The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank - 99 90
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.26% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.27% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £40,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.64%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1227 1093 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.17% 94.88% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 955 833
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Test Engineer
East of England

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Test Engineer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago