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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 684 747 752
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 223 189 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 195 166 191
Median salary £39,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
88589 95961 107799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.50% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75325 79658 89090
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 £71,000 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +45 54 £32,500 -18.75% 11
East of England +38 53 £40,000 -8.57% 4
South West +45 47 £40,000 +6.66% 1
London -24 31 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Yorkshire +1 18 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North West +18 9 £40,000 +25.00% 3
West Midlands - 7 £25,000 - 1
East Midlands +7 4 £35,250 -2.08%
Software Test Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 239 (56.37%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (35.61%) Software Engineering
3 130 (30.66%) SQL
4 126 (29.72%) Java
5 125 (29.48%) Software Testing
5 125 (29.48%) Degree
6 124 (29.25%) Test Automation
7 118 (27.83%) QA
8 113 (26.65%) Python
9 99 (23.35%) Selenium
10 92 (21.70%) C#
11 78 (18.40%) C++
12 77 (18.16%) Scrum
13 72 (16.98%) Automated Testing
14 68 (16.04%) BDD
15 67 (15.80%) Windows
16 64 (15.09%) XML
17 62 (14.62%) Manual Testing
18 59 (13.92%) TDD
19 58 (13.68%) Functional Testing
20 57 (13.44%) Cucumber
20 57 (13.44%) Web Services
21 55 (12.97%) Microsoft
22 52 (12.26%) ISEB
23 51 (12.03%) Regression Testing
23 51 (12.03%) Finance
23 51 (12.03%) JavaScript
23 51 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
24 49 (11.56%) WebDriver
25 48 (11.32%) Automation 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 6 (1.42%) Confluence
2 4 (0.94%) Node.js
3 3 (0.71%) CMS
4 2 (0.47%) IIS
4 2 (0.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.36%) MS Office
3 5 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.24%) FastStats
2 1 (0.24%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.36%) SaaS
2 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.48%) HTTP
1 19 (4.48%) Internet
2 11 (2.59%) SSL
3 8 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.71%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.47%) Firewall
5 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.47%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.47%) Modbus
5 2 (0.47%) Profibus
5 2 (0.47%) RS-485
5 2 (0.47%) SNMP
5 2 (0.47%) SSH
5 2 (0.47%) VoIP
5 2 (0.47%) Wireless
6 1 (0.24%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.48%) MySQL
3 9 (2.12%) Big Data
3 9 (2.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 99 (23.35%) Selenium
2 57 (13.44%) Cucumber
3 49 (11.56%) WebDriver
4 44 (10.38%) JUnit
5 41 (9.67%) JIRA
6 30 (7.08%) SoapUI
7 28 (6.60%) JBehave
7 28 (6.60%) Jenkins
8 23 (5.42%) SpecFlow
9 22 (5.19%) Visual Studio
10 21 (4.95%) FitNesse
11 17 (4.01%) Bugzilla
11 17 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (3.77%) JMeter
13 12 (2.83%) Git (software)
13 12 (2.83%) NUnit
13 12 (2.83%) Subversion
14 9 (2.12%) Protractor
15 8 (1.89%) Appium
15 8 (1.89%) Calabash
General
1 51 (12.03%) Finance
2 42 (9.91%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 23 (5.42%) Electronics
5 19 (4.48%) Marketing
6 15 (3.54%) Games
7 9 (2.12%) Automotive
8 8 (1.89%) Retail
9 7 (1.65%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.94%) Banking
10 4 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.71%) Military
12 2 (0.47%) Advertising
12 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.47%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.09%) XML
2 57 (13.44%) Web Services
3 43 (10.14%) .NET
4 34 (8.02%) HTML
5 32 (7.55%) REST
6 30 (7.08%) J2EE
7 26 (6.13%) RESTful
8 20 (4.72%) CSS
9 10 (2.36%) Gherkin
10 8 (1.89%) SOAP
10 8 (1.89%) XHTML
11 7 (1.65%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.65%) jQuery
12 6 (1.42%) Java EE
12 6 (1.42%) LAMP
12 6 (1.42%) Natural Language Processing
13 4 (0.94%) Behat
14 3 (0.71%) HTML5
14 3 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (0.71%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 28 (6.60%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.30%) RIA
5 13 (3.07%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.59%) User Experience
7 9 (2.12%) iPad
8 8 (1.89%) Cybercrime
9 7 (1.65%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.65%) IVR
10 6 (1.42%) Life Science
11 4 (0.94%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.71%) Fintech
13 2 (0.47%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.47%) iPhone
13 2 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.47%) Online Games
13 2 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.80%) Windows
2 41 (9.67%) Unix
3 39 (9.20%) Linux
4 31 (7.31%) Android
5 22 (5.19%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.94%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.71%) Solaris
7 3 (0.71%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (56.37%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (35.61%) Software Engineering
3 125 (29.48%) Software Testing
4 124 (29.25%) Test Automation
5 77 (18.16%) Scrum
6 72 (16.98%) Automated Testing
7 68 (16.04%) BDD
8 62 (14.62%) Manual Testing
9 59 (13.92%) TDD
10 58 (13.68%) Functional Testing
11 51 (12.03%) Regression Testing
12 48 (11.32%) Automation Testing
13 46 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (10.61%) Test Scripting
15 44 (10.38%) SDLC
15 44 (10.38%) User Acceptance Testing
16 43 (10.14%) OO
17 37 (8.73%) User Stories
18 36 (8.49%) Cybersecurity
19 34 (8.02%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 130 (30.66%) SQL
2 126 (29.72%) Java
3 113 (26.65%) Python
4 92 (21.70%) C#
5 78 (18.40%) C++
6 51 (12.03%) JavaScript
7 47 (11.08%) Perl
8 42 (9.91%) Ruby
9 39 (9.20%) C
10 22 (5.19%) PHP
11 21 (4.95%) T-SQL
12 20 (4.72%) VB
13 11 (2.59%) Delphi
14 9 (2.12%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.94%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.94%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.71%) VC++
17 2 (0.47%) Ada
17 2 (0.47%) F#
Qualifications
1 125 (29.48%) Degree
2 52 (12.26%) ISEB
3 45 (10.61%) Security Cleared
4 30 (7.08%) ISTQB
5 25 (5.90%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.12%) PhD
7 8 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (1.18%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.71%) CCNA
10 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.71%) CISSP
10 3 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.71%) GIAC
10 3 (0.71%) MCSE
10 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.71%) SANS
10 3 (0.71%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (0.71%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (27.83%) QA
2 22 (5.19%) SDET
3 3 (0.71%) ECSS
3 3 (0.71%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.71%) TickIT
4 2 (0.47%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.71%) Firmware
1 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.47%) Kibana
2 2 (0.47%) logstash
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.30%) Oracle
3 8 (1.89%) Perforce
4 7 (1.65%) Google
4 7 (1.65%) Roku
4 7 (1.65%) SAP
5 3 (0.71%) EMC
5 3 (0.71%) QNX
5 3 (0.71%) VMware
6 2 (0.47%) Cadence
6 2 (0.47%) Facebook
6 2 (0.47%) Fujitsu
6 2 (0.47%) MKS
6 2 (0.47%) Rally
6 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.47%) Telerik
6 2 (0.47%) Twitter
7 1 (0.24%) Apteco
7 1 (0.24%) Splunk
7 1 (0.24%) Xamarin
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