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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 64 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.39% 0.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -
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
687 512 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 95.68% 93.77% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 615 453 647
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 21 (77.78%) C#
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
1 21 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 19 (70.37%) Degree
2 19 (70.37%) Selenium
3 18 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 18 (66.67%) QA
3 18 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 18 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Finance
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (11.11%) NUnit
7 3 (11.11%) Workflow Management
7 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) Code Coverage
7 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 3 (11.11%) Java

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) XML
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 18 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 18 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow
4 4 (14.81%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow Management
5 3 (11.11%) Code Coverage
5 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) User Stories
5 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.70%) OWASP
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) C#
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) BT
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle