The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Surrey
Rank 112 153 111
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -42
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 47 53 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.77% 1.39% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.59% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43 50 97
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2196 3340 3862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.68% 87.64% 87.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1851 2870 3254
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Surrey

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Surrey

Software Testing
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 Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 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
Reigate +23 14 £51,250 +36.66% 2
Guildford +35 11 £24,500 -48.42%
Woking +13 5 £50,000 +53.84%
Redhill - 3 £36,500 -
Leatherhead -4 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Camberley - 2 - -
Farnham - 1 £32,500 - 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 73 (65.18%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (50.00%) SDLC
3 52 (46.43%) ISTQB
4 48 (42.86%) ISEB
4 48 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 47 (41.96%) C#
6 46 (41.07%) Finance
7 43 (38.39%) Test Automation
8 39 (34.82%) QA
8 39 (34.82%) Scrum
8 39 (34.82%) Selenium
9 35 (31.25%) SQL
10 33 (29.46%) Automated Testing
11 30 (26.79%) Test Scripting
12 27 (24.11%) .NET
13 26 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (23.21%) Test Strategy
14 25 (22.32%) Java
15 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
15 24 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (20.54%) BDD
16 23 (20.54%) Regression Testing
17 21 (18.75%) Degree
17 21 (18.75%) Defect Management
18 20 (17.86%) Automation Testing
18 20 (17.86%) WebDriver
18 20 (17.86%) Manual Testing
19 19 (16.96%) SpecFlow
19 19 (16.96%) VB

Software Testing
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 2 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (15.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.89%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (34.82%) Selenium
2 24 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (17.86%) WebDriver
4 19 (16.96%) SpecFlow
5 15 (13.39%) Cucumber
6 14 (12.50%) HP UFT
6 14 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 14 (12.50%) JIRA
7 11 (9.82%) SoapUI
7 11 (9.82%) Subversion
7 11 (9.82%) Visual Studio
7 11 (9.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (8.93%) TestComplete
9 9 (8.04%) JUnit
9 9 (8.04%) MSTest
9 9 (8.04%) NUnit
9 9 (8.04%) TestNG
10 8 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (4.46%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.68%) WebLOAD
General
1 46 (41.07%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Games
3 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.89%) Back Office
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (60.71%) Analyst
2 66 (58.93%) Test Analyst
3 36 (32.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 18 (16.07%) Tester
5 12 (10.71%) Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Manual Test Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) Software Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) Software Test Analyst
6 11 (9.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 11 (9.82%) Software Tester
7 7 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 6 (5.36%) Functional Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Functional Test Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Junior
8 6 (5.36%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Junior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.11%) .NET
2 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.57%) HTML
4 4 (3.57%) SOAP
5 3 (2.68%) Web Services
6 2 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.89%) jQuery
7 1 (0.89%) LINQ
7 1 (0.89%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (0.89%) REST
7 1 (0.89%) RESTful
7 1 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.89%) WinForms
7 1 (0.89%) WPF
7 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.61%) Client/Server
3 10 (8.93%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.68%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.79%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.79%) Derivative
6 2 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.79%) Equities
6 2 (1.79%) Fintech
6 2 (1.79%) Life Science
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) CCTV
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 7 (6.25%) Unix
3 6 (5.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (65.18%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (50.00%) SDLC
3 43 (38.39%) Test Automation
4 39 (34.82%) Scrum
5 33 (29.46%) Automated Testing
6 30 (26.79%) Test Scripting
7 26 (23.21%) Test Strategy
7 26 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (20.54%) BDD
8 23 (20.54%) Regression Testing
9 21 (18.75%) Defect Management
10 20 (17.86%) Automation Testing
10 20 (17.86%) Manual Testing
11 17 (15.18%) Performance Testing
12 16 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
12 16 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 16 (14.29%) System Testing
13 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (11.61%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.96%) C#
2 35 (31.25%) SQL
3 25 (22.32%) Java
4 19 (16.96%) C++
4 19 (16.96%) VB
5 9 (8.04%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.46%) PHP
6 5 (4.46%) Ruby
7 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.57%) VBScript
8 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.89%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (46.43%) ISTQB
2 48 (42.86%) ISEB
2 48 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (18.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (34.82%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle
4 3 (2.68%) HP
4 3 (2.68%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.89%) Fidessa
Farnham, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago