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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 175 204 217
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 18 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.49% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 15
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £47,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
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
3549 4575 5173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.05% 98.13% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3045 3856 4296
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leatherhead +16 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Woking - 4 £41,250 - 2
Weybridge - 3 £27,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £27,500 - 1
Guildford - 1 £37,500 -
Horley - 1 £32,500 - 1
Software Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 19 (51.35%) Test Automation
2 17 (45.95%) QA
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Python
3 15 (40.54%) Selenium
4 12 (32.43%) Ruby
4 12 (32.43%) Test Strategy
4 12 (32.43%) Java
5 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
5 11 (29.73%) PHP
5 11 (29.73%) Windows
5 11 (29.73%) Automation Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
5 11 (29.73%) Manual Testing
6 10 (27.03%) WebDriver
7 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (24.32%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) Perl
8 8 (21.62%) Web Services
8 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
8 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
9 7 (18.92%) BDD
9 7 (18.92%) Time Management
9 7 (18.92%) Unix
10 6 (16.22%) ISEB
10 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
10 6 (16.22%) Load Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Selenium
2 10 (27.03%) WebDriver
3 6 (16.22%) Protractor
4 5 (13.51%) WatiN
5 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.11%) JIRA
5 3 (8.11%) JMeter
6 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.41%) InstallShield
6 2 (5.41%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.51%) Automotive
4 4 (10.81%) Electronics
4 4 (10.81%) Finance
4 4 (10.81%) Marketing
5 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
6 2 (5.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) LAMP
4 3 (8.11%) RESTful
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.41%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.70%) JSON
6 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Unix
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) VxWorks
5 2 (5.41%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Test Automation
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Test Strategy
4 11 (29.73%) Automation Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Manual Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
5 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
7 7 (18.92%) BDD
7 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
7 7 (18.92%) Time Management
8 6 (16.22%) Load Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
9 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Python
2 12 (32.43%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) Ruby
3 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 11 (29.73%) PHP
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 8 (21.62%) Perl
6 5 (13.51%) C#
7 4 (10.81%) C++
8 2 (5.41%) C
8 2 (5.41%) VC++
9 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) ISEB
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) ECSS
3 1 (2.70%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) QNX
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago