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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 105 157 108
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -49
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 114 46 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.49% 1.01% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.25% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 105 44 128
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
3772 3672 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.47% 80.60% 76.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3200 2935 3561
Average salary £47,500 £46,723 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Reigate -11 19 £40,000 +14.28%
Leatherhead - 19 £50,000 -
Redhill 0 12 £30,000 -23.07%
Woking - 11 £50,000 -
Chertsey - 10 £32,500 -
Guildford - 9 £45,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £30,500 - 1
Camberley - 3 £32,500 -
Cobham -7 2 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Staines +10 1 £50,000 -
Esher +2 1 £30,000 -
Epsom -2 1 £80,000 +88.23%
Weybridge - 1 £40,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 122 (47.47%) SQL
2 97 (37.74%) Finance
3 89 (34.63%) Degree
4 88 (34.24%) Java
5 82 (31.91%) ISEB
6 81 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (30.74%) QA
8 71 (27.63%) C#
9 65 (25.29%) Test Automation
10 63 (24.51%) Test Scripting
11 62 (24.12%) ISTQB
12 61 (23.74%) C++
13 59 (22.96%) Selenium
14 56 (21.79%) Test Strategy
15 52 (20.23%) Web Services
16 49 (19.07%) Test Management
16 49 (19.07%) HP Quality Center
17 48 (18.68%) Perl
17 48 (18.68%) User Acceptance Testing
18 47 (18.29%) Oracle
18 47 (18.29%) Python
18 47 (18.29%) QuickTest Pro
19 46 (17.90%) Workflow
20 45 (17.51%) JavaScript
20 45 (17.51%) Manual Testing
21 43 (16.73%) Windows
22 42 (16.34%) HP
22 42 (16.34%) Mathematics
22 42 (16.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 41 (15.95%) Performance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (1.95%) Apache
2 4 (1.56%) IIS
2 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.39%) Jetty
3 1 (0.39%) nginx
3 1 (0.39%) Confluence
3 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.72%) HTTP
1 7 (2.72%) Internet
2 5 (1.95%) DHCP
2 5 (1.95%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) LAN
3 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.40%) MySQL
2 27 (10.51%) Oracle Database
3 25 (9.73%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.50%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.17%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 59 (22.96%) Selenium
2 47 (18.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 41 (15.95%) WebDriver
4 35 (13.62%) JIRA
5 27 (10.51%) Jenkins
6 26 (10.12%) JMeter
7 17 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (5.84%) TestComplete
8 15 (5.84%) Ranorex
9 10 (3.89%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.89%) SoapUI
9 10 (3.89%) SpecFlow
9 10 (3.89%) FitNesse
10 9 (3.50%) NUnit
11 8 (3.11%) Visual Studio
11 8 (3.11%) InstallShield
12 6 (2.33%) TestNG
12 6 (2.33%) MSTest
12 6 (2.33%) Toad
12 6 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 97 (37.74%) Finance
2 8 (3.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.33%) Banking
3 6 (2.33%) Marketing
4 5 (1.95%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 99 (38.52%) Analyst
2 83 (32.30%) Test Analyst
3 57 (22.18%) Developer
4 46 (17.90%) Tester
5 31 (12.06%) Software Developer
6 29 (11.28%) Test Engineer
7 26 (10.12%) Automation Engineer
8 19 (7.39%) QA Analyst
9 18 (7.00%) Software Tester
10 15 (5.84%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.67%) Senior QA Engineer
11 12 (4.67%) QA Engineer
11 12 (4.67%) QA Automation Engineer
11 12 (4.67%) Software Test Analyst
12 11 (4.28%) QA Test Analyst
13 10 (3.89%) QA Tester
14 9 (3.50%) Software Test Engineer
14 9 (3.50%) Junior
14 9 (3.50%) Administrator
14 9 (3.50%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.23%) Web Services
2 32 (12.45%) XML
3 26 (10.12%) LAMP
4 19 (7.39%) .NET
5 18 (7.00%) HTML
6 13 (5.06%) CSS
7 12 (4.67%) SOAP
8 10 (3.89%) WSDL
8 10 (3.89%) XSD
9 9 (3.50%) Regular Expression
10 7 (2.72%) WPF
11 6 (2.33%) LINQ
12 5 (1.95%) HTML5
12 5 (1.95%) Swing
12 5 (1.95%) CSS3
12 5 (1.95%) Spring
13 4 (1.56%) JDBC
14 2 (0.78%) jQuery
15 1 (0.39%) WinForms
15 1 (0.39%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.34%) Mathematics
2 26 (10.12%) Computer Science
2 26 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.06%) Physics
4 12 (4.67%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.89%) VHDL
6 9 (3.50%) LIMS
6 9 (3.50%) Biology
6 9 (3.50%) Life Science
7 8 (3.11%) Chemistry
7 8 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.95%) User Experience
8 5 (1.95%) Open Source
9 4 (1.56%) Statistics
10 3 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.78%) PMI
12 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.39%) GIS
12 1 (0.39%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.73%) Windows
2 27 (10.51%) Linux
3 14 (5.45%) UNIX
4 7 (2.72%) Solaris
5 6 (2.33%) CentOS
6 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) Tizen
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (25.29%) Test Automation
3 63 (24.51%) Test Scripting
4 56 (21.79%) Test Strategy
5 49 (19.07%) Test Management
6 48 (18.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 46 (17.90%) Workflow
8 45 (17.51%) Manual Testing
9 41 (15.95%) Performance Testing
10 40 (15.56%) OO
11 35 (13.62%) Test Planning
12 33 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (12.45%) Load Testing
14 31 (12.06%) Regression Testing
15 28 (10.89%) Software Engineering
16 22 (8.56%) System Testing
16 22 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (7.39%) Automated Testing
18 18 (7.00%) Mentoring
19 16 (6.23%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (47.47%) SQL
2 88 (34.24%) Java
3 71 (27.63%) C#
4 61 (23.74%) C++
5 48 (18.68%) Perl
6 47 (18.29%) Python
7 45 (17.51%) JavaScript
8 31 (12.06%) PHP
9 28 (10.89%) C
10 16 (6.23%) MATLAB
11 15 (5.84%) Delphi
12 10 (3.89%) Ruby
13 9 (3.50%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.95%) AWK
14 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.95%) VB
14 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.95%) sed
15 4 (1.56%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (34.63%) Degree
2 82 (31.91%) ISEB
3 62 (24.12%) ISTQB
4 42 (16.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (6.23%) PhD
6 7 (2.72%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.95%) MCSE
8 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (30.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.95%) KVM
2 5 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (19.07%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.95%) Nagios
3 4 (1.56%) WSUS
4 1 (0.39%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 47 (18.29%) Oracle
2 42 (16.34%) HP
3 35 (13.62%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.33%) MathWorks
6 5 (1.95%) VMware
6 5 (1.95%) Citrix
7 4 (1.56%) Telerik
7 4 (1.56%) Red Gate
8 3 (1.17%) F5
9 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.39%) Percona
10 1 (0.39%) Charles River
10 1 (0.39%) Capita
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago