The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 27 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 160 162
Rank change year-on-year +35 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 51 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.73% 0.89% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 0.91% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 48 21 23
Median salary £37,500 £32,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.18% -22.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2851 3397 3592
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.78% 97.61% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2530 2964 2949
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £56,750
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 Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Hampshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Hampshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Hampshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +25 19 £30,500 -2.40% 1
Basingstoke +21 18 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Farnborough +5 3 £48,750 +80.55% 1
Portsmouth -6 3 £40,000 +45.45%
Andover - 2 £50,000 -
Fareham +19 1 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Winchester -3 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hampshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 91 (78.45%) Test Automation
2 82 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (57.76%) Selenium
4 56 (48.28%) Software Testing
5 45 (38.79%) C#
6 41 (35.34%) SoapUI
7 39 (33.62%) Scrum
8 38 (32.76%) Test Strategy
9 36 (31.03%) ISTQB
9 36 (31.03%) Performance Testing
10 34 (29.31%) Test Scripting
11 32 (27.59%) Degree
12 31 (26.72%) Regression Testing
13 30 (25.86%) ISEB
13 30 (25.86%) Java
13 30 (25.86%) SQL
13 30 (25.86%) SDLC
14 28 (24.14%) Manual Testing
15 27 (23.28%) TDD
15 27 (23.28%) WebDriver
16 26 (22.41%) QA
17 25 (21.55%) Windows
17 25 (21.55%) Test Planning
18 23 (19.83%) HP UFT
18 23 (19.83%) JIRA
19 22 (18.97%) Unit Testing
19 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
20 21 (18.10%) Web Services
20 21 (18.10%) T-SQL
21 20 (17.24%) Exploratory Testing

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.86%) Confluence
1 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SAP CAR
1 2 (1.72%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Skype
2 1 (0.86%) ATM
2 1 (0.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) VLAN
2 1 (0.86%) Wireless
2 1 (0.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) MySQL
2 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 67 (57.76%) Selenium
2 41 (35.34%) SoapUI
3 27 (23.28%) WebDriver
4 23 (19.83%) HP UFT
4 23 (19.83%) JIRA
5 18 (15.52%) JMeter
5 18 (15.52%) LoadRunner
6 17 (14.66%) Visual Studio
7 15 (12.93%) Eclipse
7 15 (12.93%) IntelliJ
7 15 (12.93%) JIRA Agile
8 11 (9.48%) Zephyr
9 5 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (4.31%) JUnit
9 5 (4.31%) WATIR
10 4 (3.45%) Codeception
10 4 (3.45%) PHPUnit
11 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.59%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (2.59%) TestRail
General
1 19 (16.38%) Retail
2 15 (12.93%) Back Office
3 14 (12.07%) Finance
4 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Electronics
6 2 (1.72%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.10%) Web Services
2 11 (9.48%) JMS
3 6 (5.17%) .NET
4 3 (2.59%) REST
5 2 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.86%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.86%) HTML
6 1 (0.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.86%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (0.86%) Fintech
3 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.86%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.55%) Windows
2 9 (7.76%) Linux
3 2 (1.72%) Android
3 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (78.45%) Test Automation
2 82 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (48.28%) Software Testing
4 39 (33.62%) Scrum
5 38 (32.76%) Test Strategy
6 36 (31.03%) Performance Testing
7 34 (29.31%) Test Scripting
8 31 (26.72%) Regression Testing
9 30 (25.86%) SDLC
10 28 (24.14%) Manual Testing
11 27 (23.28%) TDD
12 25 (21.55%) Test Planning
13 22 (18.97%) Unit Testing
14 20 (17.24%) Exploratory Testing
15 16 (13.79%) BDD
16 15 (12.93%) Integration Testing
17 11 (9.48%) Kanban
17 11 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
18 10 (8.62%) Matrix Organization
19 8 (6.90%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) C#
2 30 (25.86%) Java
2 30 (25.86%) SQL
3 21 (18.10%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.90%) C
5 7 (6.03%) Ruby
6 5 (4.31%) Python
7 4 (3.45%) PHP
8 3 (2.59%) Perl
9 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.72%) C++
9 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) F#
Qualifications
1 36 (31.03%) ISTQB
2 32 (27.59%) Degree
3 30 (25.86%) ISEB
4 18 (15.52%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
7 7 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.72%) HND
9 1 (0.86%) HNC
9 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.52%) HP
3 3 (2.59%) SAP
4 2 (1.72%) Dynatrace
4 2 (1.72%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco
5 1 (0.86%) Huawei
5 1 (0.86%) Juniper
5 1 (0.86%) Meraki
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle
5 1 (0.86%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (0.86%) Telerik
5 1 (0.86%) VMware
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £310 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago