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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 198 215 197
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 12 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.060% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.063% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 17
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
4285 4787 5266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.71% 95.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3466 3632 3714
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 9 £42,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £19,000 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £26,000 - 1
Software Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Automation Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) OO
3 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
3 7 (46.67%) Internet
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) OOP
4 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (40.00%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (13.33%) BDD
8 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 2 (13.33%) Test Management
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) QA
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
8 2 (13.33%) HTML

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
2 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) JMeter
4 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Gradle
5 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Automation Testing
2 7 (46.67%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) OOP
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.67%) API Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
8 1 (6.67%) Network Management
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Groovy
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) GAMP
2 1 (6.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Concur
Wokingham, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £33,000 per annum Plus bonus and excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £46,000 to £50,000 per annum + large co benefits
Posted: 5 days ago