Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Test Engineer
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - +68 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.91% - 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Bath median annual salary £39,500 - £37,500
10th Percentile £36,250 - £33,750
90th Percentile £53,750 - £41,250
Somerset median annual salary £39,500 - £38,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bath
Permanent vacancies in Bath with a recognized job title 753 595 564
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 97.06% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 648 557 524
Bath median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,600 £23,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Bath

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Bath

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Bath over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Test Engineer in Bath

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bath region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VBScript
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Degree

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) GitLab
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft