The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 51 62 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.95% 0.76% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 0.78% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Median salary £25,000 £30,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.03% -18.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

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 451 516 445
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 97.62% 97.91% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 405 435 371
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Basingstoke

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SDLC
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Basingstoke
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 16 days ago