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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 155 179 141
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 35 15 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.88% 0.38% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.40% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 32 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 £44,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3725 3729 3810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.97% 94.79% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3047 3201 3304
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 28 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 28 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 +5 10 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Basingstoke -1 6 £30,000 -11.76%
Havant - 2 £38,750 -
Farnborough +3 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 28 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 22 (37.29%) QA
2 17 (28.81%) Selenium
3 16 (27.12%) Software Testing
4 15 (25.42%) Windows
4 15 (25.42%) ISEB
5 14 (23.73%) SQL
5 14 (23.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
6 13 (22.03%) C#
6 13 (22.03%) C++
7 12 (20.34%) BDD
7 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
7 12 (20.34%) TDD
7 12 (20.34%) Automation Testing
8 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
8 11 (18.64%) User Stories
8 11 (18.64%) C
9 10 (16.95%) Gherkin
9 10 (16.95%) System Testing
9 10 (16.95%) Performance Testing
10 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (15.25%) Retail
10 9 (15.25%) Test Strategy
10 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (15.25%) EFT
10 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
11 8 (13.56%) Regression Testing
11 8 (13.56%) Internet
11 8 (13.56%) Linux
11 8 (13.56%) Ant

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (3.39%) 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%) 4G
4 1 (1.69%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.69%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.69%) InfiniBand
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.69%) 3G
4 1 (1.69%) 2G
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
4 1 (1.69%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Selenium
2 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.56%) Ant
3 8 (13.56%) Behat
3 8 (13.56%) Maven
4 5 (8.47%) WebDriver
4 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.78%) JIRA
6 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.08%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (5.08%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.08%) JMeter
7 2 (3.39%) JUnit
7 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.39%) TestNG
8 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.69%) Hudson
General
1 9 (15.25%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) Gherkin
2 7 (11.86%) Web Services
3 3 (5.08%) .NET
4 2 (3.39%) CGI
5 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) EFT
2 8 (13.56%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
6 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.69%) CPLD
6 1 (1.69%) Physics
6 1 (1.69%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.69%) EMV
6 1 (1.69%) Firmware
6 1 (1.69%) Handset
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
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 16 (27.12%) Software Testing
2 14 (23.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
4 12 (20.34%) BDD
4 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
4 12 (20.34%) TDD
4 12 (20.34%) Automation Testing
5 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
5 11 (18.64%) User Stories
6 10 (16.95%) System Testing
6 10 (16.95%) Performance Testing
7 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.25%) Test Strategy
7 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.56%) Regression Testing
9 7 (11.86%) Manual Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Web Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (5.08%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) C#
2 13 (22.03%) C++
3 11 (18.64%) C
4 7 (11.86%) Python
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 4 (6.78%) 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%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) vSphere
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) VMware
1 2 (3.39%) EMC
2 1 (1.69%) Intel
2 1 (1.69%) BMC
2 1 (1.69%) Progress
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago