The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 206 200 216
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 12 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.24% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 9
Average salary £55,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.41% -4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4894 4853 5449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.87% 95.78% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4052 3918 4689
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Engineer
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Guildford +10 9 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Leatherhead - 3 £55,000 - 1
Redhill - 3 £55,000 -
Reigate - 3 £55,000 -
Woking -5 2 £39,000 +20.00%
Egham - 1 £32,500 -
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) .NET
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) ISEB
3 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
5 6 (35.29%) IIS
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) UML
5 6 (35.29%) WCF
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (23.53%) CCTV
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) OOD
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) Code Coverage

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (17.65%) NUnit
3 3 (17.65%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (11.76%) MSTest
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) WCF
3 4 (23.53%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) CCTV
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) UML
4 6 (35.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 4 (23.53%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) OOD
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) Code Coverage
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow Management
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISEB
1 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Car Allowance and mu
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago