The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 184 155 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 19 53 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.49% 1.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 49 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
Software Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3768 4315 4132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.16% 98.25% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 3609 3276
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £63,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Surrey region.

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Surrey

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -8 12 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Reigate -14 2 £47,500 -24.00%
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £31,500 - 1
Guildford -3 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 40 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 36 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (70.45%) SQL
5 30 (68.18%) Java
5 30 (68.18%) JavaScript
6 29 (65.91%) WebDriver
6 29 (65.91%) Selenium
6 29 (65.91%) Test Strategy
7 28 (63.64%) Functional Testing
7 28 (63.64%) PHP
8 27 (61.36%) QA
9 26 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (59.09%) Protractor
9 26 (59.09%) Python
9 26 (59.09%) Ruby
10 25 (56.82%) Web Services
11 21 (47.73%) JMeter
11 21 (47.73%) Workflow
12 20 (45.45%) LAMP
12 20 (45.45%) C#
12 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
13 19 (43.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (43.18%) MySQL
14 18 (40.91%) Software Testing
15 12 (27.27%) Load Testing
15 12 (27.27%) JIRA
15 12 (27.27%) Degree
16 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
17 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) VoIP
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (65.91%) Selenium
1 29 (65.91%) WebDriver
2 26 (59.09%) Protractor
3 21 (47.73%) JMeter
4 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 12 (27.27%) JIRA
6 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
6 7 (15.91%) InstallShield
7 2 (4.55%) NUnit
7 2 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) Web Services
2 20 (45.45%) LAMP
3 7 (15.91%) XML
4 5 (11.36%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.27%) Behat
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
1 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.82%) Telematics
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Solaris
2 7 (15.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 36 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (65.91%) Test Strategy
5 28 (63.64%) Functional Testing
6 26 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (47.73%) Workflow
8 19 (43.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (40.91%) Software Testing
10 12 (27.27%) Load Testing
11 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
12 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing
13 9 (20.45%) Information Assurance
13 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
13 9 (20.45%) Scrum
14 8 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
15 7 (15.91%) Non-Functional Testing
15 7 (15.91%) Project Planning
15 7 (15.91%) Time Management
16 5 (11.36%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 30 (68.18%) Java
2 30 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 28 (63.64%) PHP
4 26 (59.09%) Python
4 26 (59.09%) Ruby
5 20 (45.45%) C#
6 8 (18.18%) Perl
7 7 (15.91%) C
7 7 (15.91%) C++
8 3 (6.82%) Delphi
9 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) ISEB
2 7 (15.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (61.36%) QA
2 6 (13.64%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.82%) TOWER Software
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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Posted: 5 days ago
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