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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 156 152 139
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 33 19 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.86% 0.58% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.61% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 53
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,950 £37,500
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
3644 3125 4015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.82% 95.83% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3162 2598 3393
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 January 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 January 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 -3 9 £26,500 -11.66%
Farnborough - 8 £22,000 -
Eastleigh - 7 £26,500 -
Basingstoke -6 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Havant - 2 £34,250 -
Fareham - 1 £28,500 - 1
Hook - 1 £22,500 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (31.03%) Linux
2 17 (29.31%) SQL
3 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) .NET
4 13 (22.41%) C
4 13 (22.41%) Java
4 13 (22.41%) MySQL
4 13 (22.41%) Games
4 13 (22.41%) Degree
5 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 12 (20.69%) Windows
5 12 (20.69%) C#
5 12 (20.69%) Test Automation
5 12 (20.69%) Test Planning
6 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
6 11 (18.97%) Python
6 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
7 10 (17.24%) QA
8 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
8 9 (15.52%) Electronics
9 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
9 8 (13.79%) Validation
9 8 (13.79%) C++
9 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
9 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
10 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
10 7 (12.07%) ISEB
10 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
11 6 (10.34%) UML

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) SaaS
2 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) CTI
2 1 (1.72%) MGCP
2 1 (1.72%) RTP
2 1 (1.72%) SS7
2 1 (1.72%) Megaco
2 1 (1.72%) ISUP
2 1 (1.72%) H.323
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) ATM
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) MySQL
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) NUnit
1 5 (8.62%) Selenium
1 5 (8.62%) PyUnit
2 4 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (5.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.72%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.72%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.72%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (22.41%) Games
2 9 (15.52%) Electronics
3 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 4 (6.90%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.17%) Military
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) J2EE
2 4 (6.90%) CGI
3 2 (3.45%) REST
3 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) PKI
4 1 (1.72%) IPTV
4 1 (1.72%) Physics
4 1 (1.72%) CPLD
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) UNIX
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) Windows NT
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.17%) Android
5 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) Test Automation
2 12 (20.69%) Test Planning
3 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
4 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
5 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.79%) Validation
7 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
8 6 (10.34%) UML
8 6 (10.34%) Scrum
8 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.62%) Manual Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.90%) User Stories
10 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.90%) ERP
11 3 (5.17%) Information Management
11 3 (5.17%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 13 (22.41%) C
2 13 (22.41%) Java
3 12 (20.69%) C#
4 11 (18.97%) Python
5 8 (13.79%) C++
6 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.07%) ISEB
5 3 (5.17%) HNC
5 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.90%) Telelogic
2 3 (5.17%) HP
3 1 (1.72%) NEC
3 1 (1.72%) Intel
3 1 (1.72%) Nortel
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco
3 1 (1.72%) BMC
3 1 (1.72%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.72%) Huawei
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