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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 65 59 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 11 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.70% 2.59% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.68% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 13
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
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
638 634 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 98.76% 96.65% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 572 554 691
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (90.48%) Selenium
2 17 (80.95%) Software Testing
3 16 (76.19%) ISTQB
3 16 (76.19%) Degree
3 16 (76.19%) JMeter
3 16 (76.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (71.43%) VMware
5 14 (66.67%) JIRA
6 13 (61.90%) Robot Framework
6 13 (61.90%) Performance Testing
6 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (28.57%) Load Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
10 3 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (14.29%) UNIX
10 3 (14.29%) Process Management
10 3 (14.29%) Data Management
10 3 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
10 3 (14.29%) SDLC
10 3 (14.29%) Linux
10 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (9.52%) Big Data
11 2 (9.52%) Open Source
11 2 (9.52%) HTML5

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (90.48%) Selenium
2 16 (76.19%) JMeter
3 14 (66.67%) JIRA
4 13 (61.90%) Robot Framework
5 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 2 (9.52%) Maven
7 1 (4.76%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Software Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Performance Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Data Management
5 3 (14.29%) Process Management
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) ISTQB
1 16 (76.19%) Degree
1 16 (76.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) VMware