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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 103 93 137
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +44
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 123 157 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.64% 2.95% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 3.58% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 118 126 86
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Software Testing
South East

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
3913 4387 3973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.95% 82.45% 75.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3289 3599 3183
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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 +20 28 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Leatherhead +3 14 £50,000 - 2
Walton-on-Thames -14 11 £38,000 +16.92% 2
Reigate +5 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Redhill +7 6 £50,000 -4.76%
Egham - 6 £32,000 -
Chertsey 0 2 £25,000 -13.79%
Cobham - 2 £35,500 -
Dorking - 2 £25,000 - 1
Godalming - 2 £32,500 -
Camberley - 2 £35,000 -
Epsom - 1 £52,500 -
Staines - 1 £27,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 85 (37.78%) Finance
1 85 (37.78%) ISTQB
2 78 (34.67%) Degree
2 78 (34.67%) SQL
3 77 (34.22%) Java
4 63 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (27.56%) ISEB
6 58 (25.78%) QA
7 55 (24.44%) C++
8 54 (24.00%) Windows
9 53 (23.56%) Selenium
10 51 (22.67%) JavaScript
11 50 (22.22%) C#
12 48 (21.33%) Test Automation
13 41 (18.22%) SQL Server
13 41 (18.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 41 (18.22%) Test Scripting
14 40 (17.78%) Software Engineering
14 40 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 39 (17.33%) .NET
16 38 (16.89%) Regression Testing
17 36 (16.00%) JMeter
17 36 (16.00%) Perl
17 36 (16.00%) XML
18 35 (15.56%) JIRA
18 35 (15.56%) HP Quality Center
19 34 (15.11%) Test Strategy
19 34 (15.11%) Test Management
20 32 (14.22%) C
21 31 (13.78%) Python

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.22%) JBoss
1 5 (2.22%) Jetty
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.89%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.78%) VoIP
2 5 (2.22%) Extranet
3 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.33%) Internet
4 2 (0.89%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) MPLS
5 1 (0.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) WAN
5 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.33%) MySQL
3 15 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (4.89%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.56%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.44%) Big Data
11 1 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (23.56%) Selenium
2 36 (16.00%) JMeter
3 35 (15.56%) JIRA
4 30 (13.33%) HP UFT
4 30 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 23 (10.22%) WebDriver
6 14 (6.22%) InstallShield
7 10 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (4.44%) Robot Framework
8 5 (2.22%) Zephyr
8 5 (2.22%) Checkstyle
8 5 (2.22%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.33%) RSpec
9 3 (1.33%) ProC
9 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.33%) NuGet
9 3 (1.33%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.89%) JProfiler
10 2 (0.89%) JUnit
General
1 85 (37.78%) Finance
2 30 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.89%) Marketing
4 7 (3.11%) Automotive
5 5 (2.22%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.78%) Legal
6 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.33%) Electronics
8 2 (0.89%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (37.78%) Analyst
2 45 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 41 (18.22%) Developer
4 30 (13.33%) QA Analyst
5 21 (9.33%) Test Engineer
5 21 (9.33%) Tester
6 20 (8.89%) C# Developer
7 19 (8.44%) .NET Developer
7 19 (8.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (7.11%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (5.78%) Applications Support
11 12 (5.33%) Java Developer
12 11 (4.89%) Administrator
12 11 (4.89%) Support Analyst
13 10 (4.44%) Technical Support
13 10 (4.44%) Technical Support Analyst
13 10 (4.44%) DBA
13 10 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.33%) .NET
2 36 (16.00%) XML
3 21 (9.33%) Web Services
4 15 (6.67%) LAMP
5 13 (5.78%) Spring
6 8 (3.56%) Swing
7 6 (2.67%) jQuery
7 6 (2.67%) WinForms
8 5 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (2.22%) JPA
8 5 (2.22%) Spring Web Flow
8 5 (2.22%) Regular Expression
8 5 (2.22%) JMS
8 5 (2.22%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.22%) CSS
8 5 (2.22%) J2EE
9 4 (1.78%) HTML
9 4 (1.78%) XML Schema
9 4 (1.78%) HTML5
10 3 (1.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.33%) Equities
1 21 (9.33%) Derivative
2 18 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.67%) Physics
5 10 (4.44%) Chemistry
6 8 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.56%) User Experience
7 5 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.78%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) EFT
10 1 (0.44%) DTV
10 1 (0.44%) LIMS
10 1 (0.44%) GIS
10 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.44%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.44%) iSeries
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.00%) Windows
2 24 (10.67%) Linux
3 22 (9.78%) UNIX
4 13 (5.78%) Solaris
5 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (21.33%) Test Automation
3 41 (18.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 41 (18.22%) Test Scripting
4 40 (17.78%) Software Engineering
5 38 (16.89%) Regression Testing
6 34 (15.11%) Test Management
6 34 (15.11%) Test Strategy
7 30 (13.33%) Workflow
8 29 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (11.56%) Load Testing
10 25 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (9.78%) Test Planning
12 20 (8.89%) SDLC
12 20 (8.89%) Performance Testing
12 20 (8.89%) TDD
13 17 (7.56%) Scrum
13 17 (7.56%) Automated Testing
14 16 (7.11%) Time Management
15 15 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (34.67%) SQL
2 77 (34.22%) Java
3 55 (24.44%) C++
4 51 (22.67%) JavaScript
5 50 (22.22%) C#
6 36 (16.00%) Perl
7 32 (14.22%) C
8 31 (13.78%) Python
9 29 (12.89%) VB
10 21 (9.33%) Ruby
11 19 (8.44%) VB6
12 18 (8.00%) PHP
13 11 (4.89%) VB.NET
14 9 (4.00%) Shell Script
14 9 (4.00%) T-SQL
14 9 (4.00%) VBScript
15 8 (3.56%) PL/SQL
16 5 (2.22%) AWK
16 5 (2.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 85 (37.78%) ISTQB
2 78 (34.67%) Degree
3 62 (27.56%) ISEB
4 40 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (25.78%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 35 (15.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.89%) Puppet
2 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (10.22%) HP
2 18 (8.00%) Oracle
3 14 (6.22%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.44%) VMware
4 10 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.89%) F5
6 1 (0.44%) SAP
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £26000 per annum + Bonus, pension, Gym Memebership
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive including bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
helpIT
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago