The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 50 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.36% 0.53% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.57% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 14
Average salary £39,500 £38,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.93% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £37,750 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £39,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Test Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury 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
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 351 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 92.10% 93.10% 92.11%
Number of salaries quoted 274 264 313
Average salary £40,000 £44,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Newbury region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Newbury

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Newbury

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) ATDD
5 2 (25.00%) People Management
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) JUnit

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) TestNG
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) ATDD
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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