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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 99 95 136
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +41
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 123 147 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.70% 2.88% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 3.50% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 118 119 81
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 £22,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
3822 4200 3896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.96% 82.27% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3275 3427 3091
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 27 £47,500 +39.70% 3
Leatherhead +4 22 £32,500 -23.07% 2
Walton-on-Thames -14 13 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Reigate +3 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Egham - 5 £24,000 -
Godalming - 3 £32,500 -
Camberley +5 2 £35,000 +22.80%
Redhill -6 2 £52,500 -
Chertsey 0 1 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Cobham - 1 £36,000 -
Epsom - 1 £52,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 84 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 81 (36.16%) Degree
3 75 (33.48%) SQL
4 72 (32.14%) Java
5 71 (31.70%) Finance
6 62 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (25.89%) Windows
7 58 (25.89%) ISEB
8 55 (24.55%) C++
8 55 (24.55%) QA
9 54 (24.11%) JavaScript
10 53 (23.66%) Selenium
11 47 (20.98%) C#
11 47 (20.98%) Test Automation
12 44 (19.64%) .NET
13 42 (18.75%) SQL Server
14 39 (17.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 38 (16.96%) User Acceptance Testing
16 37 (16.52%) Test Scripting
16 37 (16.52%) JIRA
17 36 (16.07%) Software Engineering
17 36 (16.07%) JMeter
18 34 (15.18%) Regression Testing
18 34 (15.18%) XML
18 34 (15.18%) VB
18 34 (15.18%) Perl
19 33 (14.73%) Python
19 33 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (14.29%) C
20 32 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.23%) JBoss
1 5 (2.23%) Jetty
2 2 (0.89%) ColdFusion
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.45%) Apache
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.45%) nginx
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.45%) TWiki
Applications
1 12 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.25%) VoIP
2 6 (2.68%) Internet
3 5 (2.23%) Extranet
4 4 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.89%) WAN
5 2 (0.89%) LAN
5 2 (0.89%) DNS
5 2 (0.89%) Firewall
6 1 (0.45%) MPLS
6 1 (0.45%) HTTP
6 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.48%) MySQL
3 16 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.45%) Redis
10 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 53 (23.66%) Selenium
2 37 (16.52%) JIRA
3 36 (16.07%) JMeter
4 31 (13.84%) Jenkins
5 25 (11.16%) HP UFT
6 20 (8.93%) WebDriver
7 14 (6.25%) InstallShield
8 12 (5.36%) Robot Framework
9 6 (2.68%) Zephyr
10 5 (2.23%) Checkstyle
10 5 (2.23%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.34%) RSpec
12 3 (1.34%) NuGet
12 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.89%) JUnit
13 2 (0.89%) ProC
13 2 (0.89%) Sahi
13 2 (0.89%) JProfiler
General
1 71 (31.70%) Finance
2 29 (12.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.13%) Automotive
4 5 (2.23%) Marketing
4 5 (2.23%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.34%) Electronics
5 3 (1.34%) Legal
5 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (38.39%) Analyst
2 43 (19.20%) Test Analyst
3 41 (18.30%) Developer
4 30 (13.39%) QA Analyst
5 22 (9.82%) .NET Developer
5 22 (9.82%) C# Developer
5 22 (9.82%) Test Engineer
5 22 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (7.59%) Technical Support
6 17 (7.59%) Tester
7 16 (7.14%) Applications Support
8 14 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 13 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (5.80%) Technical Support Analyst
9 13 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (5.80%) Applications Support Analyst
10 12 (5.36%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.91%) Performance Engineer
11 11 (4.91%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (19.64%) .NET
2 34 (15.18%) XML
3 22 (9.82%) Web Services
4 13 (5.80%) LAMP
5 12 (5.36%) Spring
6 7 (3.13%) Swing
6 7 (3.13%) CSS
7 6 (2.68%) jQuery
8 5 (2.23%) JPA
8 5 (2.23%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (2.23%) REST
8 5 (2.23%) Spring Web Flow
8 5 (2.23%) J2EE
8 5 (2.23%) JMS
8 5 (2.23%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.79%) WinForms
9 4 (1.79%) XML Schema
9 4 (1.79%) HTML
9 4 (1.79%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.27%) Equities
1 23 (10.27%) Derivative
2 17 (7.59%) Mathematics
3 15 (6.70%) Physics
4 13 (5.80%) Chemistry
4 13 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.57%) User Experience
6 7 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.34%) Statistics
8 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) EFT
10 1 (0.45%) DTV
10 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.45%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.45%) iSeries
10 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (25.89%) Windows
2 24 (10.71%) Linux
3 21 (9.38%) UNIX
4 13 (5.80%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.98%) Test Automation
3 38 (16.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 37 (16.52%) Test Scripting
5 36 (16.07%) Software Engineering
6 34 (15.18%) Regression Testing
7 33 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (13.84%) Test Strategy
9 30 (13.39%) Test Management
10 25 (11.16%) Load Testing
11 23 (10.27%) Workflow
12 22 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (8.93%) Performance Testing
13 20 (8.93%) TDD
14 18 (8.04%) Automated Testing
14 18 (8.04%) Test Planning
15 17 (7.59%) Manual Testing
16 16 (7.14%) Time Management
16 16 (7.14%) Scrum
17 15 (6.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.48%) SQL
2 72 (32.14%) Java
3 55 (24.55%) C++
4 54 (24.11%) JavaScript
5 47 (20.98%) C#
6 34 (15.18%) Perl
6 34 (15.18%) VB
7 33 (14.73%) Python
8 32 (14.29%) C
9 23 (10.27%) Ruby
10 21 (9.38%) VB6
11 19 (8.48%) PHP
12 14 (6.25%) VB.NET
13 8 (3.57%) Shell Script
14 7 (3.13%) PL/SQL
15 5 (2.23%) T-SQL
15 5 (2.23%) VBScript
16 4 (1.79%) AWK
16 4 (1.79%) sed
17 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 81 (36.16%) Degree
3 58 (25.89%) ISEB
4 39 (17.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) MCITP
6 1 (0.45%) MCP
6 1 (0.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (24.55%) QA
2 5 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.23%) Puppet
3 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (8.48%) HP
2 15 (6.70%) Oracle
2 15 (6.70%) Red Hat
3 13 (5.80%) VMware
4 12 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.34%) Serena
6 2 (0.89%) F5
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
7 1 (0.45%) Percona
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
RecruitX
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
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: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Attractive salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Pension, Bonus, Holidays
Posted: 18 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 18 days ago
Weybridge
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago