The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 115 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 8 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% - 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% - 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 10
Median salary £33,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1608 2130 2368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.77% 95.52% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1742 1614
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Reading region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Automation Testing
2 12 (85.71%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Internet
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 6 (42.86%) SDLC
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) OOP
5 6 (42.86%) OO
5 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
6 5 (35.71%) RESTful
6 5 (35.71%) Big Data
6 5 (35.71%) Information Governance
6 5 (35.71%) Secure Coding
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
6 5 (35.71%) Open Source
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) HTTP
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) CSS

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Big Data
1 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Automation Testing
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) OOP
4 6 (42.86%) SDLC
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Information Governance
5 5 (35.71%) Open Source
5 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Secure Coding
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA