The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Testing Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing Engineer
Rank 928 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Testing Engineer 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 - -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Testing Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dundee - 7 £32,500 -
Scotland - 7 £32,500 -

Software Testing Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Testing Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Testing Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 7 (77.78%) High Availability
2 7 (77.78%) Gherkin
2 7 (77.78%) ATDD
2 7 (77.78%) Automation Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Android Development
2 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 7 (77.78%) Mobile Development
2 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 7 (77.78%) Cegedim Rx
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Security Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Jetty
2 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Android
2 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) WebLogic

Software Testing Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Testing Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Testing Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) IIS
1 7 (77.78%) Jetty
1 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
1 7 (77.78%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Gherkin
1 7 (77.78%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Android
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Android Development
2 7 (77.78%) ATDD
2 7 (77.78%) Automation Testing
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) High Availability
2 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Mobile Development
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 7 (77.78%) Security Testing
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cegedim Rx
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
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