The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 55 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.26% 1.63% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.67% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £50,000 £31,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +5.51%
Test Engineer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
391 299 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 98.24% 97.71% 99.65%
Number of salaries quoted 327 277 241
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Cheltenham region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (82.61%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Selenium
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 11 (47.83%) Bash Shell
5 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
5 10 (43.48%) Integration Testing
5 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
6 9 (39.13%) Scrum
6 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 9 (39.13%) Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Perl
6 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) Performance Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
6 9 (39.13%) System Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Automation Testing
6 9 (39.13%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (39.13%) SDLC
7 8 (34.78%) Cybercrime
7 8 (34.78%) DevOps
7 8 (34.78%) Test Planning
7 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (34.78%) Big Data
7 8 (34.78%) Mobile App

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SSL
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Big Data
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
2 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
3 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) Robot Framework
4 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Cybercrime
1 8 (34.78%) Mobile App
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Integration Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
5 9 (39.13%) Automation Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Performance Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) SDLC
5 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
5 9 (39.13%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (39.13%) System Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (34.78%) DevOps
6 8 (34.78%) Test Planning
6 8 (34.78%) Validation
6 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Python
2 11 (47.83%) Bash Shell
3 9 (39.13%) Perl
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
4 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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