The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank - 202 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Software Test Engineer
South East

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
4665 5194 5060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.45% 93.15% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3531 3750 4042
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) System Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
5 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
9 1 (9.09%) Python
9 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 1 (9.09%) Finance
9 1 (9.09%) VMware
9 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (9.09%) Banking

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) System Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
1 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) VMware