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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 63 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 35 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.60% 1.42% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 1.49% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 15
Median salary £50,000 £31,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
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
955 1007 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 98.25% 95.63% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 730 828 750
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Cheltenham -9 9 £50,000 +60.00%
Gloucester - 4 £52,500 -
Cirencester - 1 £33,500 -
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 68 (78.16%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (70.11%) Python
3 54 (62.07%) Cybersecurity
4 53 (60.92%) Software Engineering
5 52 (59.77%) Security Cleared
6 46 (52.87%) Java
7 41 (47.13%) Perl
8 39 (44.83%) DV Cleared
8 39 (44.83%) Selenium
9 37 (42.53%) Linux
10 36 (41.38%) Scrum
11 35 (40.23%) Windows
12 34 (39.08%) Test Automation
13 33 (37.93%) Android
14 32 (36.78%) C++
14 32 (36.78%) Cucumber
15 28 (32.18%) SDLC
15 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
16 27 (31.03%) Unix
16 27 (31.03%) Oracle
16 27 (31.03%) System Testing
16 27 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (29.89%) J2EE
18 25 (28.74%) Performance Testing
18 25 (28.74%) Defect Tracking
19 24 (27.59%) Automated Testing
19 24 (27.59%) OO
20 23 (26.44%) Integration Testing
20 23 (26.44%) Automation Testing
20 23 (26.44%) DevOps

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 4 (4.60%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) SSL
2 7 (8.05%) SAN
3 5 (5.75%) Internet
4 4 (4.60%) HTTP
4 4 (4.60%) HTTPS
4 4 (4.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) Big Data
3 8 (9.20%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (44.83%) Selenium
2 32 (36.78%) Cucumber
3 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.90%) JBehave
4 6 (6.90%) JIRA
4 6 (6.90%) JUnit
4 6 (6.90%) Maven
5 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.60%) Zephyr
7 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.30%) JMeter
8 2 (2.30%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.30%) WATIR
9 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.20%) Electronics
3 8 (9.20%) Marketing
4 7 (8.05%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Avionics
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) J2EE
2 22 (25.29%) XML
3 6 (6.90%) SOAP
4 5 (5.75%) HTML
5 4 (4.60%) EJB
5 4 (4.60%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.60%) REST
5 4 (4.60%) Spring
5 4 (4.60%) Web Services
6 3 (3.45%) .NET
6 3 (3.45%) Java EE
6 3 (3.45%) RESTful
6 3 (3.45%) STL
7 1 (1.15%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) Cybercrime
2 8 (9.20%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) iPhone
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.53%) Linux
2 35 (40.23%) Windows
3 33 (37.93%) Android
4 27 (31.03%) Unix
5 21 (24.14%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (78.16%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (62.07%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (60.92%) Software Engineering
4 36 (41.38%) Scrum
5 34 (39.08%) Test Automation
6 28 (32.18%) SDLC
7 27 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (31.03%) System Testing
8 25 (28.74%) Defect Tracking
8 25 (28.74%) Performance Testing
9 24 (27.59%) Automated Testing
9 24 (27.59%) OO
10 23 (26.44%) Automation Testing
10 23 (26.44%) DevOps
10 23 (26.44%) Integration Testing
11 21 (24.14%) Analytics
11 21 (24.14%) Data Analytics
11 21 (24.14%) System Integration Testing
11 21 (24.14%) V-Model
11 21 (24.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.11%) Python
2 46 (52.87%) Java
3 41 (47.13%) Perl
4 32 (36.78%) C++
5 17 (19.54%) SQL
5 17 (19.54%) VB
6 16 (18.39%) Bash Shell
6 16 (18.39%) C
7 12 (13.79%) Ruby
8 11 (12.64%) C#
9 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
9 7 (8.05%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 52 (59.77%) Security Cleared
2 39 (44.83%) DV Cleared
3 19 (21.84%) Degree
4 13 (14.94%) ISEB
4 13 (14.94%) ISTQB
5 7 (8.05%) PhD
6 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.45%) CCNA
7 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.45%) CISSP
7 3 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (3.45%) GIAC
7 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.45%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (3.45%) MCSE
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (3.45%) SANS
7 3 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) HP
2 8 (9.20%) SAP
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.60%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) Rally
6 1 (1.15%) VMware
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