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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 60 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 43 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.17% 1.40% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 1.46% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 10
Median salary £41,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.84% -1.42%
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
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
1002 962 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.19% 96.20% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 831 793 675
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +9 9 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Cheltenham -9 5 £37,500 +20.00% 2
Cirencester - 1 £40,000 -
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 76 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (78.26%) Python
3 65 (70.65%) Cybersecurity
4 63 (68.48%) Security Cleared
5 55 (59.78%) Software Engineering
6 50 (54.35%) DV Cleared
7 49 (53.26%) Java
8 48 (52.17%) Perl
9 42 (45.65%) C++
9 42 (45.65%) Linux
10 37 (40.22%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (36.96%) Android
12 33 (35.87%) Scrum
13 32 (34.78%) Selenium
13 32 (34.78%) DevOps
14 31 (33.70%) Windows
15 30 (32.61%) Test Automation
15 30 (32.61%) Cucumber
16 28 (30.43%) SDLC
16 28 (30.43%) C
17 27 (29.35%) J2EE
18 25 (27.17%) Automated Testing
18 25 (27.17%) Validation
18 25 (27.17%) Automation Testing
18 25 (27.17%) Waterfall
18 25 (27.17%) V-Model
19 24 (26.09%) Defect Tracking
20 23 (25.00%) System Testing
20 23 (25.00%) Performance Testing
20 23 (25.00%) Integration Testing

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 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.52%) Confluence
3 3 (3.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) SSL
2 8 (8.70%) HTTP
2 8 (8.70%) HTTPS
3 5 (5.43%) SSH
4 3 (3.26%) SAN
5 2 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.30%) Big Data
3 7 (7.61%) MySQL
4 3 (3.26%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (34.78%) Selenium
2 30 (32.61%) Cucumber
3 14 (15.22%) JIRA
4 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.43%) Maven
6 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.43%) Zephyr
7 3 (3.26%) JMeter
7 3 (3.26%) WATIR
8 2 (2.17%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.09%) JBehave
9 1 (1.09%) JUnit
9 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (23.91%) Telecoms
2 15 (16.30%) Games
3 14 (15.22%) Manufacturing
4 13 (14.13%) Finance
5 10 (10.87%) Electronics
5 10 (10.87%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.35%) J2EE
2 23 (25.00%) XML
3 10 (10.87%) HTML
4 8 (8.70%) EJB
4 8 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 8 (8.70%) Spring
5 7 (7.61%) Java EE
5 7 (7.61%) SOAP
5 7 (7.61%) STL
6 5 (5.43%) Gherkin
6 5 (5.43%) REST
6 5 (5.43%) Web Services
7 2 (2.17%) .NET
8 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.09%) RESTful
8 1 (1.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) iPhone
2 8 (8.70%) Visualisation
3 7 (7.61%) Cybercrime
3 7 (7.61%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 42 (45.65%) Linux
2 34 (36.96%) Android
3 31 (33.70%) Windows
4 22 (23.91%) Unix
5 19 (20.65%) Apple iOS
6 8 (8.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (70.65%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (59.78%) Software Engineering
4 37 (40.22%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (35.87%) Scrum
6 32 (34.78%) DevOps
7 30 (32.61%) Test Automation
8 28 (30.43%) SDLC
9 25 (27.17%) Automated Testing
9 25 (27.17%) Automation Testing
9 25 (27.17%) Validation
9 25 (27.17%) V-Model
9 25 (27.17%) Waterfall
10 24 (26.09%) Defect Tracking
11 23 (25.00%) Integration Testing
11 23 (25.00%) Performance Testing
11 23 (25.00%) System Testing
12 22 (23.91%) Manual Testing
13 20 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
14 19 (20.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (78.26%) Python
2 49 (53.26%) Java
3 48 (52.17%) Perl
4 42 (45.65%) C++
5 28 (30.43%) C
6 21 (22.83%) SQL
7 20 (21.74%) Bash Shell
8 19 (20.65%) VB
9 17 (18.48%) C#
9 17 (18.48%) JavaScript
10 15 (16.30%) Objective-C
11 10 (10.87%) Ruby
12 6 (6.52%) PHP
12 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 63 (68.48%) Security Cleared
2 50 (54.35%) DV Cleared
3 21 (22.83%) Degree
4 13 (14.13%) ISTQB
5 11 (11.96%) ISEB
5 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.70%) PhD
7 7 (7.61%) CCNA
7 7 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (7.61%) CISSP
7 7 (7.61%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (7.61%) GIAC
7 7 (7.61%) Linux+ Certification
7 7 (7.61%) MCSE
7 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (7.61%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (7.61%) SANS
7 7 (7.61%) Security+ Certification
7 7 (7.61%) SSCP
8 4 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Hyper-V
1 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Puppet
2 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Oracle
2 14 (15.22%) Atlassian
3 13 (14.13%) HP
4 10 (10.87%) SAP
5 8 (8.70%) Cisco
6 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.52%) VMware
8 3 (3.26%) Rally
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