The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Buckinghamshire 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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 120 142 132
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.13% 0.22% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.23% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £34,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
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 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
1518 2144 2014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 97.62% 95.04% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1255 1786 1504
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Milton Keynes +13 1 £37,000 -1.33%
Chalfont St Giles - 1 £32,500 -
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft