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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 0.47% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
201 156 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 93.93% 94.55% 99.08%
Number of salaries quoted 191 118 92
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £42,500 £55,000
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 27 March 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%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Bug Management
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Korn
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) DTV
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) TestLink
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) DTV
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Bug Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Korn
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per hour, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
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