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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 142 158 170
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 41 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.09% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.72% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 18
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £39,400 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3592 3896 3742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.61% 94.45% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3023 3325 3052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Farnborough - 6 £28,750 -
Southampton -12 5 £29,500 +3.50%
Basingstoke +21 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Fareham +6 2 £26,500 -
Eastleigh - 2 £26,500 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) Automated Testing
3 21 (27.27%) Java
3 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 21 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 20 (25.97%) C
5 19 (24.68%) .NET
5 19 (24.68%) QA
6 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
7 17 (22.08%) Scrum
8 16 (20.78%) Validation
8 16 (20.78%) C#
9 15 (19.48%) SQL
9 15 (19.48%) Python
9 15 (19.48%) Manual Testing
9 15 (19.48%) Selenium
10 14 (18.18%) Degree
10 14 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (18.18%) Telelogic
10 14 (18.18%) Programme Management
10 14 (18.18%) Linux
10 14 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (16.88%) SoapUI
11 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
11 13 (16.88%) Test Planning
11 13 (16.88%) C++
12 12 (15.58%) ITIL
12 12 (15.58%) MySQL
12 12 (15.58%) Finance
12 12 (15.58%) Integration Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) SSH
2 1 (1.30%) Network Security
2 1 (1.30%) ATM
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) VPN
2 1 (1.30%) CTI
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) MGCP
2 1 (1.30%) RTP
2 1 (1.30%) SS7
2 1 (1.30%) Megaco
2 1 (1.30%) ISUP
2 1 (1.30%) H.323
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) MySQL
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Selenium
2 14 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (16.88%) SoapUI
4 8 (10.39%) LoadUI
4 8 (10.39%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.79%) NUnit
5 6 (7.79%) PyUnit
6 3 (3.90%) JIRA
7 2 (2.60%) Toad
7 2 (2.60%) TestDirector
7 2 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.30%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.30%) Maven
8 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.30%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Games
3 6 (7.79%) Electronics
3 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Military
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) J2EE
3 3 (3.90%) REST
4 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.30%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Replication
3 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.30%) PKI
3 1 (1.30%) IPTV
3 1 (1.30%) CPLD
3 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.30%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
3 8 (10.39%) UNIX
4 7 (9.09%) Android
4 7 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.19%) Windows NT
5 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) Automated Testing
3 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 21 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 17 (22.08%) Scrum
5 16 (20.78%) Validation
6 15 (19.48%) Manual Testing
7 14 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (18.18%) Programme Management
8 13 (16.88%) Test Planning
9 12 (15.58%) ITIL
9 12 (15.58%) Integration Testing
10 10 (12.99%) Strategic Planning
10 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
11 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
12 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (10.39%) User Stories
13 7 (9.09%) Performance Testing
14 6 (7.79%) UML
15 4 (5.19%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) Java
2 20 (25.97%) C
3 16 (20.78%) C#
4 15 (19.48%) SQL
4 15 (19.48%) Python
5 13 (16.88%) C++
6 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.90%) Perl
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.18%) Degree
3 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.69%) ISEB
5 7 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Firmware
1 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Telelogic
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) Intel
4 1 (1.30%) Nortel
4 1 (1.30%) BMC
4 1 (1.30%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco
4 1 (1.30%) Huawei
Hampshire
Harris Global
Salary: £300.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago