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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 143 161 148
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 42 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.09% 0.61% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.64% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 45
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £38,650 £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
3655 3417 3966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.03% 95.02% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3170 2841 3274
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Farnborough - 10 £22,000 -
Southampton -14 7 £26,500 -5.35% 1
Eastleigh - 7 £26,500 -
Basingstoke +11 6 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Fareham +6 3 £26,500 - 1
Havant - 1 £36,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.36%) SQL
3 18 (26.87%) Linux
4 17 (25.37%) Java
4 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
5 16 (23.88%) .NET
5 16 (23.88%) C
5 16 (23.88%) Automated Testing
5 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
6 15 (22.39%) Degree
7 14 (20.90%) MySQL
8 13 (19.40%) C#
8 13 (19.40%) Games
8 13 (19.40%) QA
9 12 (17.91%) Validation
9 12 (17.91%) Python
9 12 (17.91%) Test Strategy
10 11 (16.42%) Scrum
10 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
11 10 (14.93%) Programme Management
11 10 (14.93%) Software Testing
11 10 (14.93%) Telelogic
11 10 (14.93%) Test Planning
11 10 (14.93%) Rational DOORS
12 9 (13.43%) Electronics
12 9 (13.43%) C++
12 9 (13.43%) Windows
12 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.43%) Selenium
12 9 (13.43%) Computer Science

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
2 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) ATM
1 1 (1.49%) VPN
1 1 (1.49%) CTI
1 1 (1.49%) MGCP
1 1 (1.49%) RTP
1 1 (1.49%) SS7
1 1 (1.49%) Megaco
1 1 (1.49%) ISUP
1 1 (1.49%) H.323
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) MySQL
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (13.43%) Selenium
3 6 (8.96%) PyUnit
3 6 (8.96%) SoapUI
3 6 (8.96%) NUnit
4 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.46%) LoadUI
5 3 (4.48%) JIRA
6 2 (2.99%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.49%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.49%) Toad
7 1 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.49%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (19.40%) Games
2 9 (13.43%) Electronics
3 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.94%) Finance
4 4 (5.97%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.48%) Military
6 1 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (1.49%) Avionics
6 1 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) J2EE
3 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.99%) REST
4 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.49%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) IPTV
4 1 (1.49%) CPLD
4 1 (1.49%) Physics
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Windows
3 7 (10.45%) UNIX
4 4 (5.97%) Windows NT
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.97%) Android
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
3 16 (23.88%) Automated Testing
4 12 (17.91%) Validation
4 12 (17.91%) Test Strategy
5 11 (16.42%) Scrum
6 10 (14.93%) Software Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Programme Management
6 10 (14.93%) Test Planning
7 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.94%) ITIL
9 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Performance Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.96%) UML
10 6 (8.96%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.46%) User Stories
12 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 17 (25.37%) Java
3 16 (23.88%) C
4 13 (19.40%) C#
5 12 (17.91%) Python
6 9 (13.43%) C++
7 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) Perl
8 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.39%) Degree
3 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) ISEB
5 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Firmware
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Telelogic
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Intel
4 1 (1.49%) Nortel
4 1 (1.49%) BMC
4 1 (1.49%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) Huawei
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Barclaycard
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago