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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 712 750 729
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 231 198 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 203 179 207
Median salary £38,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
92880 100890 108933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.53% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78915 83178 89191
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 2 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 2 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
East of England +25 53 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South West +39 49 £35,000 -6.66% 2
South East +25 45 £35,000 -12.50% 5
London -19 27 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Yorkshire +20 25 £37,500 +7.14% 2
North West +21 16 £42,500 +41.66% 2
East Midlands +21 9 £37,500 +7.91%
West Midlands -8 7 £32,500 -
Software Test Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 235 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (34.81%) Software Engineering
3 143 (33.41%) Test Automation
4 135 (31.54%) Software Testing
5 128 (29.91%) Degree
6 127 (29.67%) SQL
7 125 (29.21%) QA
8 124 (28.97%) Java
9 112 (26.17%) Python
10 107 (25.00%) Selenium
11 86 (20.09%) C#
12 81 (18.93%) Automated Testing
13 75 (17.52%) Scrum
14 67 (15.65%) C++
15 64 (14.95%) Functional Testing
16 63 (14.72%) Windows
17 62 (14.49%) Web Services
17 62 (14.49%) Manual Testing
18 57 (13.32%) Microsoft
19 56 (13.08%) JavaScript
19 56 (13.08%) BDD
19 56 (13.08%) WebDriver
20 55 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
20 55 (12.85%) XML
20 55 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
20 55 (12.85%) TDD
21 51 (11.92%) Regression Testing
22 49 (11.45%) Finance
23 48 (11.21%) JIRA
24 47 (10.98%) Cucumber

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 (1.17%) Node.js
2 3 (0.70%) CMS
2 3 (0.70%) Confluence
3 2 (0.47%) IIS
3 2 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.57%) MS Office
3 5 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.64%) SaaS
2 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.21%) HTTP
2 14 (3.27%) Internet
3 9 (2.10%) SSL
4 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.93%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.47%) Firewall
6 2 (0.47%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.47%) Modbus
6 2 (0.47%) Profibus
6 2 (0.47%) SNMP
6 2 (0.47%) SSH
6 2 (0.47%) VoIP
6 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.07%) MySQL
3 11 (2.57%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.64%) Big Data
5 4 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 107 (25.00%) Selenium
2 56 (13.08%) WebDriver
3 48 (11.21%) JIRA
4 47 (10.98%) Cucumber
5 36 (8.41%) JUnit
6 30 (7.01%) Jenkins
7 29 (6.78%) SoapUI
8 23 (5.37%) Visual Studio
9 22 (5.14%) FitNesse
9 22 (5.14%) JBehave
9 22 (5.14%) JMeter
10 19 (4.44%) Bugzilla
10 19 (4.44%) SpecFlow
11 16 (3.74%) Subversion
12 15 (3.50%) Git (software)
12 15 (3.50%) Protractor
12 15 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (2.57%) NUnit
14 8 (1.87%) Maven
15 6 (1.40%) HP UFT
General
1 49 (11.45%) Finance
2 38 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.61%) Electronics
4 20 (4.67%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.97%) Marketing
6 10 (2.34%) Automotive
7 9 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.64%) Games
8 7 (1.64%) Retail
9 5 (1.17%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.93%) Banking
11 3 (0.70%) Military
12 2 (0.47%) Advertising
12 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.47%) Legal
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.49%) Web Services
2 55 (12.85%) XML
3 38 (8.88%) .NET
4 34 (7.94%) REST
5 25 (5.84%) J2EE
6 22 (5.14%) HTML
7 17 (3.97%) RESTful
8 14 (3.27%) SOAP
9 13 (3.04%) CSS
10 12 (2.80%) LAMP
11 6 (1.40%) Gherkin
11 6 (1.40%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (1.40%) XHTML
12 5 (1.17%) Behat
12 5 (1.17%) jQuery
13 4 (0.93%) HTML5
13 4 (0.93%) Java EE
14 3 (0.70%) JSON
14 3 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
15 2 (0.47%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.88%) Computer Science
3 33 (7.71%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.97%) Mathematics
5 11 (2.57%) User Experience
6 10 (2.34%) iPad
6 10 (2.34%) IVR
6 10 (2.34%) RIA
7 7 (1.64%) Cybercrime
7 7 (1.64%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.40%) Life Science
9 5 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.70%) Fintech
12 2 (0.47%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.47%) Social Media
12 2 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (14.72%) Windows
2 40 (9.35%) Linux
3 33 (7.71%) Unix
4 31 (7.24%) Android
5 22 (5.14%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.70%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.23%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.23%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (34.81%) Software Engineering
3 143 (33.41%) Test Automation
4 135 (31.54%) Software Testing
5 81 (18.93%) Automated Testing
6 75 (17.52%) Scrum
7 64 (14.95%) Functional Testing
8 62 (14.49%) Manual Testing
9 56 (13.08%) BDD
10 55 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (12.85%) TDD
11 51 (11.92%) Regression Testing
12 47 (10.98%) Automation Testing
13 46 (10.75%) Test Strategy
14 42 (9.81%) OO
14 42 (9.81%) SDLC
14 42 (9.81%) Test Scripting
15 37 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
15 37 (8.64%) User Stories
16 33 (7.71%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 127 (29.67%) SQL
2 124 (28.97%) Java
3 112 (26.17%) Python
4 86 (20.09%) C#
5 67 (15.65%) C++
6 56 (13.08%) JavaScript
7 46 (10.75%) Ruby
8 43 (10.05%) Perl
9 32 (7.48%) C
10 29 (6.78%) PHP
11 22 (5.14%) T-SQL
12 17 (3.97%) VB
13 11 (2.57%) Delphi
14 8 (1.87%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.93%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.70%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.47%) Ada
17 2 (0.47%) F#
17 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 128 (29.91%) Degree
2 46 (10.75%) ISEB
3 39 (9.11%) Security Cleared
4 27 (6.31%) ISTQB
5 20 (4.67%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (2.10%) PhD
8 5 (1.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (29.21%) QA
2 17 (3.97%) SDET
3 5 (1.17%) ISO 9000
3 5 (1.17%) TickIT
4 3 (0.70%) ECSS
5 2 (0.47%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.93%) Firmware
2 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.47%) Kibana
1 2 (0.47%) logstash
1 2 (0.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) Ansible
2 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.80%) Oracle
3 8 (1.87%) Roku
4 7 (1.64%) Perforce
5 5 (1.17%) Google
5 5 (1.17%) SAP
6 3 (0.70%) EMC
6 3 (0.70%) QNX
6 3 (0.70%) VMware
7 2 (0.47%) Cadence
7 2 (0.47%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.47%) MKS
7 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.47%) Telerik
7 2 (0.47%) Twitter
8 1 (0.23%) Facebook
8 1 (0.23%) Rally
8 1 (0.23%) Xamarin
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Redhill, Surrey
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Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
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