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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 62 57 91
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 42 37 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.67% 3.92% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 4.07% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 6
Median salary £44,250 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.90% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,200 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,300 £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
872 908 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.89% 96.29% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 719 608 812
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,384
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 16 £37,500 -24.24%
Cheltenham +13 9 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Cirencester -1 1 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 65 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (78.75%) Security Cleared
3 61 (76.25%) Python
4 56 (70.00%) DV Cleared
5 47 (58.75%) Java
6 43 (53.75%) Cybersecurity
7 42 (52.50%) C++
8 39 (48.75%) Selenium
9 35 (43.75%) Linux
10 31 (38.75%) Perl
11 30 (37.50%) HP
12 28 (35.00%) Test Scripting
13 27 (33.75%) C
14 26 (32.50%) Cucumber
15 23 (28.75%) C#
16 22 (27.50%) JIRA
17 21 (26.25%) XML
17 21 (26.25%) Unix
18 20 (25.00%) Software Engineering
18 20 (25.00%) Bash Shell
18 20 (25.00%) Test Planning
19 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
19 19 (23.75%) TDD
19 19 (23.75%) VB
20 18 (22.50%) DevOps
21 17 (21.25%) Non-Functional Testing
22 16 (20.00%) PHP
22 16 (20.00%) ITIL
22 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
22 16 (20.00%) ISTQB

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 15 (18.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.25%) FileNet
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) FTP
2 2 (2.50%) SSH
2 2 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Big Data
1 2 (2.50%) MySQL
1 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.25%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (1.25%) DB2
2 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (48.75%) Selenium
2 26 (32.50%) Cucumber
3 22 (27.50%) JIRA
4 11 (13.75%) JMeter
5 10 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.25%) SoapUI
7 5 (6.25%) SpecFlow
8 4 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.50%) Maven
9 2 (2.50%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.50%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.25%) Appium
10 1 (1.25%) Gatling
10 1 (1.25%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.25%) WATIR
General
1 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (16.25%) Finance
3 8 (10.00%) Games
4 7 (8.75%) Electronics
4 7 (8.75%) Manufacturing
5 6 (7.50%) Back Office
5 6 (7.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) XML
2 13 (16.25%) J2EE
3 7 (8.75%) Java EE
3 7 (8.75%) STL
4 6 (7.50%) SOAP
4 6 (7.50%) XML Messaging
5 3 (3.75%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.75%) Web Services
6 2 (2.50%) REST
7 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.50%) Cybercrime
2 2 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Linux
2 21 (26.25%) Unix
3 15 (18.75%) Android
4 13 (16.25%) Apple iOS
5 12 (15.00%) Windows
6 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (53.75%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 20 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 20 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 19 (23.75%) TDD
5 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
6 18 (22.50%) DevOps
7 17 (21.25%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (20.00%) ITIL
9 15 (18.75%) Change Management
9 15 (18.75%) Incident Management
9 15 (18.75%) Problem Management
9 15 (18.75%) Release Management
9 15 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 15 (18.75%) Service Management
9 15 (18.75%) User Stories
9 15 (18.75%) V-Model
9 15 (18.75%) Waterfall
10 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 61 (76.25%) Python
2 47 (58.75%) Java
3 42 (52.50%) C++
4 31 (38.75%) Perl
5 27 (33.75%) C
6 23 (28.75%) C#
7 20 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 19 (23.75%) VB
9 16 (20.00%) PHP
10 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
11 14 (17.50%) Ruby
12 12 (15.00%) SQL
13 7 (8.75%) Objective-C
14 2 (2.50%) XPath
15 1 (1.25%) VB6
15 1 (1.25%) VBA
15 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (78.75%) Security Cleared
2 56 (70.00%) DV Cleared
3 16 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 15 (18.75%) ISEB
5 13 (16.25%) Degree
6 7 (8.75%) CCNA
6 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (8.75%) CISSP
6 7 (8.75%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (8.75%) GIAC
6 7 (8.75%) Linux+ Certification
6 7 (8.75%) MCSE
6 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (8.75%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (8.75%) SANS
6 7 (8.75%) Security+ Certification
6 7 (8.75%) SSCP
7 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.25%) PhD
9 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
1 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) HP
2 15 (18.75%) Atlassian
3 12 (15.00%) VMware
4 6 (7.50%) SAP
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cirencester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + security clearance bonus
Posted: 27 days ago