The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 71 76 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 37 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.60% 1.80% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 1.90% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 7
Median salary £41,250 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,150 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,200 £37,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1000 844 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.18% 95.05% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 853 602 891
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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 -8 11 £37,500 -25.00%
Cheltenham +2 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Cirencester +4 2 £35,000 +4.47%
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Test Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (88.76%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (87.64%) Python
3 76 (85.39%) Security Cleared
4 69 (77.53%) DV Cleared
5 55 (61.80%) Java
6 51 (57.30%) C++
7 49 (55.06%) Cybersecurity
8 46 (51.69%) Linux
9 44 (49.44%) Perl
10 39 (43.82%) C
11 36 (40.45%) Selenium
12 32 (35.96%) HP
13 31 (34.83%) Test Scripting
14 28 (31.46%) Software Engineering
15 27 (30.34%) JIRA
15 27 (30.34%) Cucumber
16 26 (29.21%) Bash Shell
16 26 (29.21%) DevOps
16 26 (29.21%) C#
17 25 (28.09%) VB
17 25 (28.09%) Unix
17 25 (28.09%) Test Planning
18 22 (24.72%) TDD
18 22 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (22.47%) Atlassian
19 20 (22.47%) XML
19 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
19 20 (22.47%) User Stories
20 19 (21.35%) SDLC
20 19 (21.35%) ITIL

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 18 (20.22%) Confluence
2 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Internet
2 4 (4.49%) SSL
3 3 (3.37%) SSH
4 2 (2.25%) FTP
4 2 (2.25%) HTTP
4 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) Big Data
2 2 (2.25%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.25%) MySQL
2 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (40.45%) Selenium
2 27 (30.34%) Cucumber
2 27 (30.34%) JIRA
3 9 (10.11%) JMeter
4 7 (7.87%) LoadRunner
4 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.37%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.25%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.25%) Maven
8 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.25%) WATIR
9 1 (1.12%) Appium
9 1 (1.12%) Gatling
9 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (16.85%) Telecoms
2 14 (15.73%) Games
3 9 (10.11%) Finance
4 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.74%) Electronics
5 6 (6.74%) Marketing
6 3 (3.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) XML
2 15 (16.85%) J2EE
3 12 (13.48%) Java EE
3 12 (13.48%) STL
4 4 (4.49%) SOAP
5 3 (3.37%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.37%) HTML
5 3 (3.37%) REST
5 3 (3.37%) Web Services
5 3 (3.37%) XML Messaging
6 2 (2.25%) EJB
6 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.25%) Cybercrime
4 2 (2.25%) iPhone
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.69%) Linux
2 25 (28.09%) Unix
3 17 (19.10%) Android
4 13 (14.61%) Apple iOS
5 12 (13.48%) Windows
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (88.76%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (55.06%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (34.83%) Test Scripting
4 28 (31.46%) Software Engineering
5 26 (29.21%) DevOps
6 25 (28.09%) Test Planning
7 22 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (24.72%) TDD
8 20 (22.47%) User Stories
9 19 (21.35%) ITIL
9 19 (21.35%) SDLC
10 18 (20.22%) Change Management
10 18 (20.22%) Incident Management
10 18 (20.22%) Problem Management
10 18 (20.22%) Release Management
10 18 (20.22%) Service Delivery
10 18 (20.22%) Service Management
10 18 (20.22%) V-Model
10 18 (20.22%) Waterfall
11 17 (19.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 78 (87.64%) Python
2 55 (61.80%) Java
3 51 (57.30%) C++
4 44 (49.44%) Perl
5 39 (43.82%) C
6 26 (29.21%) Bash Shell
6 26 (29.21%) C#
7 25 (28.09%) VB
8 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
9 18 (20.22%) PHP
9 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
10 14 (15.73%) Objective-C
11 12 (13.48%) Ruby
12 10 (11.24%) SQL
13 2 (2.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (85.39%) Security Cleared
2 69 (77.53%) DV Cleared
3 19 (21.35%) Degree
4 13 (14.61%) ISTQB
5 12 (13.48%) CCNA
5 12 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (13.48%) CISSP
5 12 (13.48%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (13.48%) GIAC
5 12 (13.48%) Linux+ Certification
5 12 (13.48%) MCSE
5 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (13.48%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (13.48%) SANS
5 12 (13.48%) Security+ Certification
5 12 (13.48%) SSCP
6 11 (12.36%) ISEB
7 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.74%) PhD
9 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) Hyper-V
1 17 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (35.96%) HP
2 20 (22.47%) Atlassian
3 17 (19.10%) VMware
4 6 (6.74%) SAP
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.25%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco
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