The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 202 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.060% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Median salary £33,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.17% -  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3150 4317 4928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.97% 96.51% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2538 3485 3715
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Berkshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Berkshire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Reading +22 2 £33,500 -21.17%
Software Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Berkshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Selenium
2 14 (70.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (65.00%) BDD
4 12 (60.00%) XML
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) JIRA
4 12 (60.00%) Subversion
4 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (60.00%) RESTful
4 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (60.00%) SDET
5 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 10 (50.00%) TeamCity
6 10 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (50.00%) Protractor
6 10 (50.00%) Appium
7 8 (40.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (20.00%) Python

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

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Selenium
2 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (60.00%) JIRA
2 12 (60.00%) Subversion
3 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (50.00%) Appium
4 10 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (50.00%) Protractor
4 10 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.00%) Hudson
5 2 (10.00%) JMeter
5 2 (10.00%) JUnit
5 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.00%) TestNG
6 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) RESTful
1 12 (60.00%) XML
2 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (5.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (65.00%) BDD
4 12 (60.00%) SDET
5 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 1 (5.00%) C
7 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
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