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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 169 191 198
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 14 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.41% 0.52% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.54% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 27
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
3338 4099 4576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.43% 97.06% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2782 3592 3710
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Horley -5 3 £35,000 +29.62%
Woking +2 2 £40,000 -
Leatherhead -10 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Redhill +14 1 £37,500 +33.92% 1
Software Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Selenium
3 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 14 (43.75%) Python
5 13 (40.63%) QA
6 12 (37.50%) Java
6 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
6 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
7 9 (28.13%) BDD
7 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
7 9 (28.13%) JMeter
8 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) ISEB
8 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) PHP
8 7 (21.88%) WatiN
9 6 (18.75%) SaaS
9 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Robot Framework
9 6 (18.75%) HTML
9 6 (18.75%) CSS
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 5 (15.63%) Scrum
10 5 (15.63%) Ruby

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 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Selenium
2 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 9 (28.13%) JMeter
4 7 (21.88%) WatiN
5 6 (18.75%) Robot Framework
6 5 (15.63%) Protractor
7 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
8 3 (9.38%) JIRA
8 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
9 2 (6.25%) PHPUnit
10 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
10 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
10 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
10 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
10 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (9.38%) Automotive
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) CSS
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) LAMP
4 2 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 9 (28.13%) BDD
5 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
6 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Load Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
9 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
9 3 (9.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Python
2 12 (37.50%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) PHP
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) VC++
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) VMware
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