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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 62 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 17 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.45% 1.35% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.40% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 1
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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
673 858 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.83% 96.30% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 588 708 595
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 33 (67.35%) SQL
3 29 (59.18%) Selenium
4 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (48.98%) C#
6 23 (46.94%) Degree
7 22 (44.90%) Test Automation
8 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 21 (42.86%) QA
9 19 (38.78%) Test Strategy
10 18 (36.73%) Finance
11 17 (34.69%) OO
12 16 (32.65%) WebDriver
13 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
14 13 (26.53%) Web Services
14 13 (26.53%) RAD
14 13 (26.53%) Client/Server
14 13 (26.53%) WinRunner
14 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
14 13 (26.53%) Mathematics
14 13 (26.53%) TestComplete
14 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (26.53%) Analytics
14 13 (26.53%) Ranorex
15 12 (24.49%) Java
15 12 (24.49%) Automated Testing
16 11 (22.45%) JSF
17 9 (18.37%) Oracle
18 8 (16.33%) MySQL
18 8 (16.33%) XML

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (8.16%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) Selenium
2 16 (32.65%) WebDriver
3 13 (26.53%) Ranorex
3 13 (26.53%) TestComplete
3 13 (26.53%) WinRunner
4 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.12%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (6.12%) NUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) Web Services
2 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
3 11 (22.45%) JSF
4 8 (16.33%) XML
5 4 (8.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Mathematics
1 13 (26.53%) Client/Server
2 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) CCTV
4 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Test Automation
3 19 (38.78%) Test Strategy
4 17 (34.69%) OO
5 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 13 (26.53%) RAD
6 13 (26.53%) Analytics
7 12 (24.49%) Automated Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Performance Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Workflow
10 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
10 5 (10.20%) OWASP
11 4 (8.16%) Black-Box Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Validation
11 4 (8.16%) Scrum
11 4 (8.16%) UML
11 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.16%) OOD
12 3 (6.12%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) C#
3 12 (24.49%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) Perl
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) ISEB
3 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
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