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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 687 734 781
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 209 212 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 173 163 161
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £28,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
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
88497 99146 103949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.34% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75343 82658 85497
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 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +61 60 £35,250 -11.87% 12
East of England +50 57 £45,000 +4.65% 10
London +20 41 £45,000 -18.18% 3
South West +37 26 £43,000 +7.50% 5
Yorkshire -2 11 £29,250 -16.42% 3
West Midlands -1 8 £28,750 -4.16%
North West +20 3 £40,000 +23.07% 2
East Midlands +2 2 £33,000 -5.71%
North East +1 1 £37,500 -
Software Test Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 269 (60.18%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (36.47%) Software Engineering
3 151 (33.78%) Java
4 141 (31.54%) SQL
5 133 (29.75%) QA
6 132 (29.53%) Selenium
7 123 (27.52%) Degree
8 120 (26.85%) Test Automation
9 118 (26.40%) Software Testing
10 115 (25.73%) Scrum
11 110 (24.61%) Python
12 106 (23.71%) C#
13 93 (20.81%) BDD
14 85 (19.02%) Automated Testing
15 82 (18.34%) C++
16 78 (17.45%) Web Services
17 74 (16.55%) Regression Testing
18 73 (16.33%) TDD
19 71 (15.88%) XML
19 71 (15.88%) Cucumber
20 69 (15.44%) Manual Testing
21 67 (14.99%) JUnit
22 63 (14.09%) JavaScript
22 63 (14.09%) Windows
23 62 (13.87%) ISEB
24 59 (13.20%) .NET
24 59 (13.20%) WebDriver
25 56 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
25 56 (12.53%) Finance
26 54 (12.08%) HTML

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 (1.57%) Confluence
2 6 (1.34%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.67%) CMS
3 3 (0.67%) IIS
4 2 (0.45%) SAS
5 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.22%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 24 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.01%) MS Office
3 5 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.22%) FastStats
2 1 (0.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.57%) SaaS
3 5 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.94%) Internet
2 22 (4.92%) HTTP
3 16 (3.58%) SSL
4 7 (1.57%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.67%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.45%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.45%) Firewall
6 2 (0.45%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.45%) Modbus
6 2 (0.45%) Profibus
6 2 (0.45%) RS-485
6 2 (0.45%) SNMP
6 2 (0.45%) SSH
6 2 (0.45%) Wireless
7 1 (0.22%) VPN
7 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.36%) Big Data
3 11 (2.46%) MySQL
4 6 (1.34%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 132 (29.53%) Selenium
2 71 (15.88%) Cucumber
3 67 (14.99%) JUnit
4 59 (13.20%) WebDriver
5 38 (8.50%) JBehave
6 34 (7.61%) Jenkins
7 30 (6.71%) JIRA
8 24 (5.37%) SpecFlow
9 23 (5.15%) SoapUI
10 19 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (3.80%) JMeter
12 16 (3.58%) Visual Studio
13 15 (3.36%) FitNesse
14 14 (3.13%) NUnit
15 13 (2.91%) Git (software)
16 11 (2.46%) Eclipse
17 9 (2.01%) Bugzilla
17 9 (2.01%) Protractor
18 8 (1.79%) Spock
18 8 (1.79%) WatiN
General
1 56 (12.53%) Finance
2 37 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.59%) Games
4 22 (4.92%) Electronics
5 21 (4.70%) Manufacturing
6 19 (4.25%) Marketing
7 12 (2.68%) Retail
8 8 (1.79%) Automotive
9 7 (1.57%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.89%) Banking
11 4 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.67%) Legal
12 3 (0.67%) Military
13 2 (0.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (17.45%) Web Services
2 71 (15.88%) XML
3 59 (13.20%) .NET
4 54 (12.08%) HTML
5 41 (9.17%) RESTful
6 37 (8.28%) REST
7 30 (6.71%) CSS
8 27 (6.04%) J2EE
9 19 (4.25%) Gherkin
10 11 (2.46%) jQuery
11 8 (1.79%) Java EE
11 8 (1.79%) Spring
11 8 (1.79%) XHTML
12 7 (1.57%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.57%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.34%) EJB
13 6 (1.34%) Natural Language Processing
14 5 (1.12%) ASP.NET
14 5 (1.12%) SOAP
14 5 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.37%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.92%) RIA
5 16 (3.58%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.01%) iPad
7 8 (1.79%) Cybercrime
7 8 (1.79%) User Experience
8 7 (1.57%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.57%) Life Science
8 7 (1.57%) Online Games
8 7 (1.57%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.34%) iPhone
10 5 (1.12%) Fintech
10 5 (1.12%) Statistics
11 4 (0.89%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.89%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.67%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 63 (14.09%) Windows
2 37 (8.28%) Linux
3 35 (7.83%) Unix
4 33 (7.38%) Android
5 19 (4.25%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.34%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.67%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (60.18%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (36.47%) Software Engineering
3 120 (26.85%) Test Automation
4 118 (26.40%) Software Testing
5 115 (25.73%) Scrum
6 93 (20.81%) BDD
7 85 (19.02%) Automated Testing
8 74 (16.55%) Regression Testing
9 73 (16.33%) TDD
10 69 (15.44%) Manual Testing
11 53 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (11.63%) Test Scripting
13 51 (11.41%) Automation Testing
13 51 (11.41%) Functional Testing
14 46 (10.29%) SDLC
15 43 (9.62%) OO
15 43 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
17 35 (7.83%) API Testing
17 35 (7.83%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (33.78%) Java
2 141 (31.54%) SQL
3 110 (24.61%) Python
4 106 (23.71%) C#
5 82 (18.34%) C++
6 63 (14.09%) JavaScript
7 44 (9.84%) C
8 43 (9.62%) Perl
9 39 (8.72%) Ruby
10 21 (4.70%) PHP
11 18 (4.03%) VB
12 14 (3.13%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.01%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.01%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.79%) Delphi
15 6 (1.34%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.12%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.67%) VC++
18 2 (0.45%) Ada
Qualifications
1 123 (27.52%) Degree
2 62 (13.87%) ISEB
3 50 (11.19%) ISTQB
4 46 (10.29%) Security Cleared
5 25 (5.59%) DV Cleared
6 21 (4.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (2.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (1.79%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.57%) PhD
10 3 (0.67%) CCNA
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.67%) CISSP
10 3 (0.67%) GIAC
10 3 (0.67%) Linux+ Certification
10 3 (0.67%) MCSE
10 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.67%) SANS
10 3 (0.67%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (0.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (29.75%) QA
2 38 (8.50%) SDET
3 3 (0.67%) ECSS
4 2 (0.45%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.45%) TickIT
5 1 (0.22%) GAMP
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO13485
System Software
1 7 (1.57%) Firmware
2 4 (0.89%) Docker
3 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.45%) Kibana
2 2 (0.45%) logstash
3 1 (0.22%) Ansible
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.92%) Oracle
3 11 (2.46%) Google
4 7 (1.57%) Atlassian
4 7 (1.57%) Cisco
4 7 (1.57%) SAP
5 6 (1.34%) Perforce
6 5 (1.12%) Telerik
7 4 (0.89%) Apple
8 3 (0.67%) EMC
8 3 (0.67%) FINEOS
8 3 (0.67%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.67%) HP
8 3 (0.67%) IBM
8 3 (0.67%) QNX
8 3 (0.67%) Roku
8 3 (0.67%) VMware
9 2 (0.45%) Facebook
9 2 (0.45%) Rally
9 2 (0.45%) Twitter
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