The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 205 - 218
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 14 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 9
Average salary £32,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5222 5161 5583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.57% 93.23% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3693 4093 4706
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Engineer
South East

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
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 31 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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 - 10 £32,500 - 1
Reading - 3 £29,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 - 2
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 9 (40.91%) QA
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (40.91%) UNIX
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Degree
4 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
6 5 (22.73%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) Python
7 4 (18.18%) ISEB
8 3 (13.64%) GAMP
8 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
8 3 (13.64%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) Selenium
8 3 (13.64%) V-Model
8 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.64%) Network Security
8 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
9 2 (9.09%) MSTest
9 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.09%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) Finance
9 2 (9.09%) Validation
10 1 (4.55%) Scrum

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.09%) MSTest
3 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Life Science
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) UNIX
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) V-Model
3 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Management
5 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 4 (18.18%) ISEB
4 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) HP
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago