The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 28 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 West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.72% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £45,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 682 654 603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 97.57% 97.47% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2063 2435 2731
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Somerset

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Somerset

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Somerset over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Test Engineer in Somerset

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bath - 5 £45,500 -
Software Test Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Manual Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Selenium
3 8 (72.73%) JIRA
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
5 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
5 6 (54.55%) Python
5 6 (54.55%) Web Services
5 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Data Management
6 5 (45.45%) JMeter
6 5 (45.45%) JUnit
6 5 (45.45%) Java
6 5 (45.45%) HTTP
6 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (45.45%) Groovy
6 5 (45.45%) User Experience
6 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (45.45%) Spock
6 5 (45.45%) Geb
6 5 (45.45%) SDLC
6 5 (45.45%) Travis CI
6 5 (45.45%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Digital Analytics
7 4 (36.36%) Analytics
7 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) ICMP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
4 5 (45.45%) Geb
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) JMeter
4 5 (45.45%) JUnit
4 5 (45.45%) Spock
4 5 (45.45%) Travis CI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Manual Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Data Management
4 5 (45.45%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) Digital Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Kanban
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) DevOps
8 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Groovy
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory