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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 148 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 42 123 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.17% 2.70% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 3.12% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40 118 118
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
2999 3947 4263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.51% 86.59% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2544 3376 3485
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Walton-on-Thames -14 9 £31,500 -17.10% 1
Reigate +11 8 £47,500 +5.55%
Guildford -14 5 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Woking - 5 £50,000 - 1
Redhill +17 4 £50,000 -
Leatherhead +3 3 £85,000 +161.53%
Chertsey +16 2 £40,000 +60.00%
Camberley -2 1 £42,000 +20.00%
Weybridge - 1 £27,500 - 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 57 (46.72%) ISTQB
2 54 (44.26%) ISEB
3 53 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (39.34%) QA
5 46 (37.70%) Finance
6 44 (36.07%) Test Automation
7 42 (34.43%) Non-Functional Testing
7 42 (34.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 41 (33.61%) Test Scripting
9 37 (30.33%) C#
10 36 (29.51%) Manual Testing
11 34 (27.87%) Functional Testing
12 32 (26.23%) Regression Testing
13 31 (25.41%) Windows
14 30 (24.59%) SDLC
15 29 (23.77%) Python
16 28 (22.95%) SQL
16 28 (22.95%) Degree
17 27 (22.13%) Perl
17 27 (22.13%) C++
18 26 (21.31%) Time Management
19 25 (20.49%) Software Engineering
20 24 (19.67%) Unix
20 24 (19.67%) Linux
20 24 (19.67%) Telecoms
20 24 (19.67%) Automated Testing
21 23 (18.85%) Test Strategy
22 22 (18.03%) C
23 21 (17.21%) Client/Server
23 21 (17.21%) Scrum

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 4 (3.28%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.75%) VoIP
2 1 (0.82%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.82%) Firewall
2 1 (0.82%) GSM
2 1 (0.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) Network Security
2 1 (0.82%) SCCP
2 1 (0.82%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (0.82%) snoop
2 1 (0.82%) SS7
2 1 (0.82%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.82%) UMTS
2 1 (0.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.82%) MySQL
4 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (15.57%) HP UFT
2 18 (14.75%) InstallShield
2 18 (14.75%) Selenium
3 11 (9.02%) WebDriver
4 9 (7.38%) SpecFlow
4 9 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
5 8 (6.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (5.74%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.92%) JIRA
8 4 (3.28%) JMeter
9 3 (2.46%) NUnit
9 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (2.46%) Subversion
9 3 (2.46%) TestComplete
9 3 (2.46%) WebLOAD
10 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.64%) JUnit
10 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 46 (37.70%) Finance
2 24 (19.67%) Telecoms
3 16 (13.11%) Automotive
4 12 (9.84%) Aerospace
4 12 (9.84%) Back Office
5 5 (4.10%) Marketing
6 4 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.46%) Games
8 2 (1.64%) Banking
8 2 (1.64%) Retail
9 1 (0.82%) Electronics
9 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (45.90%) Analyst
2 44 (36.07%) Test Analyst
3 41 (33.61%) Tester
4 25 (20.49%) Junior
5 19 (15.57%) Automation Tester
5 19 (15.57%) Test Engineer
6 18 (14.75%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (9.84%) QA Analyst
7 12 (9.84%) Software Analyst
8 11 (9.02%) Agile Test Analyst
8 11 (9.02%) Junior Analyst
8 11 (9.02%) Junior Tester
8 11 (9.02%) QA Test Analyst
8 11 (9.02%) Systems Tester
8 11 (9.02%) Web Engineer
8 11 (9.02%) Web Tester
9 10 (8.20%) QA Automation Analyst
9 10 (8.20%) Software Tester
10 9 (7.38%) Developer
10 9 (7.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) XML
2 7 (5.74%) .NET
2 7 (5.74%) HTML
3 5 (4.10%) CSS
4 4 (3.28%) Java EE
5 3 (2.46%) Web Services
6 2 (1.64%) J2EE
6 2 (1.64%) SOAP
6 2 (1.64%) Swing
6 2 (1.64%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.82%) JSON
7 1 (0.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Client/Server
2 17 (13.93%) Mathematics
3 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.02%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.56%) Physics
6 6 (4.92%) AS400
6 6 (4.92%) iSeries
7 5 (4.10%) Chemistry
8 4 (3.28%) Biotechnology
8 4 (3.28%) Cybercrime
8 4 (3.28%) iPad
8 4 (3.28%) Life Science
9 3 (2.46%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (2.46%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.64%) Derivative
10 2 (1.64%) Equities
11 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.41%) Windows
2 24 (19.67%) Linux
2 24 (19.67%) Unix
3 18 (14.75%) Solaris
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.07%) Test Automation
3 42 (34.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 42 (34.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 41 (33.61%) Test Scripting
5 36 (29.51%) Manual Testing
6 34 (27.87%) Functional Testing
7 32 (26.23%) Regression Testing
8 30 (24.59%) SDLC
9 26 (21.31%) Time Management
10 25 (20.49%) Software Engineering
11 24 (19.67%) Automated Testing
12 23 (18.85%) Test Strategy
13 21 (17.21%) Automation Testing
13 21 (17.21%) Scrum
14 20 (16.39%) BDD
14 20 (16.39%) System Testing
15 18 (14.75%) Performance Testing
16 15 (12.30%) TDD
17 12 (9.84%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.33%) C#
2 29 (23.77%) Python
3 28 (22.95%) SQL
4 27 (22.13%) C++
4 27 (22.13%) Perl
5 22 (18.03%) C
6 21 (17.21%) Ruby
7 19 (15.57%) Java
8 15 (12.30%) VB
9 6 (4.92%) VBScript
10 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.64%) PHP
13 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 57 (46.72%) ISTQB
2 54 (44.26%) ISEB
3 28 (22.95%) Degree
4 21 (17.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (39.34%) QA
2 7 (5.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Red Hat
2 8 (6.56%) TOWER Software
3 7 (5.74%) HP
4 6 (4.92%) IBM
5 5 (4.10%) MKS
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle
6 2 (1.64%) CODA
7 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.82%) Google
7 1 (0.82%) SAP
7 1 (0.82%) VMware
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Via Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago