The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 94 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.96% 0.66% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.70% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Median salary £39,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,800 £37,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1012 857 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.12% 94.91% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 865 628 919
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -14 5 £35,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £50,000 -
Software Test Engineer
South West

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (97.22%) Python
1 35 (97.22%) Security Cleared
1 35 (97.22%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (94.44%) Java
2 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (91.67%) C++
4 30 (83.33%) Perl
4 30 (83.33%) DV Cleared
5 24 (66.67%) Linux
6 23 (63.89%) Software Engineering
7 19 (52.78%) Unix
7 19 (52.78%) VB
8 17 (47.22%) C
9 15 (41.67%) C#
9 15 (41.67%) Objective-C
9 15 (41.67%) Games
9 15 (41.67%) Reverse Engineering
9 15 (41.67%) Mentoring
9 15 (41.67%) Coaching
10 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
11 12 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (33.33%) Linux+ Certification
11 12 (33.33%) GIAC
11 12 (33.33%) SSCP
11 12 (33.33%) CISSP
11 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (33.33%) STL
11 12 (33.33%) MCSE

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SSL
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Cucumber
1 11 (30.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (41.67%) Games
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Java EE
1 12 (33.33%) STL
2 10 (27.78%) J2EE
2 10 (27.78%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) EJB
3 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) iPhone
1 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.56%) Cybercrime
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Unix
3 12 (33.33%) Android
4 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.33%) Windows
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (63.89%) Software Engineering
4 15 (41.67%) Coaching
4 15 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 15 (41.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 12 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 12 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (30.56%) SDLC
7 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
7 11 (30.56%) Validation
8 8 (22.22%) OO
9 7 (19.44%) Analytics
9 7 (19.44%) Data Analytics
10 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.33%) MODAF
11 3 (8.33%) SysML
11 3 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) Python
2 34 (94.44%) Java
3 33 (91.67%) C++
4 30 (83.33%) Perl
5 19 (52.78%) VB
6 17 (47.22%) C
7 15 (41.67%) C#
7 15 (41.67%) Objective-C
8 6 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (97.22%) Security Cleared
2 30 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) CCNA
3 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (33.33%) CISSP
3 12 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 12 (33.33%) GIAC
3 12 (33.33%) Linux+ Certification
3 12 (33.33%) MCSE
3 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 12 (33.33%) SANS
3 12 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
3 12 (33.33%) SSCP
4 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (19.44%) Degree
6 6 (16.67%) PhD
7 1 (2.78%) ISEB
7 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 3 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft