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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 40 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.33% 1.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
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
278 379 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 92.67% 94.75% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 180 269 311
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,400
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 29 May 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 5 (38.46%) UNIX
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Electronics
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Video Processing
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) COBOL
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) 2.5G
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) Packet Switching
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.69%) LTE
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
1 1 (7.69%) GGSN
1 1 (7.69%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Video Processing
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) COBOL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Mitel
1 1 (7.69%) NetHawk
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) EMC
1 1 (7.69%) Panasonic