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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 151 170 171
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 33 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.90% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.72% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 19
Average salary £41,500 £39,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% +34.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £41,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
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
3500 3755 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.50% 94.61% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2858 3160 3047
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
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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 8 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Winchester - 4 £47,500 -
Fareham - 3 £44,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Havant -6 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £55,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) QA
3 25 (32.47%) Selenium
4 22 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 22 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 20 (25.97%) SC Cleared
5 20 (25.97%) Test Strategy
6 19 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (24.68%) Automated Testing
6 19 (24.68%) Validation
7 18 (23.38%) Python
8 16 (20.78%) C
9 15 (19.48%) Java
9 15 (19.48%) ITIL
9 15 (19.48%) Scrum
9 15 (19.48%) Software Testing
9 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (18.18%) ISTQB
10 14 (18.18%) Finance
11 13 (16.88%) Linux
11 13 (16.88%) SoapUI
12 12 (15.58%) Manual Testing
13 11 (14.29%) Telelogic
13 11 (14.29%) ISEB
13 11 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
14 10 (12.99%) Jenkins
14 10 (12.99%) User Stories
14 10 (12.99%) System Integration Testing
14 10 (12.99%) .NET
14 10 (12.99%) C#

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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%) JBoss
1 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.30%) lighttpd
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) ATM
1 4 (5.19%) CTI
2 2 (2.60%) SSH
3 1 (1.30%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) Multicast
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.30%) Broadband
3 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) SNMP
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Selenium
2 13 (16.88%) SoapUI
3 11 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (12.99%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.39%) LoadUI
5 8 (10.39%) Eclipse
6 7 (9.09%) JIRA
7 6 (7.79%) Subversion
8 5 (6.49%) Maven
8 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.49%) HP UFT
8 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.49%) eggPlant
9 4 (5.19%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.90%) NUnit
11 2 (2.60%) JMeter
11 2 (2.60%) Toad
11 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.19%) Games
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.19%) CGI
4 2 (2.60%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) Qt
5 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.19%) Replication
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) UNIX
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Android
3 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) CentOS
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 20 (25.97%) Test Strategy
4 19 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (24.68%) Validation
4 19 (24.68%) Automated Testing
5 15 (19.48%) Scrum
5 15 (19.48%) ITIL
5 15 (19.48%) Software Testing
5 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.58%) Manual Testing
7 10 (12.99%) Integration Testing
7 10 (12.99%) Strategic Planning
7 10 (12.99%) User Stories
7 10 (12.99%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (11.69%) Programme Management
8 9 (11.69%) Regression Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Automation Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Test Planning
10 7 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) Python
2 16 (20.78%) C
3 15 (19.48%) Java
4 10 (12.99%) C#
5 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.09%) Perl
6 7 (9.09%) SQL
7 6 (7.79%) PHP
7 6 (7.79%) C++
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 20 (25.97%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 11 (14.29%) ISEB
5 7 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.49%) Degree
7 4 (5.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (35.06%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Nagios
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Telelogic
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.30%) HP
2 1 (1.30%) Juniper
2 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.30%) QNX
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