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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 139 160 184
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 49 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.37% 0.86% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.91% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40 31 15
Average salary £33,750 £39,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +34.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £30,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
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
3410 3736 3733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.25% 94.27% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2764 3067 3197
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +12 18 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Winchester -4 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Fareham +24 3 £44,000 +35.38% 1
Portsmouth +21 2 - -
Aldershot +1 2 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Havant +1 1 - -
Andover - 1 - -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) QA
2 31 (36.47%) Selenium
3 30 (35.29%) Software Testing
4 29 (34.12%) Security Cleared
5 27 (31.76%) SC Cleared
6 22 (25.88%) ISTQB
6 22 (25.88%) Test Strategy
7 21 (24.71%) Scrum
8 20 (23.53%) C
8 20 (23.53%) Validation
9 19 (22.35%) ISEB
9 19 (22.35%) Python
9 19 (22.35%) Test Automation
9 19 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (21.18%) Automated Testing
11 17 (20.00%) ITIL
11 17 (20.00%) SDLC
12 16 (18.82%) C#
12 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (17.65%) Manual Testing
13 15 (17.65%) Finance
13 15 (17.65%) SoapUI
14 14 (16.47%) Test Planning
14 14 (16.47%) Windows
15 13 (15.29%) Regression Testing
16 12 (14.12%) Test Scripting
17 11 (12.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
17 11 (12.94%) SQL

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (1.18%) JBoss
1 1 (1.18%) lighttpd
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) CTI
2 3 (3.53%) ATM
3 2 (2.35%) SSH
4 1 (1.18%) Network Security
4 1 (1.18%) Multicast
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.18%) Broadband
4 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.18%) HTTP
4 1 (1.18%) SNMP
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (36.47%) Selenium
2 15 (17.65%) SoapUI
3 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (8.24%) LoadUI
5 7 (8.24%) Subversion
5 7 (8.24%) JIRA
5 7 (8.24%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.06%) WebDriver
6 6 (7.06%) eggPlant
7 5 (5.88%) Maven
7 5 (5.88%) NUnit
7 5 (5.88%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.53%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.35%) JMeter
9 2 (2.35%) Toad
9 2 (2.35%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) CGI
2 5 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.71%) .NET
4 2 (2.35%) HTML
4 2 (2.35%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) SOAP
5 1 (1.18%) Qt
5 1 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.24%) Replication
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) UNIX
3 7 (8.24%) Linux
4 4 (4.71%) Android
4 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) CentOS
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 22 (25.88%) Test Strategy
4 21 (24.71%) Scrum
5 20 (23.53%) Validation
6 19 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (22.35%) Test Automation
7 18 (21.18%) Automated Testing
8 17 (20.00%) ITIL
8 17 (20.00%) SDLC
9 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (17.65%) Manual Testing
11 14 (16.47%) Test Planning
12 13 (15.29%) Regression Testing
13 12 (14.12%) Test Scripting
14 10 (11.76%) BDD
14 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (11.76%) User Stories
14 10 (11.76%) Integration Testing
15 9 (10.59%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) C
2 19 (22.35%) Python
3 16 (18.82%) C#
4 11 (12.94%) SQL
5 9 (10.59%) Java
6 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.41%) Perl
7 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.06%) C++
8 6 (7.06%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) Security Cleared
2 27 (31.76%) SC Cleared
3 22 (25.88%) ISTQB
4 19 (22.35%) ISEB
5 11 (12.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (8.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (36.47%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Nagios
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Telelogic
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) HP
4 1 (1.18%) Juniper
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.18%) QNX
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £28k - £32k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago