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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 114 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 9 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% - 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 12
Median salary £33,000 - £22,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 - £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1587 2328 2508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.49% 95.33% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1877 1575
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

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

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

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) TDD
2 11 (73.33%) Automation Testing
3 10 (66.67%) RESTful
3 10 (66.67%) BDD
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
5 7 (46.67%) Open Source
5 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
5 7 (46.67%) Secure Coding
5 7 (46.67%) Big Data
5 7 (46.67%) Information Governance
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) OOP
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
7 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
7 4 (26.67%) Selenium
7 4 (26.67%) SDLC
8 3 (20.00%) Appium
8 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins

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 5 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Big Data
1 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (20.00%) Appium
3 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Protractor
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) RESTful
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) Automation Testing
1 11 (73.33%) TDD
2 10 (66.67%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) Information Governance
3 7 (46.67%) Open Source
3 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Secure Coding
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) OOP
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com