The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 57 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.86% 0.48% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.50% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Test Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
426 601 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 91.42% 95.70% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 357 471 656
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (84.62%) C#
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Manual Testing
3 9 (69.23%) C++
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (53.85%) Android
5 7 (53.85%) ISEB
5 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
5 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
5 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
5 7 (53.85%) User Stories
5 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
6 6 (46.15%) PyUnit
6 6 (46.15%) NUnit
6 6 (46.15%) Electronics
6 6 (46.15%) C
6 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 2 (15.38%) Communications Security
8 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) NUnit
1 6 (46.15%) PyUnit
General
1 6 (46.15%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 2 (15.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Android
1 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Manual Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) User Stories
2 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Communications Security
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Information Management
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) HNC
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared