The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 1.10% - 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £35,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 180 304 269
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 98.90% 97.44% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 147 247 197
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £16,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 Newbury

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

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 3 months to 30 April 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 30 April 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SAP