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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 63 57 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.82% 3.42% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 3.54% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 9
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +31.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
703 847 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 98.46% 96.47% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 623 727 747
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 3 July 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 14 (82.35%) Degree
3 13 (76.47%) Software Testing
3 13 (76.47%) ISTQB
3 13 (76.47%) JMeter
3 13 (76.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (64.71%) VMware
5 10 (58.82%) JIRA
5 10 (58.82%) Robot Framework
5 10 (58.82%) Performance Testing
5 10 (58.82%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (35.29%) Load Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Process Management
8 3 (17.65%) Data Management
8 3 (17.65%) QA
8 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
9 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
9 2 (11.76%) Linux
9 2 (11.76%) UNIX
9 2 (11.76%) C#
10 1 (5.88%) HTML
10 1 (5.88%) .NET

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 13 (76.47%) JMeter
3 10 (58.82%) JIRA
3 10 (58.82%) Robot Framework
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Software Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Performance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Load Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Process Management
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 13 (76.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (76.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
Guildford, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago