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 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 675 720 712
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 190 214 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 174 182 250
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
81112 96104 102899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 80920 85864
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 9 December 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 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
South East +53 50 £36,500 +4.28% 3
London +80 38 £43,500 -15.12% 4
East of England -4 36 £44,250 +22.06% 8
South West +32 25 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire +22 22 £42,750 -5.00% 3
East Midlands +9 7 £36,250 +26.08%
West Midlands -17 7 £35,000 +27.27% 1
North West -31 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Software Test Engineer
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Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 301 (72.71%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (42.03%) Java
3 171 (41.30%) Scrum
4 160 (38.65%) Selenium
5 147 (35.51%) Software Engineering
6 128 (30.92%) QA
7 124 (29.95%) Automated Testing
8 118 (28.50%) C#
9 117 (28.26%) Test Automation
10 113 (27.29%) Python
11 110 (26.57%) SQL
12 108 (26.09%) Degree
12 108 (26.09%) BDD
13 103 (24.88%) TDD
14 79 (19.08%) C++
15 76 (18.36%) Software Testing
15 76 (18.36%) Test Scripting
15 76 (18.36%) WebDriver
16 73 (17.63%) Linux
17 70 (16.91%) Test Strategy
18 67 (16.18%) Web Services
19 66 (15.94%) Computer Science
20 60 (14.49%) Manual Testing
21 58 (14.01%) ISTQB
21 58 (14.01%) Windows
21 58 (14.01%) Cucumber
21 58 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
21 58 (14.01%) SDET
22 51 (12.32%) JavaScript
23 50 (12.08%) .NET

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 6 (1.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.48%) Confluence
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) Simulink
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.38%) SaaS
2 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.00%) Internet
2 9 (2.17%) HTTP
2 9 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.17%) Wireless
3 8 (1.93%) SSL
4 6 (1.45%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.97%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.97%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.48%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.24%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) Skype
7 1 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.24%) SSH
7 1 (0.24%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.11%) Big Data
3 9 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.93%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.21%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.48%) MySQL
8 2 (0.48%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 160 (38.65%) Selenium
2 76 (18.36%) WebDriver
3 58 (14.01%) Cucumber
4 47 (11.35%) JUnit
5 36 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 31 (7.49%) Git (software)
7 27 (6.52%) JIRA
8 25 (6.04%) JBehave
9 24 (5.80%) JMeter
10 21 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (4.11%) TeamCity
12 15 (3.62%) Bugzilla
13 13 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (3.14%) Spock
14 12 (2.90%) SpecFlow
15 11 (2.66%) Appium
15 11 (2.66%) SoapUI
15 11 (2.66%) Subversion
16 10 (2.42%) NUnit
16 10 (2.42%) TestNG
General
1 36 (8.70%) Finance
2 30 (7.25%) Games
3 22 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.83%) Electronics
5 15 (3.62%) Retail
6 8 (1.93%) Automotive
7 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.21%) Advertising
8 5 (1.21%) Marketing
9 4 (0.97%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.72%) Law
10 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.24%) Front Office
12 1 (0.24%) Legal
12 1 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (16.18%) Web Services
2 50 (12.08%) .NET
3 47 (11.35%) XML
4 45 (10.87%) RESTful
5 33 (7.97%) HTML
6 25 (6.04%) REST
7 20 (4.83%) CSS
8 18 (4.35%) Gherkin
9 16 (3.86%) Java EE
10 15 (3.62%) J2EE
11 12 (2.90%) STL
12 10 (2.42%) Spring
13 9 (2.17%) Hibernate
14 7 (1.69%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.45%) ASP.NET
15 6 (1.45%) EJB
15 6 (1.45%) WPF
16 4 (0.97%) jQuery
16 4 (0.97%) LAMP
16 4 (0.97%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.94%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 21 (5.07%) RIA
4 14 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.90%) Smartcard
6 10 (2.42%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (1.69%) Online Games
9 6 (1.45%) iPhone
9 6 (1.45%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.97%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.97%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.97%) User Experience
11 3 (0.72%) Statistics
12 2 (0.48%) BBC
12 2 (0.48%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.48%) Fintech
12 2 (0.48%) Life Science
12 2 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 73 (17.63%) Linux
2 58 (14.01%) Windows
3 28 (6.76%) Android
4 25 (6.04%) Unix
5 12 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.69%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (72.71%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (41.30%) Scrum
3 147 (35.51%) Software Engineering
4 124 (29.95%) Automated Testing
5 117 (28.26%) Test Automation
6 108 (26.09%) BDD
7 103 (24.88%) TDD
8 76 (18.36%) Software Testing
8 76 (18.36%) Test Scripting
9 70 (16.91%) Test Strategy
10 60 (14.49%) Manual Testing
11 58 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (12.08%) Performance Testing
13 47 (11.35%) Automation Testing
14 44 (10.63%) SDLC
15 39 (9.42%) OO
16 38 (9.18%) Regression Testing
17 37 (8.94%) Cybersecurity
18 32 (7.73%) Unit Testing
19 30 (7.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 174 (42.03%) Java
2 118 (28.50%) C#
3 113 (27.29%) Python
4 110 (26.57%) SQL
5 79 (19.08%) C++
6 51 (12.32%) JavaScript
7 46 (11.11%) C
8 44 (10.63%) Perl
9 23 (5.56%) VB
10 21 (5.07%) Ruby
11 18 (4.35%) Objective-C
11 18 (4.35%) PHP
12 17 (4.11%) Embedded C
13 16 (3.86%) T-SQL
14 14 (3.38%) Embedded C++
14 14 (3.38%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.93%) Groovy
16 7 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.69%) Tcl
17 5 (1.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 108 (26.09%) Degree
2 58 (14.01%) ISTQB
3 50 (12.08%) ISEB
4 43 (10.39%) Security Cleared
5 31 (7.49%) DV Cleared
6 24 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (3.62%) SC Cleared
8 12 (2.90%) CCNA
8 12 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.90%) CISSP
8 12 (2.90%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (2.90%) GIAC
8 12 (2.90%) Linux+ Certification
8 12 (2.90%) MCSE
8 12 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
8 12 (2.90%) SANS
8 12 (2.90%) Security+ Certification
8 12 (2.90%) SSCP
9 6 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (30.92%) QA
2 58 (14.01%) SDET
3 3 (0.72%) MISRA
4 2 (0.48%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.48%) GAMP
5 1 (0.24%) ISO13485
System Software
1 10 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.21%) Docker
4 4 (0.97%) Firmware
5 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.24%) KVM
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.14%) Oracle
3 10 (2.42%) VMware
4 9 (2.17%) IBM
5 8 (1.93%) HP
6 7 (1.69%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.45%) Cisco
7 6 (1.45%) SAP
8 4 (0.97%) Apple
8 4 (0.97%) Cognizant
8 4 (0.97%) Google
9 3 (0.72%) Concur
9 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.48%) FINEOS
10 2 (0.48%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.48%) Tableau
10 2 (0.48%) Telerik
11 1 (0.24%) Brocade
11 1 (0.24%) TIBCO
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