The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 171 - 211
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 13 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% - 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 18
Median salary £40,000 - £36,250
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3483 5108 5171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.40% 95.82% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2754 4149 3736
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 10 £55,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £38,750 -
Newbury - 1 £27,500 - 2
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) Java
3 16 (61.54%) RESTful
3 16 (61.54%) BDD
4 13 (50.00%) Web Services
5 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
5 12 (46.15%) Automation Testing
6 11 (42.31%) Degree
6 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
7 10 (38.46%) TDD
7 10 (38.46%) Regression Testing
7 10 (38.46%) Open Source
7 10 (38.46%) Information Governance
7 10 (38.46%) Big Data
7 10 (38.46%) Secure Coding
7 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
8 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
8 9 (34.62%) XML
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 8 (30.77%) Selenium
9 8 (30.77%) WebDriver
10 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
10 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (26.92%) Subversion
11 6 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (23.08%) JIRA
11 6 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
11 6 (23.08%) AngularJS

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Big Data
1 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) Selenium
2 8 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 7 (26.92%) Subversion
4 6 (23.08%) Appium
4 6 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 6 (23.08%) Protractor
4 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
5 4 (15.38%) JMeter
6 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.69%) Gradle
6 2 (7.69%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.85%) Hudson
7 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) RESTful
2 13 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (7.69%) XSD
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.85%) REST
6 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) BBC
2 1 (3.85%) Life Science
2 1 (3.85%) RIA
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) BDD
3 12 (46.15%) Automation Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
5 10 (38.46%) Information Governance
5 10 (38.46%) Open Source
5 10 (38.46%) Regression Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Secure Coding
5 10 (38.46%) TDD
6 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.69%) API Testing
9 2 (7.69%) DevOps
9 2 (7.69%) Expense Management
9 2 (7.69%) Microservices
9 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
9 2 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) GAMP
2 2 (7.69%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Concur
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
Newbury, Berkshire
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