The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Surrey region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
South East / Surrey
Rank 154 194 187
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 10 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.38% 0.13% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.13% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 28
Median salary £24,500 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.45% +46.66%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
2561 3751 4254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.79% 97.15% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 3252 3577
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Surrey region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Surrey

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Surrey

Software Tester
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 Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Guildford +31 6 £24,500 -62.30% 1
Farnham - 2 £37,500 -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Software Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) ISEB
4 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (40.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) QA
5 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (30.00%) .NET
7 6 (30.00%) Release Management
8 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (20.00%) JIRA
9 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Test Management
9 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (15.00%) Selenium
10 3 (15.00%) HTML
10 3 (15.00%) Java
10 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (10.00%) SDLC
11 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical

Software Tester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (30.00%) Release Management
7 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (10.00%) Logistics
9 2 (10.00%) SDLC
10 1 (5.00%) OO
10 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
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