The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
England / South East
Rank 321 421 375
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 64 41 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.21% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.22% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 86
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14223 18666 19927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.68% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11791 16039 16302
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the South East region.

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Hampshire +23 23 £31,000 - 3
Berkshire - 19 £55,000 - 4
West Sussex +10 10 £42,500 -
Surrey +44 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Oxfordshire - 5 £35,000 -
East Sussex +7 4 £31,500 -30.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 South East region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 77 (69.37%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.74%) Software Testing
2 43 (38.74%) Selenium
2 43 (38.74%) Java
3 38 (34.23%) Test Scripting
4 36 (32.43%) BDD
4 36 (32.43%) TDD
5 35 (31.53%) Windows
6 33 (29.73%) Scrum
7 32 (28.83%) Computer Science
8 31 (27.93%) ISTQB
8 31 (27.93%) Software Engineering
8 31 (27.93%) Regression Testing
8 31 (27.93%) SQL
9 30 (27.03%) Automated Testing
10 29 (26.13%) C#
11 28 (25.23%) Test Automation
12 26 (23.42%) Test Strategy
12 26 (23.42%) C++
12 26 (23.42%) ISEB
13 25 (22.52%) Degree
13 25 (22.52%) Git (software)
14 24 (21.62%) Linux
15 23 (20.72%) QA
15 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (20.72%) Jenkins
16 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
17 21 (18.92%) Automation Testing
17 21 (18.92%) RESTful
18 20 (18.02%) SDLC

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.50%) Confluence
2 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.70%) Wireless
3 2 (1.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.01%) Big Data
3 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (38.74%) Selenium
2 25 (22.52%) Git (software)
3 23 (20.72%) Jenkins
4 19 (17.12%) WebDriver
5 17 (15.32%) JIRA
6 14 (12.61%) Cucumber
6 14 (12.61%) Subversion
7 12 (10.81%) SoapUI
8 11 (9.91%) Appium
8 11 (9.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (9.91%) JMeter
8 11 (9.91%) Protractor
8 11 (9.91%) TeamCity
9 7 (6.31%) HP UFT
10 5 (4.50%) WatiN
11 4 (3.60%) LoadRunner
11 4 (3.60%) TestNG
12 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.80%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.80%) JUnit
General
1 8 (7.21%) Retail
2 5 (4.50%) Back Office
3 3 (2.70%) Electronics
3 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.80%) Finance
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.92%) RESTful
2 16 (14.41%) XML
3 15 (13.51%) .NET
4 12 (10.81%) Web Services
5 11 (9.91%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.11%) CSS
6 9 (8.11%) HTML
7 3 (2.70%) XSD
8 2 (1.80%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.80%) JSON
8 2 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.80%) Spring
8 2 (1.80%) XSLT
9 1 (0.90%) REST
9 1 (0.90%) SOAP
9 1 (0.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.90%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (0.90%) Unreal Engine
9 1 (0.90%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.83%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (5.41%) Smartcard
4 5 (4.50%) Life Science
5 2 (1.80%) BBC
5 2 (1.80%) iPad
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.53%) Windows
2 24 (21.62%) Linux
3 4 (3.60%) Unix
4 1 (0.90%) Android
4 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (69.37%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.74%) Software Testing
3 38 (34.23%) Test Scripting
4 36 (32.43%) BDD
4 36 (32.43%) TDD
5 33 (29.73%) Scrum
6 31 (27.93%) Regression Testing
6 31 (27.93%) Software Engineering
7 30 (27.03%) Automated Testing
8 28 (25.23%) Test Automation
9 26 (23.42%) Test Strategy
10 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (18.92%) Automation Testing
12 20 (18.02%) Performance Testing
12 20 (18.02%) SDLC
13 18 (16.22%) Exploratory Testing
14 12 (10.81%) Security Testing
15 11 (9.91%) Analytics
15 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
16 10 (9.01%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.74%) Java
2 31 (27.93%) SQL
3 29 (26.13%) C#
4 26 (23.42%) C++
5 11 (9.91%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.91%) Python
6 9 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.21%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.41%) C
8 6 (5.41%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.41%) Embedded C++
8 6 (5.41%) Perl
9 4 (3.60%) Ruby
10 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.80%) Groovy
11 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (27.93%) ISTQB
2 26 (23.42%) ISEB
3 25 (22.52%) Degree
4 11 (9.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.72%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.50%) SAP
4 2 (1.80%) Concur
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
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