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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank - 207 222
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.38% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 4
Average salary - £36,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
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
4915 5222 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.83% 95.87% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 3855 3742
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) Degree
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Python
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (58.33%) Unix
2 7 (58.33%) C++
2 7 (58.33%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) XSD
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) API Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Gradle
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) SaaS

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Gradle
1 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) TestNG
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
1 5 (41.67%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XSD
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) API Testing
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Groovy
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
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