The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 66 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.67% - 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% - 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £38,500 - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Software Test Engineer
South West

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
582 758 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.32% 94.99% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 522 683 461
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £40,000 -
Software Test Engineer
South West

Software Test Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle