The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 701 701 784
Rank change year-on-year
0 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 202 155 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 164 142 99
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,575 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Test Engineer
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Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East of England +19 82 £40,000 -5.88% 11
South East -4 35 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Yorkshire -12 33 £42,500 +68.31% 3
London -52 20 £45,000 +24.13% 4
East Midlands -20 12 £35,000 - 2
South West -22 12 £27,500 -15.38% 1
West Midlands +6 6 £31,500 -37.00%
North East - 1 £22,500 -
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Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 127 (41.64%) Automated Testing
2 107 (35.08%) Test Automation
3 90 (29.51%) Degree
4 88 (28.85%) Python
5 87 (28.52%) QA
6 86 (28.20%) Software Testing
7 85 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (25.90%) Java
9 74 (24.26%) C#
10 66 (21.64%) Linux
11 64 (20.98%) Windows
11 64 (20.98%) SQL
12 62 (20.33%) Selenium
13 57 (18.69%) Test Scripting
14 47 (15.41%) C++
15 46 (15.08%) ISEB
16 44 (14.43%) Manual Testing
16 44 (14.43%) JavaScript
16 44 (14.43%) .NET
17 43 (14.10%) C
18 40 (13.11%) Perl
18 40 (13.11%) Test Management
19 38 (12.46%) Ruby
20 37 (12.13%) SOAP
21 36 (11.80%) Regression Testing
22 35 (11.48%) Microsoft
22 35 (11.48%) Software Engineering
23 32 (10.49%) Finance
23 32 (10.49%) Scrum
24 28 (9.18%) Wireless

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.62%) Apache
2 3 (0.98%) Moodle
2 3 (0.98%) IIS
3 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.98%) Basecamp
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.18%) Wireless
2 22 (7.21%) HTTP
3 14 (4.59%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.93%) X.509
4 12 (3.93%) SSL
4 12 (3.93%) STUN
5 9 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (2.95%) Internet
5 9 (2.95%) Bluetooth
6 8 (2.62%) ZigBee
7 6 (1.97%) GPRS
7 6 (1.97%) GSM
7 6 (1.97%) UMTS
8 5 (1.64%) LTE
9 2 (0.66%) RIP
10 1 (0.33%) Network Security
10 1 (0.33%) TETRA
10 1 (0.33%) TDMA
10 1 (0.33%) DNS
10 1 (0.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.92%) SQL Server
1 15 (4.92%) MySQL
2 8 (2.62%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.31%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (1.31%) Redis
4 4 (1.31%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.31%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.31%) DB2
4 4 (1.31%) OLAP
4 4 (1.31%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 62 (20.33%) Selenium
2 25 (8.20%) WebDriver
3 17 (5.57%) Subversion
4 16 (5.25%) JMeter
5 15 (4.92%) Bugzilla
5 15 (4.92%) NUnit
5 15 (4.92%) JIRA
5 15 (4.92%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.59%) JUnit
7 12 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.95%) MbUnit
8 9 (2.95%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.97%) LabVIEW
9 6 (1.97%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.31%) Maven
10 4 (1.31%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.98%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.98%) MSTest
11 3 (0.98%) YouTrack
General
1 32 (10.49%) Finance
2 24 (7.87%) Games
3 19 (6.23%) Automotive
4 14 (4.59%) Multimedia
5 11 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.62%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.30%) Military
7 7 (2.30%) Law
8 5 (1.64%) Banking
9 4 (1.31%) Electronics
10 3 (0.98%) Retail
11 2 (0.66%) Marketing
12 1 (0.33%) Advertising
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.43%) .NET
2 37 (12.13%) SOAP
3 20 (6.56%) Web Services
4 17 (5.57%) HTML
5 15 (4.92%) XML
6 14 (4.59%) RESTful
7 10 (3.28%) LAMP
7 10 (3.28%) REST
8 9 (2.95%) Ajax
8 9 (2.95%) XSL
9 8 (2.62%) J2SE
10 6 (1.97%) CSS
11 3 (0.98%) Adobe AIR
11 3 (0.98%) WCF
11 3 (0.98%) Middleware
11 3 (0.98%) Flash
12 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
13 1 (0.33%) jQuery
13 1 (0.33%) WPF
13 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.18%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.28%) Open Source
4 8 (2.62%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.62%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.97%) Social Media
6 5 (1.64%) Online Games
6 5 (1.64%) Firmware
7 4 (1.31%) IPTV
7 4 (1.31%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.31%) iPad
8 3 (0.98%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.98%) CCTV
8 3 (0.98%) VHDL
8 3 (0.98%) DTV
8 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.66%) Physics
10 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 66 (21.64%) Linux
2 64 (20.98%) Windows
3 18 (5.90%) Mac OS X
3 18 (5.90%) UNIX
4 8 (2.62%) Android
4 8 (2.62%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.64%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.64%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (41.64%) Automated Testing
2 107 (35.08%) Test Automation
3 86 (28.20%) Software Testing
4 85 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (18.69%) Test Scripting
6 44 (14.43%) Manual Testing
7 40 (13.11%) Test Management
8 36 (11.80%) Regression Testing
9 35 (11.48%) Software Engineering
10 32 (10.49%) Scrum
11 27 (8.85%) E-Commerce
12 26 (8.52%) OO
12 26 (8.52%) Agile Testing
13 22 (7.21%) TDD
14 19 (6.23%) Automation Testing
15 16 (5.25%) Multithreading
15 16 (5.25%) Performance Testing
16 14 (4.59%) Requirements Analysis
17 13 (4.26%) Project Management
17 13 (4.26%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 88 (28.85%) Python
2 79 (25.90%) Java
3 74 (24.26%) C#
4 64 (20.98%) SQL
5 47 (15.41%) C++
6 44 (14.43%) JavaScript
7 43 (14.10%) C
8 40 (13.11%) Perl
9 38 (12.46%) Ruby
10 21 (6.89%) PHP
11 14 (4.59%) Scala
11 14 (4.59%) Tcl
12 10 (3.28%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.62%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.30%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.64%) TTCN
15 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.31%) VBScript
17 3 (0.98%) Embedded C++
18 1 (0.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 90 (29.51%) Degree
2 46 (15.08%) ISEB
3 28 (9.18%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) HND
5 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (28.52%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) WAI
3 2 (0.66%) GAMP
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.97%) Oracle
3 5 (1.64%) Adobe
4 2 (0.66%) HP
4 2 (0.66%) MKS
4 2 (0.66%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.33%) Perforce
5 1 (0.33%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.33%) Citrix
5 1 (0.33%) JBoss
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