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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
England / North East
Rank 68 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.74% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%

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
647 593 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.99% 97.37% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 535 517 540
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +2 4 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Durham - 1 £35,000 -
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) OOP
4 4 (40.00%) Sun
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile Games
4 4 (40.00%) Games
4 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Online Games
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) Appium
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile First
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (40.00%) High Availability

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 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Appium
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile Games
1 4 (40.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Coaching
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile First
3 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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