The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 132 173 183
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 64 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.76% 0.70% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.74% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 55 22 12
Average salary £41,500 £39,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% -1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,400 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3444 3773 3755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.95% 94.61% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2830 3049 3221
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Hampshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +18 21 £30,500 -28.23% 2
Fareham +21 5 £41,250 +26.92% 4
Winchester +4 5 £41,250 +17.85%
Aldershot -3 4 £45,000 +16.88%
Portsmouth +23 2 - - 1
Havant -3 2 £29,500 -23.87% 1
Farnborough -15 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Andover - 1 - -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 40 (43.01%) Selenium
2 38 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (39.78%) Software Testing
4 31 (33.33%) QA
4 31 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 27 (29.03%) Security Cleared
6 26 (27.96%) SC Cleared
7 25 (26.88%) ISEB
8 24 (25.81%) C#
9 23 (24.73%) Windows
9 23 (24.73%) SDLC
10 21 (22.58%) SQL
10 21 (22.58%) Scrum
11 19 (20.43%) Test Scripting
11 19 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (19.35%) Python
12 18 (19.35%) Manual Testing
12 18 (19.35%) Test Strategy
13 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
13 17 (18.28%) TDD
14 16 (17.20%) Automated Testing
14 16 (17.20%) Validation
14 16 (17.20%) C
14 16 (17.20%) SoapUI
14 16 (17.20%) Test Planning
15 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
16 14 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (15.05%) Regression Testing
16 14 (15.05%) BDD
17 13 (13.98%) ITIL

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (1.08%) JBoss
1 1 (1.08%) lighttpd
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) CTI
2 3 (3.23%) ATM
3 1 (1.08%) Broadband
3 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.08%) SNMP
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.08%) SSH
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (43.01%) Selenium
2 16 (17.20%) SoapUI
3 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.90%) WebDriver
5 7 (7.53%) Subversion
5 7 (7.53%) HP UFT
5 7 (7.53%) JIRA
6 6 (6.45%) eggPlant
6 6 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.45%) NUnit
6 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
7 5 (5.38%) Maven
7 5 (5.38%) LoadRunner
7 5 (5.38%) JMeter
8 4 (4.30%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (3.23%) LoadUI
9 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.15%) MSTest
10 2 (2.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) CGI
2 6 (6.45%) HTML
3 5 (5.38%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.30%) .NET
5 2 (2.15%) XML
6 1 (1.08%) CSS
6 1 (1.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.08%) WCF
6 1 (1.08%) Qt
6 1 (1.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Replication
2 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) UNIX
3 7 (7.53%) Linux
4 4 (4.30%) Android
4 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) AIX
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (39.78%) Software Testing
3 23 (24.73%) SDLC
4 21 (22.58%) Scrum
5 19 (20.43%) Test Scripting
5 19 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (19.35%) Manual Testing
6 18 (19.35%) Test Strategy
7 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
7 17 (18.28%) TDD
8 16 (17.20%) Automated Testing
8 16 (17.20%) Validation
8 16 (17.20%) Test Planning
9 14 (15.05%) BDD
9 14 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (15.05%) Regression Testing
10 13 (13.98%) ITIL
11 11 (11.83%) Performance Testing
11 11 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (10.75%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.81%) C#
2 21 (22.58%) SQL
3 18 (19.35%) Python
4 16 (17.20%) C
5 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 9 (9.68%) Java
7 8 (8.60%) Perl
8 6 (6.45%) PHP
9 5 (5.38%) C++
10 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.08%) Ruby
11 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 27 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 26 (27.96%) SC Cleared
4 25 (26.88%) ISEB
5 11 (11.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (7.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (4.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) HP
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle
4 4 (4.30%) Telelogic
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.08%) Juniper
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.08%) QNX
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 22-30 days hol, pension and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago