The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Surrey region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 149 183 167
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 6 17 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.23% 0.43% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.44% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 48
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
2557 3847 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.45% 97.15% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2121 3361 3680
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +29 1 £36,500 -23.15%
Redhill - 1 £36,500 -
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Scrum
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) C++
4 7 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
7 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
7 4 (28.57%) JIRA

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 3 (21.43%) JMeter
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 2 (14.29%) Robot Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Ant
6 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.14%) Maven
6 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) Scrum
2 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 5 (35.71%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
8 1 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C++
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker