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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 61 81 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.26% 0.15% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.15% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
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
516 659 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 92.64% 96.06% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 434 490 539
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 23 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) TDMA
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Electronics
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
3 3 (23.08%) Military
3 3 (23.08%) HNC
3 3 (23.08%) Information Management
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Communications Security
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TDMA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
2 3 (23.08%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Information Management
1 3 (23.08%) Communications Security
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) HNC