Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £50,750 in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 104 80
Rank change year-on-year +6 -24 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.44% 0.19% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.20% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Basingstoke median annual salary £50,750 £31,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.11% +1.61% +3.33%
10th Percentile £39,250 £27,900 £29,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £34,300 £32,500
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year +0.78% -15.13% -2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Basingstoke
Permanent vacancies in Basingstoke with a recognized job title 1090 986 836
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 96.10% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 994 892 666
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +8.75%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings that featured Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Appium
3 3 (60.00%) API Testing
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) TestNG
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) OOP

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 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Appium
3 3 (60.00%) TestNG
4 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) API Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA