Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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

Test Engineer
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 68 83
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.15% 1.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.28% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +77.78% -47.06%
10th Percentile £38,750 £34,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £23,750
Hampshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +11.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 645 625 697
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.54% 98.89% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 540 577 635
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,674
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.02% +4.19%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,525 £60,000 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.20% -2.35% +6.25%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Portsmouth

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Portsmouth

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Portsmouth region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Trac
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Trac
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared