The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Farnborough region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 49 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.76% 5.54% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 5.65% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 8
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%

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
333 283 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 97.94% 97.92% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 273 231 145
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of job ads across the Farnborough region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Farnborough region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) ISEB
3 7 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) WatiN
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) JIRA
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
6 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) JMeter
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) iPad

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) CTI
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) WatiN
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 2 (14.29%) TestNG
6 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Polycom
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