The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Newport 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 7 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 17 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 12.50% 1.39% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.82% 1.50% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 2
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Test Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newport 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
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
123 133 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 90.44% 92.36% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 111 128 117
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Newport

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Newport 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 14 (70.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (45.00%) Groovy
4 8 (40.00%) Korn
4 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) C++
5 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) JUnit
6 6 (30.00%) Selenium
7 5 (25.00%) Objective-C
7 5 (25.00%) Perl
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) Android
7 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (20.00%) iOS SDK
8 4 (20.00%) BDD
8 4 (20.00%) C
8 4 (20.00%) HTTP
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Perforce
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Newport 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (30.00%) JUnit
2 6 (30.00%) Selenium
3 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
5 1 (5.00%) JBehave
5 1 (5.00%) Calabash
5 1 (5.00%) eggPlant
General
1 3 (15.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) iOS SDK
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) V-Model
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (45.00%) Groovy
4 8 (40.00%) Korn
4 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (35.00%) C++
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Objective-C
7 5 (25.00%) Perl
7 5 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) C
9 3 (15.00%) Ruby
10 2 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Perforce
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
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