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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 52 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.62% 0.38% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.39% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
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
310 254 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 95.38% 96.58% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 265 204 155
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Toad
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) HP