The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 56 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.51% 0.18% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.19% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £33,750 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
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
372 538 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.66% 96.42% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 311 361 353
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago