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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 170 181 130
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 28 13 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.71% 0.32% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.34% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 51
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £49,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
3702 3856 3969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.13% 95.14% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2989 3310 3402
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 +11 10 £42,500 +51.78%
Basingstoke -1 4 £30,000 -11.76%
Havant - 2 £38,750 -
Farnborough -4 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Aldershot -6 1 £38,500 -14.44%
Portsmouth -15 1 £47,500 -11.62%
Romsey - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £32,500 -
Winchester - 1 £35,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (35.71%) QA
2 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
2 17 (30.36%) Windows
3 16 (28.57%) Selenium
4 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (23.21%) ISEB
6 12 (21.43%) C++
7 11 (19.64%) Regression Testing
7 11 (19.64%) C
7 11 (19.64%) Automated Testing
7 11 (19.64%) TDD
7 11 (19.64%) BDD
7 11 (19.64%) User Stories
7 11 (19.64%) Automation Testing
8 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
8 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
8 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
8 10 (17.86%) System Testing
8 10 (17.86%) C#
8 10 (17.86%) SQL
9 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
10 8 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.29%) Internet
11 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.50%) Ant
11 7 (12.50%) Linux
11 7 (12.50%) Python

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Internet
2 6 (10.71%) TDMA
3 4 (7.14%) CTI
4 2 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (1.79%) 3G
5 1 (1.79%) 2G
5 1 (1.79%) ASN.1
5 1 (1.79%) Network Security
5 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.79%) 4G
5 1 (1.79%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.79%) WinSCP
5 1 (1.79%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Selenium
2 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.50%) Ant
3 7 (12.50%) Maven
3 7 (12.50%) Behat
4 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.14%) JIRA
6 3 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.36%) JMeter
6 3 (5.36%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.57%) TestNG
7 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.57%) JUnit
8 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.79%) NUnit
8 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Electronics
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
2 7 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) CGI
4 3 (5.36%) .NET
5 1 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (10.71%) EFT
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
3 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) CPLD
5 1 (1.79%) Physics
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
5 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Handset
5 1 (1.79%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) UNIX
4 2 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
2 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (19.64%) Automated Testing
3 11 (19.64%) Regression Testing
3 11 (19.64%) TDD
3 11 (19.64%) BDD
3 11 (19.64%) User Stories
3 11 (19.64%) Automation Testing
4 10 (17.86%) System Testing
4 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
4 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
6 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Web Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Test Management
10 3 (5.36%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) C++
2 11 (19.64%) C
3 10 (17.86%) C#
3 10 (17.86%) SQL
4 7 (12.50%) Python
5 5 (8.93%) Java
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) ISEB
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) VMware
2 1 (1.79%) Progress
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) EMC
2 1 (1.79%) Intel
2 1 (1.79%) BMC
2 1 (1.79%) NEC
Farnborough, Hampshire
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