The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North East region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 78 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.38% 0.64% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.66% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £31,700
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.36%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
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
751 759 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 93.88% 96.93% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 665 634 584
Median salary £37,906 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.23% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -4 3 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Online Games
3 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Games
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Appium
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile First

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Appium
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Games
1 2 (50.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
Newcastle, Staffordshire
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