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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 48 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.29% 0.21% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.22% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.96%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.97%
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
333 453 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 95.42% 95.37% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 221 302 392
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Video Processing
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) COBOL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Packet Switching
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) 2.5G
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
1 1 (12.50%) GGSN
1 1 (12.50%) SGSN
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Video Processing
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) COBOL
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) Mitel
1 1 (12.50%) NetHawk
1 1 (12.50%) Panasonic