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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 181 - 218
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 23 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.52% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 6
Average salary £35,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
4330 4054 4932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.19% 94.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3636 3226 4228
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 - 8 £35,000 - 1
Guildford - 6 £40,000 -
Woking - 3 £29,000 -
Redhill - 2 £28,000 -
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 31 (73.81%) Automated Testing
2 29 (69.05%) Selenium
3 25 (59.52%) .NET
4 24 (57.14%) SQL
5 23 (54.76%) QA
6 18 (42.86%) C#
7 17 (40.48%) XML
7 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
7 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (40.48%) Degree
7 17 (40.48%) Computer Science
7 17 (40.48%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (38.10%) Manual Testing
9 15 (35.71%) ISEB
10 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
10 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
11 13 (30.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (23.81%) Finance
12 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
14 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
14 8 (19.05%) Load Testing
14 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
14 8 (19.05%) Java
14 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
15 7 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (16.67%) IIS
15 7 (16.67%) Windows
16 6 (14.29%) OOP

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (69.05%) Selenium
2 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
4 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.76%) Maven
7 1 (2.38%) WATIR
7 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) .NET
2 17 (40.48%) XML
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.52%) WCF
5 3 (7.14%) WPF
5 3 (7.14%) WinForms
6 1 (2.38%) J2EE
6 1 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Computer Science
1 17 (40.48%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Automated Testing
2 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) Manual Testing
4 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 13 (30.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Load Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Web Testing
8 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) OOP
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (9.52%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (9.52%) UML
10 3 (7.14%) Usability Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
11 2 (4.76%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Service Management
12 1 (2.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Degree
2 15 (35.71%) ISEB
3 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (54.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
Camberley, Surrey
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