The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Fareham 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 / Fareham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 58 45
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fareham 0.43% 0.66% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.66% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £37,500 £33,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -23.29%  
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 Fareham. 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
Fareham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 221 303 247
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fareham 95.26% 99.34% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 200 284 192
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 Fareham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Fareham

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Fareham

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Fareham

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

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 Fareham region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) Selenium
3 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (72.22%) Test Strategy
5 11 (61.11%) Integration Testing
6 9 (50.00%) JIRA
6 9 (50.00%) HP UFT
6 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) HP
7 8 (44.44%) Web Services
7 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
8 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
8 7 (38.89%) Java
8 7 (38.89%) Test Planning
9 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
9 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
9 6 (33.33%) JUnit
9 6 (33.33%) LoadRunner
9 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
9 6 (33.33%) WATIR
10 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
10 5 (27.78%) IntelliJ
10 5 (27.78%) JMeter
10 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
10 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
10 5 (27.78%) JIRA Agile
11 4 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
11 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
11 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

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

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) ATM
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Selenium
2 9 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 9 (50.00%) JIRA
3 6 (33.33%) JUnit
3 6 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 6 (33.33%) WATIR
3 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
4 5 (27.78%) IntelliJ
4 5 (27.78%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (27.78%) JMeter
4 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
5 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (16.67%) TestRail
6 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (11.11%) Robot Framework
7 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.56%) Gatling
7 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Test Strategy
4 11 (61.11%) Integration Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Test Planning
6 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 4 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (16.67%) ERP
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (16.67%) SOA
9 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 3 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Telerik
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago