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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 204 215 218
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 4 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.087% 0.095% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.100% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
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
4367 5007 5168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 94.83% 95.26% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3629 4100 4114
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 24 April 2015. 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
Camberley - 4 £35,000 -
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 22 (81.48%) Selenium
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 14 (51.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
5 13 (48.15%) Finance
6 12 (44.44%) Java
6 12 (44.44%) SoapUI
7 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (37.04%) WebDriver
7 10 (37.04%) .NET
7 10 (37.04%) OOP
8 9 (33.33%) SQL
8 9 (33.33%) QA
9 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.93%) ISEB
9 7 (25.93%) C#
10 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 6 (22.22%) XML
10 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 6 (22.22%) Degree
10 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 6 (22.22%) Web Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (18.52%) Load Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
12 4 (14.81%) MS Excel

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (81.48%) Selenium
2 12 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (37.04%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) WATIR
6 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.11%) WPF
3 3 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 14 (51.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
5 10 (37.04%) OOP
6 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 6 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Load Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Usability Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.41%) TDD
9 2 (7.41%) Service Management
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.70%) CRM
10 1 (3.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
1 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware