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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 127 147 155
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 12 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.60% 0.49% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.51% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Median salary £45,000 £27,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% +30.95%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1934 2376 2423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.22% 96.98% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1646 1976 2011
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 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 25 July 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 - 8 £45,000 - 1
Kings Langley - 2 - -
Royston -2 1 £42,500 -
Stevenage -10 1 - -
Software Test Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) QA
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
1 11 (73.33%) Scrum
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (66.67%) REST
2 10 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 10 (66.67%) SDET
2 10 (66.67%) BDD
2 10 (66.67%) RESTful
2 10 (66.67%) JBehave
2 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 10 (66.67%) Internet
2 10 (66.67%) XML
2 10 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) JUnit
2 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) RIA
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) API Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Gherkin
3 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Cadence
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) SSH

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 10 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) SSH
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) JBehave
1 10 (66.67%) JUnit
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
1 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Military
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) REST
2 10 (66.67%) RESTful
2 10 (66.67%) XML
3 8 (53.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) RIA
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) Scrum
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (66.67%) BDD
2 10 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) API Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Image Processing
5 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Ada
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) QA
2 10 (66.67%) SDET
3 1 (6.67%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cadence
Watford, Hertfordshire
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