The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 130 140 138
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 4 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.19% 0.33% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.33% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 13
Median salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
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
2082 2091 2325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.70% 97.26% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 1769 1914
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
Watford - 3 £45,000 -
Royston +2 1 £42,500 -
Software Test Engineer
East of England

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Web Services
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) QA
1 14 (93.33%) Scrum
2 9 (60.00%) QA Automation
2 9 (60.00%) SDET
2 9 (60.00%) BDD
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) JUnit
2 9 (60.00%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) Internet
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) REST
2 9 (60.00%) RESTful
2 9 (60.00%) JBehave
2 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) RIA
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (40.00%) API Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 5 (33.33%) Subversion
4 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) JBehave
1 9 (60.00%) JUnit
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
1 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) REST
2 9 (60.00%) RESTful
2 9 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) RIA
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) Scrum
2 9 (60.00%) BDD
2 9 (60.00%) QA Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) API Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) QA
2 9 (60.00%) SDET