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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 198 210 212
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 7 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 9
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
4367 4874 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.21% 95.87% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3759 4033 3889
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +14 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Woking +17 1 - -
Leatherhead -2 1 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Redhill -2 1 £28,000 -49.09%
Guildford -3 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Network Planning
4 2 (20.00%) TOWER Software
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Delphi
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Telematics
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Telematics
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Delphi
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Leatherhead, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + extensive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago