The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South Wales / Newport
Rank 35 29 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 0.56% 3.63% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 3.67% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newport. 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
Newport
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170 245 195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newport 94.97% 98.79% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 158 229 186
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +4.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newport that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Newport

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Newport

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Newport region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Raspberry Pi

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Newport 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 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Raspberry Pi
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND