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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
UK / England
Rank 597 728 670
Rank change year-on-year
+131 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 232 200 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 199 176 248
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
74873 91880 96090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62548 77866 79959
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +90 65 £37,500 +7.14% 5
London +108 43 £45,000 +3.44% 6
East of England +7 40 £47,500 +20.25% 11
South West +17 28 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Yorkshire +24 19 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +23 16 £36,000 -4.00%
North West -19 12 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Midlands +30 9 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Software Test Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 299 (72.57%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (41.26%) Java
3 165 (40.05%) Selenium
4 143 (34.71%) Scrum
5 141 (34.22%) Software Engineering
6 126 (30.58%) Test Automation
7 120 (29.13%) QA
8 115 (27.91%) BDD
9 112 (27.18%) Test Scripting
9 112 (27.18%) C#
10 111 (26.94%) Python
11 110 (26.70%) TDD
12 107 (25.97%) Degree
13 103 (25.00%) Software Testing
13 103 (25.00%) Automated Testing
14 93 (22.57%) SQL
15 77 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
15 77 (18.69%) Linux
16 71 (17.23%) C++
17 67 (16.26%) WebDriver
17 67 (16.26%) Cucumber
18 63 (15.29%) Automation Testing
19 62 (15.05%) Computer Science
20 60 (14.56%) SDLC
21 59 (14.32%) Test Strategy
21 59 (14.32%) Windows
22 58 (14.08%) Regression Testing
23 55 (13.35%) Manual Testing
24 54 (13.11%) Web Services
25 52 (12.62%) Performance 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 5 (1.21%) Confluence
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.24%) FileNet
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.49%) MS Office
2 2 (0.49%) Simulink
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.94%) SaaS
3 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.61%) Wireless
2 15 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.16%) Internet
4 8 (1.94%) HTTP
5 3 (0.73%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.73%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.49%) Network Security
6 2 (0.49%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
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%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.64%) Big Data
3 9 (2.18%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.70%) MySQL
4 7 (1.70%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.46%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.21%) GIS
7 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.49%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 165 (40.05%) Selenium
2 67 (16.26%) Cucumber
2 67 (16.26%) WebDriver
3 49 (11.89%) Git (software)
4 48 (11.65%) JIRA
5 43 (10.44%) Jenkins
6 39 (9.47%) JUnit
7 26 (6.31%) Appium
7 26 (6.31%) JMeter
8 25 (6.07%) TeamCity
9 21 (5.10%) SoapUI
10 18 (4.37%) TestNG
11 17 (4.13%) Bugzilla
11 17 (4.13%) Subversion
11 17 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (3.88%) Protractor
13 15 (3.64%) Maven
14 12 (2.91%) Spock
15 11 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (2.67%) NUnit
General
1 34 (8.25%) Retail
2 29 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.80%) Finance
4 26 (6.31%) Electronics
5 17 (4.13%) Games
6 9 (2.18%) Advertising
6 9 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.94%) Automotive
8 5 (1.21%) Back Office
8 5 (1.21%) Banking
8 5 (1.21%) Military
9 4 (0.97%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.97%) Marketing
10 3 (0.73%) Law
10 3 (0.73%) Publishing
11 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Front Office
11 2 (0.49%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (13.11%) Web Services
2 44 (10.68%) RESTful
3 34 (8.25%) .NET
4 31 (7.52%) XML
5 22 (5.34%) AngularJS
6 20 (4.85%) CSS
6 20 (4.85%) HTML
7 19 (4.61%) Gherkin
8 14 (3.40%) REST
9 8 (1.94%) Java EE
9 8 (1.94%) STL
10 7 (1.70%) SOAP
11 6 (1.46%) JSON
12 5 (1.21%) GWT
12 5 (1.21%) Middleware
12 5 (1.21%) WPF
13 4 (0.97%) CSS3
13 4 (0.97%) HTML5
13 4 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (0.97%) React
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.05%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (2.18%) RIA
6 8 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.46%) Life Science
7 6 (1.46%) Smartcard
8 5 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.21%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.97%) User Experience
10 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.73%) Blog
10 3 (0.73%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.49%) BBC
11 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.49%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.49%) iPad
12 1 (0.24%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (18.69%) Linux
2 59 (14.32%) Windows
3 18 (4.37%) Android
3 18 (4.37%) Unix
4 7 (1.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (72.57%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (34.71%) Scrum
3 141 (34.22%) Software Engineering
4 126 (30.58%) Test Automation
5 115 (27.91%) BDD
6 112 (27.18%) Test Scripting
7 110 (26.70%) TDD
8 103 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 103 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 77 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (15.29%) Automation Testing
11 60 (14.56%) SDLC
12 59 (14.32%) Test Strategy
13 58 (14.08%) Regression Testing
14 55 (13.35%) Manual Testing
15 52 (12.62%) Performance Testing
16 41 (9.95%) OO
17 37 (8.98%) Kanban
18 36 (8.74%) E-Commerce
18 36 (8.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (41.26%) Java
2 112 (27.18%) C#
3 111 (26.94%) Python
4 93 (22.57%) SQL
5 71 (17.23%) C++
6 44 (10.68%) Perl
7 42 (10.19%) JavaScript
8 41 (9.95%) C
9 20 (4.85%) Ruby
10 18 (4.37%) Groovy
11 16 (3.88%) Tcl
12 15 (3.64%) Embedded C
13 14 (3.40%) T-SQL
14 13 (3.16%) VB
15 9 (2.18%) Bash Shell
15 9 (2.18%) Objective-C
15 9 (2.18%) PHP
15 9 (2.18%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.94%) Embedded C++
17 3 (0.73%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 107 (25.97%) Degree
2 49 (11.89%) ISTQB
3 41 (9.95%) ISEB
4 33 (8.01%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.34%) DV Cleared
6 20 (4.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (2.67%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.94%) CCNA
8 8 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.94%) CISSP
8 8 (1.94%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (1.94%) GIAC
8 8 (1.94%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (1.94%) MCSE
8 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (1.94%) SANS
8 8 (1.94%) Security+ Certification
8 8 (1.94%) SSCP
9 3 (0.73%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (29.13%) QA
2 52 (12.62%) SDET
3 4 (0.97%) MISRA
4 2 (0.49%) Def Stans
System Software
1 15 (3.64%) Hyper-V
1 15 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.73%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) KVM
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (7.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.64%) VMware
3 11 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.94%) Cognizant
5 6 (1.46%) Oracle
5 6 (1.46%) SAP
6 5 (1.21%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.73%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.49%) Concur
8 2 (0.49%) IBM
8 2 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.49%) Tableau
9 1 (0.24%) Brocade
9 1 (0.24%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.24%) HP
9 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
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Posted: 20 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
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Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 55k + benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: GBP 40 - 50k +Many benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
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Salary: £Excellent + benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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London
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comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salford
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Wiltshire
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Salary: to £35k plus benefits
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