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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 158 181 128
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 34 15 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.86% 0.38% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.40% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 49
Average salary £39,000 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.48% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3723 3733 3806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.94% 94.82% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3054 3197 3303
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 +4 9 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Basingstoke -1 6 £30,000 -11.76%
Havant - 2 £38,750 -
Farnborough +2 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Aldershot -5 1 £38,500 -14.44%
Winchester - 1 £35,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £47,500 -
Romsey - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £32,500 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (35.59%) QA
2 17 (28.81%) Software Testing
3 16 (27.12%) Selenium
4 15 (25.42%) SQL
4 15 (25.42%) Windows
4 15 (25.42%) ISEB
5 13 (22.03%) C#
5 13 (22.03%) C++
5 13 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
6 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
7 11 (18.64%) TDD
7 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
7 11 (18.64%) BDD
7 11 (18.64%) C
7 11 (18.64%) Automation Testing
8 10 (16.95%) User Stories
8 10 (16.95%) Performance Testing
9 9 (15.25%) System Testing
9 9 (15.25%) Retail
9 9 (15.25%) Gherkin
9 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.25%) EFT
9 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
10 8 (13.56%) Regression Testing
10 8 (13.56%) Internet
10 8 (13.56%) Linux
10 8 (13.56%) Ant
10 8 (13.56%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (13.56%) Behat

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (1.69%) Apache
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Internet
2 6 (10.17%) TDMA
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) CTI
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
4 1 (1.69%) 3G
4 1 (1.69%) 2G
4 1 (1.69%) ASN.1
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.69%) 4G
4 1 (1.69%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.69%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.69%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Selenium
2 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.56%) Behat
3 8 (13.56%) Ant
3 8 (13.56%) Maven
4 5 (8.47%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.08%) JIRA
6 3 (5.08%) JMeter
7 2 (3.39%) JUnit
7 2 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (3.39%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.39%) TestNG
7 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.39%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.69%) Hudson
8 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (15.25%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Gherkin
2 7 (11.86%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) .NET
4 2 (3.39%) CGI
5 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) EFT
2 8 (13.56%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) CPLD
5 1 (1.69%) Physics
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) Firmware
5 1 (1.69%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Handset
5 1 (1.69%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Software Testing
2 13 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
3 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
4 11 (18.64%) TDD
4 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
4 11 (18.64%) BDD
4 11 (18.64%) Automation Testing
5 10 (16.95%) User Stories
5 10 (16.95%) Performance Testing
6 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.25%) System Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Test Strategy
7 8 (13.56%) Regression Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.86%) Manual Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.78%) Web Testing
10 2 (3.39%) Test Management
10 2 (3.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) C#
2 13 (22.03%) C++
3 11 (18.64%) C
4 7 (11.86%) Java
5 6 (10.17%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) ISEB
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) EMC
1 2 (3.39%) VMware
2 1 (1.69%) Progress
2 1 (1.69%) Intel
2 1 (1.69%) BMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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