The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 80 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.65% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.38% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £31,700 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
744 794 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.25% 96.36% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 629 587 535
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in the North East

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the North East

Test Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 2 £33,750 +6.46% 3
Northumberland - 2 - -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago