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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 69 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 23 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.56% 0.78% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 0.80% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 4
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £37,300 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £37,700 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
862 1003 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.88% 97.38% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 603 837 767
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
Gloucester +6 6 £55,000 +48.64% 2
Cheltenham +6 4 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Cirencester +4 2 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 18 (46.15%) Java
4 17 (43.59%) DV Cleared
4 17 (43.59%) Degree
5 16 (41.03%) Python
6 14 (35.90%) XML
6 14 (35.90%) Unix
6 14 (35.90%) C++
6 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
6 14 (35.90%) OO
6 14 (35.90%) Software Testing
6 14 (35.90%) Selenium
7 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (28.21%) Data Analytics
8 11 (28.21%) Analytics
8 11 (28.21%) Apple iOS
8 11 (28.21%) Android
8 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
8 11 (28.21%) Perl
8 11 (28.21%) J2EE
9 10 (25.64%) Scrum
10 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
10 9 (23.08%) VB
10 9 (23.08%) C
10 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
11 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Electronics
11 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Wireless
1 5 (12.82%) ZigBee
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.13%) JBehave
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) JUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (20.51%) Electronics
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Back Office
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) XML
2 11 (28.21%) J2EE
3 3 (7.69%) XML Messaging
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Unix
2 11 (28.21%) Android
2 11 (28.21%) Apple iOS
3 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) OO
2 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.90%) Software Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (28.21%) Analytics
4 11 (28.21%) Data Analytics
4 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
5 10 (25.64%) Scrum
6 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
8 7 (17.95%) SDLC
8 7 (17.95%) Validation
9 5 (12.82%) System Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.26%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) Python
3 14 (35.90%) C++
4 11 (28.21%) Perl
5 9 (23.08%) C
5 9 (23.08%) VB
6 6 (15.38%) C#
7 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.69%) SQL
8 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 17 (43.59%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) ISEB
3 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.38%) PhD
4 5 (12.82%) HND
4 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.56%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
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