Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Test Engineer
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 73 130
Rank change year-on-year -42 +57 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 32 87 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.87% 4.15% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 4.27% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 60 11
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £48,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +68.42% -18.57%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £38,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.63% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1649 2039 2000
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.43% 97.28% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1335 1507 1628
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings that featured Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer 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 in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Gloucestershire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 11 £37,500 -31.82% 1
Cheltenham -3 9 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cirencester -20 2 £35,000 -4.76%
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 28 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
4 19 (59.38%) Java
4 19 (59.38%) Python
5 17 (53.13%) C++
5 17 (53.13%) DV Cleared
5 17 (53.13%) Selenium
5 17 (53.13%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (37.50%) HP
7 11 (34.38%) XML
7 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
7 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
8 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
8 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 10 (31.25%) ISEB
9 9 (28.13%) Unix
9 9 (28.13%) Linux
9 9 (28.13%) C#
9 9 (28.13%) OO
9 9 (28.13%) Finance
10 8 (25.00%) Perl
10 8 (25.00%) J2EE
10 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
10 8 (25.00%) Data Analytics
10 8 (25.00%) Analytics
10 8 (25.00%) Android
11 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (21.88%) Ruby
11 7 (21.88%) VB

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) FileNet
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Selenium
2 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 7 (21.88%) JMeter
3 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.25%) Codeception
6 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Electronics
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
3 5 (15.63%) Marketing
4 3 (9.38%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) XML
2 8 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 3 (9.38%) XML Messaging
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
1 9 (28.13%) Unix
2 8 (25.00%) Android
2 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (21.88%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
4 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
5 9 (28.13%) OO
6 8 (25.00%) Analytics
6 8 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 7 (21.88%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
8 6 (18.75%) TDD
9 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 4 (12.50%) Release Management
10 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.50%) User Stories
10 4 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
1 19 (59.38%) Python
2 17 (53.13%) C++
3 9 (28.13%) C#
4 8 (25.00%) Perl
5 7 (21.88%) C
5 7 (21.88%) Ruby
5 7 (21.88%) VB
6 6 (18.75%) PHP
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.13%) VB6
8 1 (3.13%) VBA
8 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (53.13%) DV Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) ISEB
3 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) Master's Degree
5 4 (12.50%) PhD
6 1 (3.13%) HND
6 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) HP
2 5 (15.63%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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