The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Testing Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing Engineer
Rank 913 959 986
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Testing Engineer 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.003% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £35,500 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% +28.78%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-16.47% +28.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94249 105728 111501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79336 87614 89975
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Testing Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Testing Engineer in the job title.

Software Testing Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Testing Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing Engineer within the UK.

Software Testing Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Software Testing Engineer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
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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
England +59 1 £35,500 -16.47%
South East +25 1 £35,500 -16.47%
Hampshire - 1 £35,500 -

Software Testing Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Software Testing 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 featuring Software Testing Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing

Software Testing Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 3 (50.00%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
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