The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Test Engineer
England / North East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 79 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.60% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -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 the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 638 715 777
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.65% 96.75% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 583 627 659
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £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 the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in the North East

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in the North East

Test Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +15 4 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 North East region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Data Protection
2 8 (88.89%) WebDriver
3 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Games
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) WCAG
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (11.11%) RSpec
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (88.89%) Selenium
1 8 (88.89%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) RSpec
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Scala
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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