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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 32 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 1.64% 2.22% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.29% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
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
177 131 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 96.72% 97.04% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 163 110 111
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,388 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) DTV
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Bug Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat