The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 158 160 119
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 28 20 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.67% 0.51% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.53% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 59
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £38,250 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3965 3750 3969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.45% 95.71% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 3059 3451
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Engineer
South East

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +5 13 £28,500 +3.63%
Basingstoke +9 2 £32,500 - 1
Fareham - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £27,500 -
Hook - 1 £27,500 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 19 (43.18%) QA
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) ISEB
3 15 (34.09%) Performance Testing
4 14 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 14 (31.82%) C#
5 11 (25.00%) Retail
6 10 (22.73%) EFT
7 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.91%) Linux
7 7 (15.91%) Selenium
7 7 (15.91%) Use Case
8 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 6 (13.64%) C
9 5 (11.36%) Windows
9 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
9 5 (11.36%) Scrum
9 5 (11.36%) C++
9 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Java
10 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.82%) TDD
11 3 (6.82%) TDMA
11 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
11 3 (6.82%) Python
11 3 (6.82%) BDD
11 3 (6.82%) Degree

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) SAS
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) TDMA
2 2 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.27%) 2G
3 1 (2.27%) CDMA
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) 3G
3 1 (2.27%) 4G
3 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Selenium
2 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.55%) Behat
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Ant
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
3 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Hudson
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (25.00%) Retail
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) EFT
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Wiki
4 1 (2.27%) EMV
4 1 (2.27%) Handset
4 1 (2.27%) Firmware
4 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Performance Testing
2 14 (31.82%) Test Scripting
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Use Case
4 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Scrum
5 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.82%) TDD
7 3 (6.82%) BDD
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Web Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.27%) Data Management
9 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) C#
3 6 (13.64%) C
4 5 (11.36%) C++
5 4 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (6.82%) Python
7 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (43.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) EMC
2 1 (2.27%) BMC
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Progress
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Intel
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + £5k and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago