Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Farnborough during the 6 months to 21 July 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 > Farnborough
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 74 74
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 0.71% 1.08% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.11% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 5
Farnborough median annual salary £47,500 £35,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.87% +19.17% -40.00%
10th Percentile £40,750 £18,750 £23,400
90th Percentile £53,250 £50,000 £66,600
Hampshire median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% -20.48% +18.57%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Farnborough. 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
Farnborough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 537 721 598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 95.72% 97.43% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 449 606 517
Farnborough median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - -3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,000 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -2.44% +2.50%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Farnborough

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Farnborough

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Farnborough region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) HND
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Military
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) RSpec
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware