Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Test Engineer
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 51 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 -15 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 0.57% 0.98% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.00% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 17
Newport median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% +9.38%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,450 £33,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £51,750 £43,250
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% +6.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newport. 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
Newport
Permanent vacancies in Newport with a recognized job title 343 402 384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.00% 98.29% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 326 373 338
Newport median annual salary £39,250 £41,500 £36,779
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.42% +12.84% +8.17%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £26,675
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

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 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Teamcenter
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Context-Driven Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Context-Driven Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA