The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 42 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 3 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.94% 0.26% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.28% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 9
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Test Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury 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
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
286 353 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 89.38% 91.93% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 213 273 276
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Newbury

Software Test Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) ATDD
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio Team System
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) ATDD
1 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
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