The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 96 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.47% 0.30% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.30% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £32,000 - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
Software Test Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1262 1320 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.21% 98.51% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1134 868
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £52,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
South Wales +4 6 £32,000 -
Software Test Engineer
UK

Software Test Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 11 (100.00%) ISEB
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 10 (90.91%) Manual Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Manual Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) V-Model
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle