN
General
1 50 (12.32%) Finance
2 31 (7.64%) Games
3 27 (6.65%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.68%) Electronics
5 14 (3.45%) Marketing
6 12 (2.96%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.46%) Retail
8 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.99%) Automotive
10 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (19.21%) Web Services
2 63 (15.52%) XML
3 51 (12.56%) HTML
4 49 (12.07%) .NET
4 49 (12.07%) RESTful
5 35 (8.62%) REST
6 28 (6.90%) CSS
7 22 (5.42%) Gherkin
8 21 (5.17%) J2EE
9 15 (3.69%) Java EE
10 11 (2.71%) jQuery
10 11 (2.71%) STL
11 10 (2.46%) Spring
12 9 (2.22%) Hibernate
13 8 (1.97%) EJB
14 7 (1.72%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.72%) ASP.NET
15 6 (1.48%) XHTML
16 5 (1.23%) WPF
17 4 (0.99%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.81%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.40%) Mobile App
4 24 (5.91%) RIA
5 13 (3.20%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.22%) Online Games
6 9 (2.22%) Smartcard
6 9 (2.22%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.97%) iPhone
8 7 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.48%) Life Science
10 5 (1.23%) Cybercrime
10 5 (1.23%) User Experience
11 4 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.99%) Fintech
11 4 (0.99%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.99%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.99%) Statistics
12 3 (0.74%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.05%) Windows
2 50 (12.32%) Linux
3 32 (7.88%) Android
4 29 (7.14%) Unix
5 15 (3.69%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.22%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.23%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (68.23%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (36.95%) Software Engineering
3 137 (33.74%) Scrum
4 112 (27.59%) Test Automation
5 104 (25.62%) Automated Testing
6 90 (22.17%) BDD
7 86 (21.18%) Software Testing
8 78 (19.21%) TDD
9 63 (15.52%) Manual Testing
10 62 (15.27%) Test Scripting
11 51 (12.56%) Regression Testing
12 47 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (11.58%) Test Strategy
13 44 (10.84%) Performance Testing
14 42 (10.34%) Automation Testing
15 41 (10.10%) SDLC
16 40 (9.85%) Cybersecurity
17 37 (9.11%) Functional Testing
17 37 (9.11%) OO
18 35 (8.62%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (41.87%) Java
2 125 (30.79%) Python
3 121 (29.80%) SQL
4 117 (28.82%) C#
5 78 (19.21%) C++
6 69 (17.00%) JavaScript
7 46 (11.33%) C
7 46 (11.33%) Perl
8 35 (8.62%) Ruby
9 24 (5.91%) VB
10 20 (4.93%) PHP
11 19 (4.68%) Objective-C
12 13 (3.20%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.71%) Embedded C
14 10 (2.46%) Embedded C++
15 8 (1.97%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.97%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.23%) Delphi
16 5 (1.23%) Tcl
17 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 107 (26.35%) Degree
2 59 (14.53%) ISTQB
3 58 (14.29%) ISEB
4 43 (10.59%) Security Cleared
5 28 (6.90%) DV Cleared
6 20 (4.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.71%) CCNA
8 11 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.71%) CISSP
8 11 (2.71%) CompTIA Security+
8 11 (2.71%) GIAC
8 11 (2.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 11 (2.71%) Linux+ Certification
8 11 (2.71%) MCSE
8 11 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.71%) Network+ Certification
8 11 (2.71%) SANS
8 11 (2.71%) Security+ Certification
8 11 (2.71%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (31.03%) QA
2 43 (10.59%) SDET
3 2 (0.49%) GAMP
4 1 (0.25%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.25%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (1.72%) Firmware
2 5 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.99%) Docker
3 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.69%) Oracle
3 11 (2.71%) Google
4 9 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 9 (2.22%) Cisco
4 9 (2.22%) HP
5 8 (1.97%) IBM
6 6 (1.48%) SAP
7 5 (1.23%) VMware
8 4 (0.99%) Apple
8 4 (0.99%) Perforce
9 3 (0.74%) FINEOS
9 3 (0.74%) Guidewire
9 3 (0.74%) Telerik
10 2 (0.49%) Cadence
10 2 (0.49%) EMC
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe
11 1 (0.25%) Dell
11 1 (0.25%) Intel
11 1 (0.25%) NetApp
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benifits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum £30k - £50k basic salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover
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Salary: £27000 - £29500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Dyson
Posted: 22 days ago
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Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
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Posted: 15 days ago
London
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago