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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 197 188 215
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 18 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.42% 0.52% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.54% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 11
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
4138 4478 5105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.57% 97.01% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3528 3727 4179
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Horley - 5 £32,500 -
Guildford - 4 £46,250 -
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £27,500 - 1
Leatherhead +8 2 £50,000 -
Dorking - 2 £50,000 -
Woking - 1 £45,000 -
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 25 (69.44%) Test Automation
2 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 21 (58.33%) Java
3 21 (58.33%) Python
4 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 19 (52.78%) Selenium
5 19 (52.78%) WebDriver
6 18 (50.00%) Ruby
6 18 (50.00%) PHP
6 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (47.22%) SQL
8 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (41.67%) Protractor
9 14 (38.89%) Test Strategy
10 13 (36.11%) QA
11 12 (33.33%) Web Services
12 11 (30.56%) C#
12 11 (30.56%) Workflow
12 11 (30.56%) Functional Testing
13 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
13 9 (25.00%) Degree
13 9 (25.00%) JMeter
13 9 (25.00%) LAMP
14 8 (22.22%) Scrum
14 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
14 8 (22.22%) MySQL
14 8 (22.22%) Load Testing
15 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (19.44%) Time Management

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Selenium
1 19 (52.78%) WebDriver
2 15 (41.67%) Protractor
3 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (25.00%) JMeter
4 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 5 (13.89%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) InstallShield
6 2 (5.56%) NUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
4 4 (11.11%) Electronics
4 4 (11.11%) Marketing
5 3 (8.33%) Aerospace
5 3 (8.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Web Services
2 9 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) CSS3
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) VxWorks
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Test Automation
2 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (38.89%) Test Strategy
6 11 (30.56%) Functional Testing
6 11 (30.56%) Workflow
7 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (22.22%) Load Testing
8 8 (22.22%) Scrum
9 7 (19.44%) Time Management
9 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
12 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (11.11%) Information Assurance
12 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Java
1 21 (58.33%) Python
2 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 18 (50.00%) PHP
3 18 (50.00%) Ruby
4 17 (47.22%) SQL
5 11 (30.56%) C#
6 6 (16.67%) Perl
7 2 (5.56%) C
7 2 (5.56%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) QA
2 6 (16.67%) SDET
3 3 (8.33%) ECSS
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) QNX
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
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