The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 49 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.36% 1.01% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.97%
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
285 293 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.94% 98.65% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 264 248 187
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 32,000
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