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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 42 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.60% 0.98% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 1.05% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Median salary £46,250 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
237 381 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.80% 93.38% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 194 243 323
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 9 (52.94%) SQL
1 9 (52.94%) XML
1 9 (52.94%) Python
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
1 9 (52.94%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
3 7 (41.18%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) XML Messaging
4 6 (35.29%) Back Office
4 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
5 5 (29.41%) Android
5 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
6 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
7 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Gatling
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.88%) WATIR
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Back Office
2 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (17.65%) Electronics
4 3 (17.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) XML Messaging
3 4 (23.53%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Cybercrime
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) VB
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) CA Agile Central
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