The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank - 116 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.056% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.059% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £34,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1700 1708 1823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.21% 95.31% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1425 1345 1416
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region.

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Test Engineer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) LAMP
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (28.57%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA