The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 137 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% - 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £29,000 - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2191 2169 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.21% 94.43% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1727 1749
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Engineer
Berkshire

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) MSTest
3 2 (28.57%) GAMP
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) MSTest
3 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) V-Model
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GAMP
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP