Period
to 6 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Test Engineer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - +68 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 1 0 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.26% - 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Median annual salary £50,000 - £32,500
10th Percentile £47,500 - £28,750
90th Percentile £52,500 - £38,250
Gloucestershire median annual salary £35,000 - £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 356 551 600
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.23% 98.22% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 265 409 516
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% -7.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £22,625
90th Percentile £79,500 £65,000 £62,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Cheltenham

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Cheltenham

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) SDET

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA