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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 65 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 49 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.21% 1.60% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 1.65% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 5
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1124 1030 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.65% 96.80% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 909 840 693
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 9 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Cheltenham -13 8 £33,750 +18.42% 1
Cirencester +13 3 £37,500 -7.40% 1
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 74 (87.06%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (83.53%) Python
3 62 (72.94%) Security Cleared
4 55 (64.71%) Cybersecurity
5 51 (60.00%) DV Cleared
6 46 (54.12%) Perl
7 44 (51.76%) Java
7 44 (51.76%) Software Engineering
8 43 (50.59%) Linux
9 40 (47.06%) C++
10 34 (40.00%) C
11 33 (38.82%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (34.12%) Selenium
12 29 (34.12%) DevOps
13 26 (30.59%) Scrum
14 25 (29.41%) Cucumber
15 24 (28.24%) Android
16 23 (27.06%) Test Automation
16 23 (27.06%) SDLC
16 23 (27.06%) C#
16 23 (27.06%) Windows
17 22 (25.88%) Validation
18 21 (24.71%) Automated Testing
18 21 (24.71%) Degree
18 21 (24.71%) Unix
18 21 (24.71%) VB
18 21 (24.71%) V-Model
18 21 (24.71%) Waterfall
19 20 (23.53%) Bash Shell
19 20 (23.53%) Defect Tracking

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 8 (9.41%) Confluence
1 8 (9.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) SSL
2 8 (9.41%) HTTP
2 8 (9.41%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.71%) SSH
4 2 (2.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.29%) Big Data
3 5 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (34.12%) Selenium
2 25 (29.41%) Cucumber
3 16 (18.82%) JIRA
4 6 (7.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.71%) Zephyr
6 3 (3.53%) Maven
6 3 (3.53%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.35%) JMeter
7 2 (2.35%) WATIR
7 2 (2.35%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.18%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (22.35%) Games
2 17 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (12.94%) Finance
3 11 (12.94%) Manufacturing
4 9 (10.59%) Electronics
4 9 (10.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) J2EE
1 19 (22.35%) XML
2 11 (12.94%) Java EE
2 11 (12.94%) STL
3 10 (11.76%) HTML
4 8 (9.41%) EJB
4 8 (9.41%) Hibernate
4 8 (9.41%) Spring
5 5 (5.88%) SOAP
6 4 (4.71%) Gherkin
6 4 (4.71%) REST
6 4 (4.71%) Web Services
7 2 (2.35%) .NET
8 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.18%) RESTful
8 1 (1.18%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) iPhone
2 8 (9.41%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.88%) Cybercrime
3 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.59%) Linux
2 24 (28.24%) Android
3 23 (27.06%) Windows
4 21 (24.71%) Unix
5 11 (12.94%) Apple iOS
6 8 (9.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (87.06%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (64.71%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (51.76%) Software Engineering
4 33 (38.82%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (34.12%) DevOps
6 26 (30.59%) Scrum
7 23 (27.06%) SDLC
7 23 (27.06%) Test Automation
8 22 (25.88%) Validation
9 21 (24.71%) Automated Testing
9 21 (24.71%) V-Model
9 21 (24.71%) Waterfall
10 20 (23.53%) Coaching
10 20 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
10 20 (23.53%) Mentoring
11 19 (22.35%) Reverse Engineering
12 18 (21.18%) Automation Testing
12 18 (21.18%) Test Planning
13 17 (20.00%) Manual Testing
14 16 (18.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (83.53%) Python
2 46 (54.12%) Perl
3 44 (51.76%) Java
4 40 (47.06%) C++
5 34 (40.00%) C
6 23 (27.06%) C#
7 21 (24.71%) VB
8 20 (23.53%) Bash Shell
9 19 (22.35%) Objective-C
10 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
10 18 (21.18%) SQL
11 8 (9.41%) PHP
11 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
12 6 (7.06%) Ruby
13 1 (1.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 62 (72.94%) Security Cleared
2 51 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 21 (24.71%) Degree
4 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
5 11 (12.94%) CCNA
5 11 (12.94%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (12.94%) CISSP
5 11 (12.94%) CompTIA Security+
5 11 (12.94%) GIAC
5 11 (12.94%) ISTQB
5 11 (12.94%) Linux+ Certification
5 11 (12.94%) MCSE
5 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (12.94%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (12.94%) SANS
5 11 (12.94%) Security+ Certification
5 11 (12.94%) SSCP
6 9 (10.59%) ISEB
7 6 (7.06%) PhD
8 3 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
1 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Atlassian
1 16 (18.82%) HP
2 13 (15.29%) Oracle
3 9 (10.59%) SAP
3 9 (10.59%) VMware
4 8 (9.41%) Cisco
5 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.35%) Rally
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