The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 25 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 96 96
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.31% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 11
Median salary - £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.96% +5.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 950 1258 1392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.44% 97.75% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1071 1148
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £50,000
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 Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Wales

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Wales

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wales region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA