Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 6 months to 22 July 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
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 - 72
Rank change year-on-year - +72 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 0.46% - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Newbury median annual salary £35,000 - £40,000
10th Percentile £27,750 - £37,500
90th Percentile £42,250 - £42,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% +13.33% -11.76%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury. 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
Newbury
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 429 559 599
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 98.62% 97.90% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 339 466 416
Newbury median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,625
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Newbury

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Newbury

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Newbury over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Test Engineer in Newbury

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Newbury region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) JSON

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP