The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Engineer
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 68 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 18 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.09% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 0
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 563 516 456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 96.57% 97.18% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 496 439 394
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Basingstoke

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Basingstoke

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Basingstoke

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Basingstoke region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (51.85%) Computer Science
2 13 (48.15%) Degree
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
4 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (40.74%) SDLC
5 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
6 9 (33.33%) QA
6 9 (33.33%) Finance
6 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 9 (33.33%) TDD
6 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 8 (29.63%) Scrum
8 6 (22.22%) Selenium
9 5 (18.52%) Coaching
9 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (11.11%) API Testing
11 3 (11.11%) TestNG
11 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
11 3 (11.11%) Appium
11 3 (11.11%) REST
11 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (11.11%) C#
11 3 (11.11%) Java

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Appium
2 3 (11.11%) TestNG
2 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) REST
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Computer Science
2 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) SDLC
2 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
2 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
4 9 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) Coaching
6 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) API Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C#
1 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £310 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago