The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 98 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.094% 0.11% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.12% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £38,000 £27,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.18% -17.91%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Test Engineer
South West

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
1021 860 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.05% 95.03% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 868 755 730
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) HOOD
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) HOOD
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
Cheltenham
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
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