The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 65 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.18% 0.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Test Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
518 456 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 94.87% 98.28% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 408 399 512
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £51,400 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Test Engineer
North East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Online Games
2 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Games
2 4 (66.67%) Games
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Appium
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile First
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) ISO13485
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Appium
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Games
1 4 (66.67%) Online Games
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile First
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sun
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago