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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 208 210 224
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 7 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.27% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 3
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
4780 5436 5109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.02% 92.83% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3783 3996
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 £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Bracknell +17 6 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Newbury +8 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) C++
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) TestNG
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) Ant
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) TestNG
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (75.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago