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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 91 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
966 971 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.99% 95.85% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 854 877 936
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
Bedford - 2 £40,000 -
Luton +1 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Software Test Engineer
East of England

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
1 8 (72.73%) C++
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) UML
3 6 (54.55%) C
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Subversion
3 6 (54.55%) Bugzilla
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Use Case
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (54.55%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
5 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) BC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) TestNG
7 2 (18.18%) SaaS
7 2 (18.18%) Lumesse
7 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
7 2 (18.18%) HTTP
7 2 (18.18%) ISEB
8 1 (9.09%) SOAP
8 1 (9.09%) ISTQB

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Bugzilla
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
1 6 (54.55%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (54.55%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) TestNG
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Use Case
2 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 6 (54.55%) UML
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) BC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Lumesse
Bedfordshire
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