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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
UK / England
Rank 631 710 669
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 202 189 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 181 170 260
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
75891 90278 94879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 63467 76551 79541
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +64 48 £40,000 +14.28% 10
London +79 44 £45,000 -14.28% 6
East of England -5 35 £47,500 +27.51% 6
Yorkshire +38 31 £45,000 -
South West +23 17 £40,000 -9.09% 5
West Midlands -9 11 £35,500 +1.42% 2
East Midlands - 9 £34,000 - 3
North West -28 7 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Software Test Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 300 (74.44%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (43.67%) Java
3 154 (38.21%) Scrum
4 152 (37.72%) Selenium
5 133 (33.00%) Software Engineering
6 123 (30.52%) Python
7 119 (29.53%) QA
8 116 (28.78%) Degree
9 115 (28.54%) Test Automation
10 113 (28.04%) C#
11 111 (27.54%) Automated Testing
12 106 (26.30%) TDD
13 103 (25.56%) BDD
14 90 (22.33%) Test Scripting
15 89 (22.08%) SQL
16 83 (20.60%) C++
17 78 (19.35%) Software Testing
18 77 (19.11%) Linux
19 69 (17.12%) WebDriver
20 68 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
20 68 (16.87%) Test Strategy
21 64 (15.88%) Computer Science
22 62 (15.38%) Windows
23 58 (14.39%) Cucumber
23 58 (14.39%) Automation Testing
23 58 (14.39%) SDET
24 56 (13.90%) Web Services
24 56 (13.90%) Performance Testing
25 51 (12.66%) Manual Testing
26 50 (12.41%) Perl

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 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.50%) Confluence
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) Simulink
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.47%) SaaS
2 9 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.97%) Internet
2 14 (3.47%) Wireless
3 13 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.99%) HTTP
5 5 (1.24%) SSL
6 4 (0.99%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.99%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.74%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.50%) Network Security
9 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.25%) SAN
9 1 (0.25%) Skype
9 1 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.25%) SSH
9 1 (0.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.47%) Big Data
3 10 (2.48%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.74%) GIS
7 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.74%) MySQL
7 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.50%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 152 (37.72%) Selenium
2 69 (17.12%) WebDriver
3 58 (14.39%) Cucumber
4 40 (9.93%) Jenkins
5 35 (8.68%) Git (software)
5 35 (8.68%) JIRA
5 35 (8.68%) JUnit
6 23 (5.71%) JMeter
6 23 (5.71%) TeamCity
7 21 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (4.96%) Appium
9 17 (4.22%) Bugzilla
10 16 (3.97%) SoapUI
11 15 (3.72%) TestNG
12 14 (3.47%) Subversion
13 13 (3.23%) Maven
13 13 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (2.98%) NUnit
15 11 (2.73%) JBehave
16 9 (2.23%) Protractor
General
1 30 (7.44%) Finance
2 28 (6.95%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.45%) Retail
4 24 (5.96%) Games
5 21 (5.21%) Electronics
6 9 (2.23%) Advertising
7 8 (1.99%) Automotive
8 7 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.49%) Marketing
10 4 (0.99%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.99%) Banking
11 3 (0.74%) Law
11 3 (0.74%) Military
11 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.50%) Front Office
12 2 (0.50%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.90%) Web Services
2 41 (10.17%) RESTful
3 39 (9.68%) .NET
4 37 (9.18%) XML
5 20 (4.96%) Gherkin
6 19 (4.71%) HTML
7 17 (4.22%) REST
8 16 (3.97%) CSS
9 14 (3.47%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.47%) Java EE
10 12 (2.98%) STL
11 10 (2.48%) J2EE
12 6 (1.49%) JSON
12 6 (1.49%) SOAP
13 5 (1.24%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.24%) Spring
13 5 (1.24%) WPF
14 4 (0.99%) CSS3
14 4 (0.99%) HTML5
15 3 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.88%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (2.73%) RIA
6 10 (2.48%) Smartcard
7 4 (0.99%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.74%) Blog
8 3 (0.74%) iPhone
8 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.74%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.50%) BBC
9 2 (0.50%) iPad
9 2 (0.50%) Online Games
9 2 (0.50%) Statistics
9 2 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (19.11%) Linux
2 62 (15.38%) Windows
3 24 (5.96%) Android
4 23 (5.71%) Unix
5 10 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.99%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (74.44%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (38.21%) Scrum
3 133 (33.00%) Software Engineering
4 115 (28.54%) Test Automation
5 111 (27.54%) Automated Testing
6 106 (26.30%) TDD
7 103 (25.56%) BDD
8 90 (22.33%) Test Scripting
9 78 (19.35%) Software Testing
10 68 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (16.87%) Test Strategy
11 58 (14.39%) Automation Testing
12 56 (13.90%) Performance Testing
13 51 (12.66%) Manual Testing
14 49 (12.16%) SDLC
15 46 (11.41%) Regression Testing
16 39 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
16 39 (9.68%) OO
17 36 (8.93%) Kanban
18 35 (8.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (43.67%) Java
2 123 (30.52%) Python
3 113 (28.04%) C#
4 89 (22.08%) SQL
5 83 (20.60%) C++
6 50 (12.41%) Perl
7 46 (11.41%) C
8 38 (9.43%) JavaScript
9 25 (6.20%) Ruby
10 21 (5.21%) VB
11 16 (3.97%) Embedded C
11 16 (3.97%) T-SQL
12 15 (3.72%) Objective-C
13 13 (3.23%) Groovy
14 12 (2.98%) Embedded C++
14 12 (2.98%) Tcl
15 11 (2.73%) PHP
15 11 (2.73%) Shell Script
16 9 (2.23%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 116 (28.78%) Degree
2 48 (11.91%) ISTQB
3 42 (10.42%) ISEB
3 42 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 31 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 17 (4.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (3.47%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.98%) CCNA
7 12 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.98%) CISSP
7 12 (2.98%) CompTIA Security+
7 12 (2.98%) GIAC
7 12 (2.98%) Linux+ Certification
7 12 (2.98%) MCSE
7 12 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.98%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (2.98%) SANS
7 12 (2.98%) Security+ Certification
7 12 (2.98%) SSCP
8 6 (1.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (29.53%) QA
2 58 (14.39%) SDET
3 4 (0.99%) MISRA
4 2 (0.50%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.50%) GAMP
5 1 (0.25%) ISO13485
System Software
1 14 (3.47%) Hyper-V
1 14 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.25%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) KVM
3 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (6.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.47%) VMware
3 8 (1.99%) Cognizant
4 7 (1.74%) IBM
4 7 (1.74%) SAP
5 6 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.49%) HP
5 6 (1.49%) Oracle
5 6 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.74%) Cisco
6 3 (0.74%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.50%) Concur
7 2 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.50%) Tableau
8 1 (0.25%) Brocade
8 1 (0.25%) FINEOS
8 1 (0.25%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.25%) Telerik
8 1 (0.25%) TIBCO
Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
The One Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Shares given + Unlimited holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Shares given + Unlimited holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + 5 weeks hol
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Gym, + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Matched Pension, Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 15 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago