The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Newbury region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 50 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.42% 1.08% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.14% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
452 437 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 95.36% 94.38% 91.74%
Number of salaries quoted 304 384 400
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (88.89%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Swing
5 3 (33.33%) JDBC
5 3 (33.33%) JSP
5 3 (33.33%) Web Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) ISEB
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (11.11%) Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) TestNG
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) JDBC
3 3 (33.33%) JSP
3 3 (33.33%) Swing
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
1 1 (11.11%) VMware