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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 38 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.90% 1.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 1.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
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
252 432 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 91.30% 94.32% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 190 277 290
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £23,075
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Newbury

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (50.00%) UNIX
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (42.86%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 5 (35.71%) Web Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Electronics
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Video Processing
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) COBOL
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) C

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) Packet Switching
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) 3G
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) 2.5G
1 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
1 1 (7.14%) GGSN
1 1 (7.14%) SGSN
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.14%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Web Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Video Processing
5 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) V-Model
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) COBOL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) EMC
1 1 (7.14%) Mitel
1 1 (7.14%) NetHawk
1 1 (7.14%) Panasonic