The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 64 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 19 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.42% 1.37% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 1.41% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 0
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
764 854 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 97.20% 97.71% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 659 712 554
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
Surrey

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 39 (72.22%) .NET
2 36 (66.67%) SQL
3 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (53.70%) Selenium
3 29 (53.70%) Test Automation
4 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (44.44%) C#
6 23 (42.59%) Test Strategy
6 23 (42.59%) Degree
6 23 (42.59%) QA
7 22 (40.74%) Finance
8 21 (38.89%) OO
9 20 (37.04%) WebDriver
10 17 (31.48%) RAD
10 17 (31.48%) Client/Server
10 17 (31.48%) WinRunner
10 17 (31.48%) Web Services
10 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (31.48%) TestComplete
10 17 (31.48%) Mathematics
10 17 (31.48%) .NET Framework
10 17 (31.48%) Analytics
10 17 (31.48%) Ranorex
11 15 (27.78%) Java
11 15 (27.78%) JSF
12 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
12 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
12 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 10 (18.52%) Performance Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Software Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (53.70%) Selenium
2 20 (37.04%) WebDriver
3 17 (31.48%) Ranorex
3 17 (31.48%) TestComplete
3 17 (31.48%) WinRunner
4 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (5.56%) NUnit
6 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (72.22%) .NET
2 17 (31.48%) Web Services
2 17 (31.48%) .NET Framework
3 15 (27.78%) JSF
4 4 (7.41%) WCF
4 4 (7.41%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Mathematics
1 17 (31.48%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.41%) CCTV
2 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (53.70%) Test Automation
2 23 (42.59%) Test Strategy
3 21 (38.89%) OO
4 17 (31.48%) RAD
4 17 (31.48%) Analytics
5 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
5 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 10 (18.52%) Performance Testing
6 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Workflow
7 5 (9.26%) OWASP
8 4 (7.41%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Validation
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
8 4 (7.41%) OOD
8 4 (7.41%) UML
9 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) SQL
2 24 (44.44%) C#
3 15 (27.78%) Java
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Degree
2 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) ISEB
4 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
6 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (42.59%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) IBM
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