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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 709 735 772
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 193 207 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 160 171 176
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
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
87545 99782 108857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74699 83238 89859
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
East of England +48 58 £42,500 -2.29% 7
South East +56 47 £35,000 -30.00% 9
London +1 33 £45,000 -18.18% 2
South West +31 27 £50,000 +27.38% 3
Yorkshire -1 12 £37,500 +7.14% 6
North West +21 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
West Midlands -19 5 £28,750 -4.16% 1
East Midlands +9 4 £35,250 -2.08% 1
Software Test Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 242 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (35.80%) Software Engineering
3 130 (31.03%) Java
4 128 (30.55%) SQL
5 126 (30.07%) Degree
6 125 (29.83%) Software Testing
7 120 (28.64%) QA
8 118 (28.16%) Test Automation
9 115 (27.45%) Python
10 102 (24.34%) Selenium
11 95 (22.67%) C#
12 82 (19.57%) C++
13 78 (18.62%) Scrum
14 72 (17.18%) Automated Testing
15 71 (16.95%) BDD
16 67 (15.99%) Windows
17 64 (15.27%) XML
18 60 (14.32%) Cucumber
18 60 (14.32%) Manual Testing
19 58 (13.84%) Web Services
19 58 (13.84%) TDD
20 56 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
21 55 (13.13%) JavaScript
22 54 (12.89%) Regression Testing
22 54 (12.89%) Functional Testing
23 53 (12.65%) ISEB
23 53 (12.65%) Finance
24 51 (12.17%) Automation Testing
25 49 (11.69%) Microsoft
26 48 (11.46%) JUnit

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 7 (1.67%) Confluence
2 4 (0.95%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.72%) CMS
3 3 (0.72%) IIS
4 2 (0.48%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 19 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.15%) MS Office
3 5 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.24%) FastStats
2 1 (0.24%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.15%) SaaS
2 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.25%) HTTP
2 20 (4.77%) Internet
3 14 (3.34%) SSL
4 7 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.19%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.72%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.48%) Firewall
7 2 (0.48%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.48%) Modbus
7 2 (0.48%) Profibus
7 2 (0.48%) RS-485
7 2 (0.48%) SNMP
7 2 (0.48%) SSH
7 2 (0.48%) VoIP
7 2 (0.48%) Wireless
8 1 (0.24%) VPN
8 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.58%) MySQL
3 12 (2.86%) Big Data
4 7 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 102 (24.34%) Selenium
2 60 (14.32%) Cucumber
3 48 (11.46%) JUnit
3 48 (11.46%) WebDriver
4 34 (8.11%) JIRA
5 28 (6.68%) JBehave
5 28 (6.68%) Jenkins
6 27 (6.44%) SoapUI
7 20 (4.77%) SpecFlow
8 18 (4.30%) FitNesse
8 18 (4.30%) Visual Studio
9 16 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (3.34%) Bugzilla
11 13 (3.10%) JMeter
12 12 (2.86%) Git (software)
12 12 (2.86%) NUnit
13 8 (1.91%) Subversion
14 7 (1.67%) Calabash
14 7 (1.67%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.67%) Protractor
General
1 53 (12.65%) Finance
2 41 (9.79%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.49%) Manufacturing
4 22 (5.25%) Electronics
5 20 (4.77%) Games
6 19 (4.53%) Marketing
7 9 (2.15%) Automotive
8 8 (1.91%) Retail
9 7 (1.67%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.95%) Banking
11 3 (0.72%) Military
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
12 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.48%) Legal
12 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.27%) XML
2 58 (13.84%) Web Services
3 47 (11.22%) .NET
4 40 (9.55%) HTML
5 31 (7.40%) REST
6 28 (6.68%) J2EE
7 27 (6.44%) RESTful
8 22 (5.25%) CSS
9 13 (3.10%) Gherkin
10 9 (2.15%) jQuery
11 8 (1.91%) XHTML
12 7 (1.67%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.43%) Natural Language Processing
13 6 (1.43%) SOAP
14 5 (1.19%) Java EE
14 5 (1.19%) LAMP
14 5 (1.19%) Spring
15 4 (0.95%) EJB
15 4 (0.95%) Hibernate
15 4 (0.95%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 26 (6.21%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.53%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.34%) RIA
6 12 (2.86%) User Experience
7 9 (2.15%) iPad
8 8 (1.91%) Cybercrime
9 7 (1.67%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.67%) Life Science
10 5 (1.19%) Statistics
10 5 (1.19%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.95%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.95%) Fintech
11 4 (0.95%) iPhone
11 4 (0.95%) IVR
11 4 (0.95%) Online Games
12 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.99%) Windows
2 40 (9.55%) Unix
3 38 (9.07%) Linux
4 32 (7.64%) Android
5 20 (4.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.95%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.72%) Solaris
7 3 (0.72%) VxWorks
7 3 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (35.80%) Software Engineering
3 125 (29.83%) Software Testing
4 118 (28.16%) Test Automation
5 78 (18.62%) Scrum
6 72 (17.18%) Automated Testing
7 71 (16.95%) BDD
8 60 (14.32%) Manual Testing
9 58 (13.84%) TDD
10 54 (12.89%) Functional Testing
10 54 (12.89%) Regression Testing
11 51 (12.17%) Automation Testing
12 48 (11.46%) Test Scripting
13 45 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (10.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 43 (10.26%) OO
16 41 (9.79%) SDLC
17 38 (9.07%) User Stories
18 37 (8.83%) Cybersecurity
19 36 (8.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 130 (31.03%) Java
2 128 (30.55%) SQL
3 115 (27.45%) Python
4 95 (22.67%) C#
5 82 (19.57%) C++
6 55 (13.13%) JavaScript
7 47 (11.22%) Perl
8 44 (10.50%) C
9 40 (9.55%) Ruby
10 23 (5.49%) PHP
11 18 (4.30%) T-SQL
11 18 (4.30%) VB
12 12 (2.86%) Delphi
13 9 (2.15%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.67%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.19%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.72%) VC++
17 2 (0.48%) Ada
17 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (30.07%) Degree
2 53 (12.65%) ISEB
3 48 (11.46%) Security Cleared
4 37 (8.83%) ISTQB
5 26 (6.21%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (2.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (1.91%) PhD
8 8 (1.91%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.72%) CCNA
9 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.72%) CISSP
9 3 (0.72%) GIAC
9 3 (0.72%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (0.72%) MCSE
9 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.72%) SANS
9 3 (0.72%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (0.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (28.64%) QA
2 22 (5.25%) SDET
3 3 (0.72%) ECSS
4 2 (0.48%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.48%) TickIT
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.95%) Firmware
2 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.48%) Kibana
2 2 (0.48%) logstash
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.58%) Oracle
3 9 (2.15%) Google
4 7 (1.67%) Perforce
4 7 (1.67%) SAP
5 6 (1.43%) Roku
6 5 (1.19%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.19%) Cisco
7 3 (0.72%) EMC
7 3 (0.72%) QNX
7 3 (0.72%) Telerik
7 3 (0.72%) VMware
8 2 (0.48%) Cadence
8 2 (0.48%) Facebook
8 2 (0.48%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.48%) HP
8 2 (0.48%) IBM
8 2 (0.48%) MKS
8 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.48%) Twitter
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
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