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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 88 77 89
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.94% 1.17% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.27% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 5
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
1013 869 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.66% 92.74% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 830 730 755
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 £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 May 2015. 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 +4 2 £28,500 -28.75%
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) C++
2 12 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Perl
2 12 (60.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) C
3 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) Test Planning
4 10 (50.00%) DevOps
4 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) Time Management
4 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 10 (50.00%) Validation
4 10 (50.00%) Military
4 10 (50.00%) Information Security
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.00%) C#
8 2 (10.00%) J2EE
8 2 (10.00%) XML
8 2 (10.00%) UNIX
8 2 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
General
1 10 (50.00%) Military
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Test Planning
3 10 (50.00%) DevOps
3 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (50.00%) Time Management
3 10 (50.00%) Validation
3 10 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C++
1 12 (60.00%) Java
1 12 (60.00%) Perl
1 12 (60.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP