The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 45 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 59 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.32% 1.06% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 1.09% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 45 1 5
Average salary £47,500 £28,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £28,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1071 1102 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.66% 97.18% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 750 868 749
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,600 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +18 20 £50,000 +75.43% 3
Gloucester +21 8 £55,000 - 2
Cirencester - 3 £33,500 -
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 58 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (66.23%) Python
3 47 (61.04%) Software Engineering
4 46 (59.74%) Security Cleared
5 45 (58.44%) Cybersecurity
6 40 (51.95%) Java
7 37 (48.05%) Selenium
8 36 (46.75%) DV Cleared
8 36 (46.75%) Perl
9 32 (41.56%) Scrum
10 30 (38.96%) Test Automation
10 30 (38.96%) Android
11 29 (37.66%) Linux
12 28 (36.36%) C++
12 28 (36.36%) Windows
13 27 (35.06%) Cucumber
14 26 (33.77%) System Testing
14 26 (33.77%) OO
14 26 (33.77%) Unix
14 26 (33.77%) SDLC
15 25 (32.47%) SQL Server
16 24 (31.17%) J2EE
16 24 (31.17%) Oracle
17 23 (29.87%) Apple iOS
17 23 (29.87%) Data Analytics
17 23 (29.87%) Analytics
18 22 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
18 22 (28.57%) Performance Testing
19 21 (27.27%) Automation Testing
20 20 (25.97%) DevOps

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) SAN
1 7 (9.09%) SSL
2 4 (5.19%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) Big Data
2 7 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (48.05%) Selenium
2 27 (35.06%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.79%) JBehave
4 6 (7.79%) JUnit
5 5 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (6.49%) JIRA
6 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.19%) Maven
6 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.19%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.60%) JMeter
8 2 (2.60%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.60%) WATIR
8 2 (2.60%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.39%) Finance
4 4 (5.19%) Electronics
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Avionics
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) J2EE
2 20 (25.97%) XML
3 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) SOAP
4 3 (3.90%) RESTful
5 2 (2.60%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.60%) REST
5 2 (2.60%) Web Services
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.30%) HTML
6 1 (1.30%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.09%) Cybercrime
1 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Android
2 29 (37.66%) Linux
3 28 (36.36%) Windows
4 26 (33.77%) Unix
5 23 (29.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (61.04%) Software Engineering
3 45 (58.44%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (41.56%) Scrum
5 30 (38.96%) Test Automation
6 26 (33.77%) OO
6 26 (33.77%) SDLC
6 26 (33.77%) System Testing
7 23 (29.87%) Analytics
7 23 (29.87%) Data Analytics
8 22 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
8 22 (28.57%) Performance Testing
9 21 (27.27%) Automation Testing
10 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (25.97%) DevOps
10 20 (25.97%) Integration Testing
11 18 (23.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (23.38%) Manual Testing
11 18 (23.38%) V-Model
11 18 (23.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (66.23%) Python
2 40 (51.95%) Java
3 36 (46.75%) Perl
4 28 (36.36%) C++
5 15 (19.48%) Bash Shell
5 15 (19.48%) VB
6 10 (12.99%) C
6 10 (12.99%) Ruby
6 10 (12.99%) SQL
7 5 (6.49%) C#
8 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 46 (59.74%) Security Cleared
2 36 (46.75%) DV Cleared
3 20 (25.97%) Degree
4 11 (14.29%) ISEB
4 11 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 10 (12.99%) PhD
6 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) HP
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) Rally
5 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
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