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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 107 77 142
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +65
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 110 162 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.46% 3.28% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.98% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 104 138 72
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £28,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
3737 4074 3859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.68% 82.49% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3249 3302 3032
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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
Leatherhead -5 22 £32,500 -35.00%
Guildford -10 20 £43,250 +27.20% 2
Walton-on-Thames -11 17 £31,500 -3.07%
Egham - 4 £24,000 -
Woking -7 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Cobham - 3 £36,000 -
Godalming - 3 £32,500 -
Weybridge +8 1 - -
Chertsey -1 1 £26,000 -13.33%
Reigate -3 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Redhill -13 1 £52,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 88 (40.00%) Degree
2 81 (36.82%) SQL
3 77 (35.00%) ISTQB
4 68 (30.91%) Java
5 63 (28.64%) Windows
6 61 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (26.82%) Finance
8 53 (24.09%) QA
9 52 (23.64%) JavaScript
10 50 (22.73%) C++
10 50 (22.73%) ISEB
11 47 (21.36%) Selenium
12 44 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 43 (19.55%) C#
13 43 (19.55%) .NET
14 42 (19.09%) Test Automation
15 41 (18.64%) JIRA
16 39 (17.73%) VB
17 37 (16.82%) Software Engineering
17 37 (16.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 36 (16.36%) JMeter
19 35 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
20 32 (14.55%) Regression Testing
21 31 (14.09%) C
22 30 (13.64%) XML
22 30 (13.64%) Jenkins
22 30 (13.64%) Test Scripting
22 30 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
23 29 (13.18%) Test Strategy

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.27%) JBoss
1 5 (2.27%) Jetty
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.45%) nginx
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.45%) Node.js
3 1 (0.45%) TWiki
3 1 (0.45%) Apache
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.36%) VoIP
2 5 (2.27%) Internet
2 5 (2.27%) Extranet
3 4 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.36%) WAN
4 3 (1.36%) LAN
5 2 (0.91%) VPN
5 2 (0.91%) DNS
5 2 (0.91%) MPLS
6 1 (0.45%) Firewall
6 1 (0.45%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.27%) MySQL
2 16 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.45%) Redis
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 47 (21.36%) Selenium
2 41 (18.64%) JIRA
3 36 (16.36%) JMeter
4 30 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 16 (7.27%) HP UFT
6 15 (6.82%) WebDriver
7 14 (6.36%) Robot Framework
7 14 (6.36%) InstallShield
8 6 (2.73%) Zephyr
9 5 (2.27%) Checkstyle
9 5 (2.27%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.36%) RSpec
11 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.91%) JProfiler
11 2 (0.91%) Sahi
11 2 (0.91%) ProC
11 2 (0.91%) JUnit
12 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 59 (26.82%) Finance
2 26 (11.82%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.18%) Automotive
4 5 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.27%) Marketing
5 3 (1.36%) Electronics
5 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 85 (38.64%) Analyst
2 42 (19.09%) Test Analyst
3 41 (18.64%) Developer
4 30 (13.64%) QA Analyst
5 24 (10.91%) Test Engineer
6 22 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 22 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 22 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 20 (9.09%) Applications Support
8 18 (8.18%) Support Analyst
9 17 (7.73%) Tester
9 17 (7.73%) Applications Support Analyst
10 16 (7.27%) Technical Support Analyst
10 16 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
10 16 (7.27%) Software Engineer
11 13 (5.91%) Performance Engineer
11 13 (5.91%) Java Developer
11 13 (5.91%) Performance Test Engineer
12 12 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.55%) .NET
2 30 (13.64%) XML
3 19 (8.64%) Web Services
4 12 (5.45%) LAMP
4 12 (5.45%) Spring
5 10 (4.55%) CSS
6 8 (3.64%) HTML
7 7 (3.18%) Swing
7 7 (3.18%) jQuery
8 6 (2.73%) J2EE
9 5 (2.27%) JMS
9 5 (2.27%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.27%) JPA
9 5 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (2.27%) REST
9 5 (2.27%) Spring Web Flow
9 5 (2.27%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.82%) XML Schema
11 3 (1.36%) HTML5
12 2 (0.91%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.45%) Equities
1 23 (10.45%) Derivative
2 18 (8.18%) Mathematics
3 17 (7.73%) Physics
3 17 (7.73%) Chemistry
4 12 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.64%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.27%) User Experience
8 4 (1.82%) Statistics
9 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.45%) DTV
10 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (28.64%) Windows
2 23 (10.45%) Linux
3 20 (9.09%) UNIX
4 13 (5.91%) 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 61 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.09%) Test Automation
3 37 (16.82%) Software Engineering
4 35 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (14.55%) Regression Testing
6 30 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 29 (13.18%) Test Strategy
8 28 (12.73%) Test Management
9 24 (10.91%) Load Testing
10 21 (9.55%) Performance Testing
10 21 (9.55%) Workflow
11 18 (8.18%) Automated Testing
11 18 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (7.27%) Time Management
13 15 (6.82%) OO
13 15 (6.82%) SDLC
14 14 (6.36%) TDD
14 14 (6.36%) Project Planning
15 13 (5.91%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.82%) SQL
2 68 (30.91%) Java
3 52 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 50 (22.73%) C++
5 43 (19.55%) C#
6 39 (17.73%) VB
7 31 (14.09%) C
8 29 (13.18%) Python
9 27 (12.27%) Perl
10 24 (10.91%) Ruby
11 21 (9.55%) VB6
12 19 (8.64%) PHP
13 18 (8.18%) VB.NET
14 7 (3.18%) Shell Script
14 7 (3.18%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.82%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.82%) VBScript
16 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 88 (40.00%) Degree
2 77 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 50 (22.73%) ISEB
4 37 (16.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.91%) MCP
7 1 (0.45%) MCSA
7 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.45%) MCTS
7 1 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (24.09%) QA
2 6 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.27%) Puppet
3 4 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (6.82%) HP
1 15 (6.82%) Red Hat
1 15 (6.82%) VMware
2 13 (5.91%) Oracle
3 11 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.82%) Serena
5 3 (1.36%) F5
5 3 (1.36%) Cisco
6 2 (0.91%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.45%) Percona
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
7 1 (0.45%) CODA
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago