The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 64 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.82% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Test Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke 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
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
584 545 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 96.21% 96.98% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 479 382 663
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Software Test Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Software Test 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) PyUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Software Test 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) PyUnit
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB