The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 204 187 206
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 11 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.26% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.56% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 17
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +10.38%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
4138 4478 5105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.57% 97.01% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3528 3727 4179
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Leatherhead +23 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Guildford -4 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Dorking - 2 £50,000 -
Woking +8 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Esher - 1 £50,000 -
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Software Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (45.00%) Selenium
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Ruby
3 8 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (35.00%) QA
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) PHP
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) ISEB
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) SOAP
7 4 (20.00%) SAP
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Software Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.00%) JMeter
3 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Protractor
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) Ruby
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) HP
Richmond, Surrey
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum salary dependent upon experience
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