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

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 96 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 10 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.13% 1.35% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.40% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 2
Median salary £35,000 £46,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +22.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
861 927 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.96% 96.36% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 709 626 808
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -5 7 £35,000 -36.36%
Cheltenham +13 1 - -
Cirencester - 1 £35,000 -
Software Test Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 23 (92.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (88.00%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) Java
2 22 (88.00%) Python
3 20 (80.00%) Perl
3 20 (80.00%) C++
3 20 (80.00%) DV Cleared
4 17 (68.00%) Linux
5 13 (52.00%) Selenium
6 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (44.00%) Cucumber
7 11 (44.00%) Unix
7 11 (44.00%) VB
8 10 (40.00%) VMware
8 10 (40.00%) Validation
8 10 (40.00%) SDLC
8 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (32.00%) Games
9 8 (32.00%) C
9 8 (32.00%) C#
10 7 (28.00%) STL
10 7 (28.00%) MCSE
10 7 (28.00%) CISSP
10 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (28.00%) GIAC

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 1 (4.00%) FileNet
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (32.00%) Games
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Java EE
1 7 (28.00%) STL
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Cybercrime
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.00%) Android
4 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (88.00%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (40.00%) SDLC
4 10 (40.00%) Validation
5 7 (28.00%) Coaching
5 7 (28.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.00%) OO
7 3 (12.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
8 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
1 22 (88.00%) Python
2 20 (80.00%) C++
2 20 (80.00%) Perl
3 11 (44.00%) VB
4 8 (32.00%) C
4 8 (32.00%) C#
5 7 (28.00%) Objective-C
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) VB6
8 1 (4.00%) VBA
8 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (28.00%) CISSP
3 7 (28.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 7 (28.00%) GIAC
3 7 (28.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 7 (28.00%) MCSE
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (28.00%) Network+ Certification
3 7 (28.00%) SANS
3 7 (28.00%) Security+ Certification
3 7 (28.00%) SSCP
4 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) PhD
6 2 (8.00%) ISEB
6 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago