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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 199 199 195
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 14 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.32% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 12
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
4170 4629 4497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 94.84% 95.25% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3626 3790 3610
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Reigate +19 4 £57,500 +4.54%
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £31,500 - 1
Woking -3 1 - -
Redhill -7 1 £28,000 -49.09%
Leatherhead -11 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Guildford -11 1 £32,500 - 1
Horley - 1 £27,000 -
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) QA
2 8 (57.14%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Telematics
6 4 (28.57%) C
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) User Stories
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) Delphi
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) TOWER Software
7 3 (21.43%) Network Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Solaris
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) ISEB
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) InstallShield
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Telematics
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Network Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Delphi
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) TOWER Software
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
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