Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 60 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 11 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 2.43% 1.56% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.59% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 12
Newbury median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +27.66% +0.71%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £52,375
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Newbury
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 447 565 588
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 98.68% 97.92% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 356 471 406
Newbury median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £24,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

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
Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Newbury over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Newbury

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Newbury region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) ISEB
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) QA
4 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
5 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (36.36%) BroadSoft
5 4 (36.36%) 4G
5 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
5 4 (36.36%) MVNO
5 4 (36.36%) VoLTE
5 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
5 4 (36.36%) 3G
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) SAP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) 3G
1 4 (36.36%) 4G
1 4 (36.36%) MPLS
1 4 (36.36%) MVNO
1 4 (36.36%) VoLTE
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) Appium
3 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
4 1 (9.09%) NUnit
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) TestNG
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) User Stories
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) BroadSoft
1 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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