The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Somerset region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
South West / Somerset
Rank 66 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.36% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £41,250 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
543 598 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.01% 98.52% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 454 528 445
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Somerset

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +6 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Street - 1 £40,000 -
Software Test Engineer
South West

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Somerset region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Spock
1 1 (50.00%) Geb
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Travis CI
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Geb
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Spock
1 1 (50.00%) Travis CI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) Java