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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 66 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.56% 2.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £33,750 £28,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
441 301 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 98.00% 96.47% 99.31%
Number of salaries quoted 363 266 249
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 12 (75.00%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (56.25%) Test Planning
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
5 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) MySQL
7 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
7 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
7 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Android
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Selenium
7 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Cybercrime
7 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
7 5 (31.25%) Big Data
8 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Big Data
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) Robot Framework
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.25%) WATIR
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Cybercrime
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Android
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (56.25%) Test Planning
2 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Rally
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