The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank - - 106
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1554 1406 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.75% 97.37% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1205 1278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) SDET
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Perforce
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Lua
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce
Witney, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago