The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 68 50 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.25% 1.74% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.86% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Test Engineer
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
702 485 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 97.36% 93.81% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 611 427 622
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Guildford

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (88.46%) SQL
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) Degree
2 21 (80.77%) Selenium
3 20 (76.92%) C#
3 20 (76.92%) XML
3 20 (76.92%) Automated Testing
3 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 20 (76.92%) Computer Science
3 20 (76.92%) QA
3 20 (76.92%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
6 5 (19.23%) Web Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (11.54%) Java
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
8 2 (7.69%) C++
8 2 (7.69%) Perl
8 2 (7.69%) Python
8 2 (7.69%) HTTP
8 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (7.69%) Finance
8 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (3.85%) C
9 1 (3.85%) MySQL
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle
9 1 (3.85%) HND

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Liquibase
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) XML
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (76.92%) Computer Science
1 20 (76.92%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Automated Testing
1 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Web Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.85%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 20 (76.92%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (76.92%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) BT