Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Engineer
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 52 69
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 0.93% 1.27% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.32% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 6
Newbury median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,125 £26,625
90th Percentile £42,500 £39,250 £47,500
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +16.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Newbury
Permanent vacancies in Newbury with a recognized job title 609 379 595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 96.44% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 533 344 499
Newbury median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,400 £24,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,625 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

Job postings that featured Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newbury.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Newbury

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Newbury

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Newbury region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Big Data
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 2 (33.33%) GitLab
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) GitLab
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Appium
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP