The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 50 98
Rank change year-on-year -22 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 25 58 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.93% 5.19% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 5.35% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 1
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

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 807 1084 1106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 94.72% 96.96% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 654 752 866
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 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 +11 10 £37,500 -31.81%
Cheltenham 0 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cirencester -15 2 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Test Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 52 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (79.37%) Security Cleared
3 47 (74.60%) Python
4 43 (68.25%) DV Cleared
5 40 (63.49%) Java
6 38 (60.32%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (55.56%) C++
8 33 (52.38%) Selenium
9 27 (42.86%) HP
10 25 (39.68%) Linux
11 24 (38.10%) Cucumber
12 23 (36.51%) Test Strategy
12 23 (36.51%) Test Scripting
13 20 (31.75%) Perl
14 19 (30.16%) XML
14 19 (30.16%) ISEB
14 19 (30.16%) ISTQB
15 18 (28.57%) Test Automation
15 18 (28.57%) C#
16 17 (26.98%) Non-Functional Testing
17 16 (25.40%) C
17 16 (25.40%) Unix
17 16 (25.40%) Telecoms
17 16 (25.40%) Ruby
18 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
18 15 (23.81%) TDD
18 15 (23.81%) Android
18 15 (23.81%) JIRA
19 14 (22.22%) Windows
19 14 (22.22%) OO

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 11 (17.46%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) FileNet
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) FTP
2 2 (3.17%) SSH
2 2 (3.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Big Data
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
1 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (52.38%) Selenium
2 24 (38.10%) Cucumber
3 15 (23.81%) JIRA
4 13 (20.63%) JMeter
4 13 (20.63%) LoadRunner
5 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.17%) Codeception
7 2 (3.17%) Maven
7 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.17%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.59%) Appium
8 1 (1.59%) Gatling
8 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (25.40%) Telecoms
2 11 (17.46%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Electronics
3 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.52%) Marketing
5 4 (6.35%) Back Office
6 3 (4.76%) Games
7 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) XML
2 13 (20.63%) J2EE
3 6 (9.52%) SOAP
4 4 (6.35%) XML Messaging
5 3 (4.76%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (3.17%) Java EE
6 2 (3.17%) REST
6 2 (3.17%) STL
7 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.17%) Cybercrime
2 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Linux
2 16 (25.40%) Unix
3 15 (23.81%) Android
4 14 (22.22%) Windows
5 13 (20.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) AIX
6 1 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (60.32%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (36.51%) Test Scripting
3 23 (36.51%) Test Strategy
4 18 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 17 (26.98%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 15 (23.81%) TDD
7 14 (22.22%) OO
8 13 (20.63%) Analytics
8 13 (20.63%) Data Analytics
8 13 (20.63%) Test Planning
9 12 (19.05%) ITIL
10 11 (17.46%) Change Management
10 11 (17.46%) Incident Management
10 11 (17.46%) Problem Management
10 11 (17.46%) Release Management
10 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
10 11 (17.46%) Service Management
10 11 (17.46%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) Python
2 40 (63.49%) Java
3 35 (55.56%) C++
4 20 (31.75%) Perl
5 18 (28.57%) C#
6 16 (25.40%) C
6 16 (25.40%) Ruby
7 14 (22.22%) VB
8 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell
8 13 (20.63%) PHP
9 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
9 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
9 11 (17.46%) SQL
10 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.17%) XPath
11 1 (1.59%) VB6
11 1 (1.59%) VBA
11 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (79.37%) Security Cleared
2 43 (68.25%) DV Cleared
3 19 (30.16%) ISEB
3 19 (30.16%) ISTQB
4 9 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (7.94%) PhD
6 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.17%) CCNA
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.17%) CISSP
7 2 (3.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (3.17%) GIAC
7 2 (3.17%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (3.17%) MCSE
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.17%) SANS
7 2 (3.17%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (3.17%) SSCP
8 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Docker
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) HP
2 11 (17.46%) Atlassian
3 7 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (9.52%) SAP
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago