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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 190 188 198
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 10 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.26% 0.39% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.40% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 23
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Software Tester
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
3772 4266 5045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.19% 98.00% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3180 3561 4158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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 +17 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Guildford -4 2 £33,250 -16.87%
Weybridge - 2 £27,500 - 1
Esher - 1 £50,000 -
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
1 11 (47.83%) QA
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
1 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) Ruby
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
5 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
6 6 (26.09%) TDD
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) PHP
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) ISEB
7 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
8 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
8 4 (17.39%) ISTQB

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
3 4 (17.39%) JMeter
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) Protractor
5 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.35%) WatiN
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) LAMP
2 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
1 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) Ruby
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) VC++
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) HP
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago