The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 0.85% - 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% - 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £42,500 - £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.79%  

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 114 190 187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newport 96.61% 99.48% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 109 176 166
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 27 June 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%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
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%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Raspberry Pi
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
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%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Raspberry Pi
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%) Functional Testing
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#
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA