The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 52 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.44% 1.72% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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 Farnborough 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
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
344 229 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 98.85% 98.28% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 299 195 203
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Farnborough

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Ruby
2 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 9 (56.25%) Test Strategy
3 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) FitNesse
4 8 (50.00%) Web Testing
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (25.00%) Telelogic
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) ISEB
7 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) System Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (12.50%) Software Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) FitNesse
3 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
2 9 (56.25%) BDD
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) Test Strategy
3 8 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
1 10 (62.50%) Python
1 10 (62.50%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Telelogic
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
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