The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Southampton region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 50 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 20 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.28% 0.88% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 0.89% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 7
Median salary £33,750 £35,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +32.07%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
579 783 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.92% 98.86% 99.37%
Number of salaries quoted 530 742 774
Median salary £39,000 £41,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.87% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Southampton region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Southampton

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 14 (70.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) Windows
4 13 (65.00%) SQL
4 13 (65.00%) Scrum
4 13 (65.00%) Selenium
4 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (55.00%) ISEB
6 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
7 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (45.00%) SoapUI
7 9 (45.00%) SDLC
8 8 (40.00%) Retail
8 8 (40.00%) Test Planning
9 7 (35.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
9 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
10 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (30.00%) QA
10 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
10 6 (30.00%) Degree
10 6 (30.00%) Back Office
11 5 (25.00%) TDD
11 5 (25.00%) Web Testing
11 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (25.00%) BDD
12 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
12 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Selenium
2 9 (45.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Moq
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (5.00%) TestRail
4 1 (5.00%) WATIR
4 1 (5.00%) YouTrack
General
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (45.00%) SDLC
6 8 (40.00%) Test Planning
7 7 (35.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
9 5 (25.00%) BDD
9 5 (25.00%) TDD
9 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (25.00%) Web Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Analytics
10 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
10 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 4 (20.00%) OOP
10 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 4 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Telerik
2 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
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