The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 133 124 162
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 13 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.54% 0.37% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.38% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 2
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Test Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2291 1846 2872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.87% 96.45% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1470 2399
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Royston - 3 £45,000 - 1
Software Test Engineer
East of England

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) QA
4 9 (64.29%) Selenium
4 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
4 9 (64.29%) Automation Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (57.14%) JBehave
5 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
5 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 8 (57.14%) TDD
5 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 8 (57.14%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (57.14%) J2EE
5 8 (57.14%) JUnit
5 8 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (21.43%) UNIX
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) JBehave
2 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
2 8 (57.14%) JUnit
2 8 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 9 (64.29%) Automation Testing
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
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