The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank - - 61
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
471 354 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 93.27% 98.61% 98.61%
Number of salaries quoted 405 291 429
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
Tyne and Wear
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago