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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 28 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 1.52% 0.44% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.47% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -32.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £22,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £22,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
198 212 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 100.00% 93.81% 98.94%
Number of salaries quoted 157 196 176
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 12 (70.59%) Java
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Korn
3 8 (47.06%) Groovy
3 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
4 7 (41.18%) JUnit
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) C++
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (29.41%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) Perl
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
7 4 (23.53%) HTTP
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) Selenium
7 4 (23.53%) Perforce
7 4 (23.53%) Android
7 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
8 3 (17.65%) iOS SDK
8 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Spock

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JUnit
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) Spock
5 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) JMeter
6 1 (5.88%) TestLink
General
1 3 (17.65%) Multimedia
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Android
4 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
2 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Bug Management
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Korn
3 8 (47.06%) Groovy
3 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) C++
6 5 (29.41%) Perl
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
8 3 (17.65%) Ruby
8 3 (17.65%) C
8 3 (17.65%) C#
9 2 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Perforce