The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 55 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.04% 1.44% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.51% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.37%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Test Engineer
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
455 398 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.79% 95.22% 98.56%
Number of salaries quoted 382 331 382
Median salary £37,626 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Online Games
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Games
2 4 (80.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) Appium
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile First
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) ISO13485
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Appium
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Games
1 4 (80.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile First
1 4 (80.00%) OOP
1 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sun