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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 126 164 156
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 62 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.87% 0.92% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 0.94% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54 35 21
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
3223 3723 3213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.40% 97.72% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2846 3210 2680
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Farnborough -17 10 £33,500 +52.27%
Basingstoke +16 9 £30,500 -18.66% 1
Aldershot - 6 £42,500 -
Southampton +2 4 £45,000 +69.81%
Fareham +6 3 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Portsmouth - 2 £22,500 - 1
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 63 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (51.72%) Selenium
3 41 (35.34%) TDD
4 36 (31.03%) ISTQB
5 33 (28.45%) Software Testing
6 32 (27.59%) Scrum
6 32 (27.59%) BDD
7 31 (26.72%) C#
7 31 (26.72%) Windows
8 30 (25.86%) SQL
8 30 (25.86%) Automation Testing
9 29 (25.00%) Linux
9 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 28 (24.14%) QA
11 27 (23.28%) Security Cleared
11 27 (23.28%) Web Testing
11 27 (23.28%) HP UFT
12 26 (22.41%) Cucumber
12 26 (22.41%) Test Automation
13 25 (21.55%) Software Engineering
14 23 (19.83%) Python
14 23 (19.83%) SDLC
15 22 (18.97%) Bugzilla
15 22 (18.97%) Test Scripting
16 21 (18.10%) Test Strategy
16 21 (18.10%) WebDriver
17 20 (17.24%) JIRA
17 20 (17.24%) T-SQL
18 19 (16.38%) ITIL
18 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 9 (7.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.34%) MySQL
2 12 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.31%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 60 (51.72%) Selenium
2 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 27 (23.28%) HP UFT
4 26 (22.41%) Cucumber
5 22 (18.97%) Bugzilla
6 21 (18.10%) WebDriver
7 20 (17.24%) JIRA
8 17 (14.66%) SoapUI
9 14 (12.07%) FitNesse
10 12 (10.34%) Subversion
11 11 (9.48%) Jenkins
12 10 (8.62%) Ranorex
12 10 (8.62%) Testopia
13 9 (7.76%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (6.90%) Maven
14 8 (6.90%) NUnit
15 6 (5.17%) JMeter
16 5 (4.31%) TestDirector
17 4 (3.45%) PHPUnit
18 3 (2.59%) MSTest
General
1 8 (6.90%) Manufacturing
1 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.59%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) Publishing
4 2 (1.72%) Electronics
4 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) .NET
1 7 (6.03%) HTML
2 6 (5.17%) CGI
3 5 (4.31%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.45%) CSS
4 4 (3.45%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (1.72%) Ajax
5 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.72%) jQuery
5 2 (1.72%) REST
6 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) IVR
1 12 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.03%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (5.17%) Replication
4 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Contactless
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Windows
2 29 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.31%) AIX
4 5 (4.31%) Unix
4 5 (4.31%) Windows NT
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.72%) Android
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.34%) TDD
3 33 (28.45%) Software Testing
4 32 (27.59%) BDD
4 32 (27.59%) Scrum
5 30 (25.86%) Automation Testing
6 27 (23.28%) Web Testing
7 26 (22.41%) Test Automation
8 25 (21.55%) Software Engineering
9 23 (19.83%) SDLC
10 22 (18.97%) Test Scripting
11 21 (18.10%) Test Strategy
12 19 (16.38%) Functional Testing
12 19 (16.38%) ITIL
13 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (12.93%) Test Planning
14 14 (12.07%) Waterfall
15 13 (11.21%) E-Commerce
15 13 (11.21%) Manual Testing
16 12 (10.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.72%) C#
2 30 (25.86%) SQL
3 23 (19.83%) Python
4 20 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 17 (14.66%) Bash Shell
5 17 (14.66%) Ruby
6 16 (13.79%) Java
7 14 (12.07%) C
8 10 (8.62%) Groovy
9 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (31.03%) ISTQB
2 27 (23.28%) Security Cleared
3 17 (14.66%) Degree
4 16 (13.79%) SC Cleared
5 15 (12.93%) ISEB
6 13 (11.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.14%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle
3 9 (7.76%) HP
3 9 (7.76%) Telelogic
4 2 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (0.86%) Telerik
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