The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 89 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.087% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £37,000 - £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
Software Test Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1094 1241 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.80% 94.44% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 834 1154 964
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 14 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) C

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

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%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago