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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 93 112 134
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 116 118 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.62% 2.29% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.76% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 111 98 90
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,350 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
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
3674 4282 4073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.12% 83.11% 77.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3070 3487 3219
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +31 27 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Leatherhead +1 11 £50,000 -
Reigate +7 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Redhill +8 7 £50,000 -4.76%
Walton-on-Thames -11 6 £30,500 -6.15%
Dorking - 6 £25,000 - 1
Weybridge +19 4 £31,500 +12.50%
Woking -17 4 £41,250 +0.60%
Staines - 2 £27,500 -
Cobham - 2 £35,000 -
Egham - 2 £40,000 - 1
Camberley - 2 £35,000 -
Chertsey +2 1 £24,000 -17.24% 1
Epsom - 1 £52,500 -
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (39.72%) Finance
2 82 (38.32%) SQL
3 78 (36.45%) Java
4 77 (35.98%) ISTQB
5 68 (31.78%) Degree
6 65 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (28.50%) QA
8 58 (27.10%) ISEB
9 53 (24.77%) C++
9 53 (24.77%) Test Automation
10 52 (24.30%) C#
10 52 (24.30%) Selenium
11 47 (21.96%) JavaScript
11 47 (21.96%) Windows
12 46 (21.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 46 (21.50%) Test Scripting
13 41 (19.16%) Software Engineering
14 37 (17.29%) Perl
15 36 (16.82%) XML
15 36 (16.82%) Regression Testing
15 36 (16.82%) Test Management
15 36 (16.82%) Test Strategy
16 35 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 35 (16.36%) JIRA
16 35 (16.36%) JMeter
16 35 (16.36%) SQL Server
17 34 (15.89%) HP Quality Center
18 33 (15.42%) QuickTest Pro
19 31 (14.49%) Workflow
19 31 (14.49%) .NET

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (2.34%) Jetty
2 4 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.87%) JBoss
3 2 (0.93%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.67%) VoIP
2 5 (2.34%) Extranet
3 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.93%) WAN
4 2 (0.93%) DNS
4 2 (0.93%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) MPLS
5 1 (0.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.75%) MySQL
3 16 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (6.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (6.54%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.67%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.93%) QlikView
11 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (24.30%) Selenium
2 35 (16.36%) JIRA
2 35 (16.36%) JMeter
3 33 (15.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 28 (13.08%) Jenkins
5 27 (12.62%) WebDriver
6 14 (6.54%) InstallShield
7 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (2.80%) Robot Framework
8 6 (2.80%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.34%) Checkstyle
9 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.87%) Toad
10 4 (1.87%) TestDirector
10 4 (1.87%) ProC
10 4 (1.87%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.87%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.40%) NuGet
General
1 85 (39.72%) Finance
2 22 (10.28%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.54%) Marketing
4 4 (1.87%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.87%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (35.05%) Analyst
2 44 (20.56%) Developer
3 43 (20.09%) Test Analyst
4 31 (14.49%) Tester
5 26 (12.15%) QA Analyst
6 20 (9.35%) Test Engineer
7 18 (8.41%) C# Developer
7 18 (8.41%) Software Engineer
8 16 (7.48%) .NET Developer
8 16 (7.48%) Senior Software Engineer
8 16 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (6.07%) Administrator
10 12 (5.61%) DBA
11 11 (5.14%) Java Developer
11 11 (5.14%) SQL Server DBA
11 11 (5.14%) SQL DBA
12 10 (4.67%) Server Administrator
12 10 (4.67%) Software Tester
13 9 (4.21%) Automation Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.82%) XML
2 31 (14.49%) .NET
3 21 (9.81%) Web Services
4 16 (7.48%) LAMP
5 13 (6.07%) Spring
6 9 (4.21%) Swing
7 7 (3.27%) WinForms
8 5 (2.34%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (2.34%) J2EE
8 5 (2.34%) HTML
8 5 (2.34%) jQuery
8 5 (2.34%) HTML5
8 5 (2.34%) Regular Expression
9 4 (1.87%) JPA
9 4 (1.87%) WPF
9 4 (1.87%) Spring Web Flow
9 4 (1.87%) CSS
9 4 (1.87%) JDBC
9 4 (1.87%) JMS
9 4 (1.87%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.88%) Equities
2 19 (8.88%) Derivative
3 17 (7.94%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.07%) Physics
5 10 (4.67%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.74%) User Experience
7 7 (3.27%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.34%) Chemistry
8 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) GIS
10 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.93%) EFT
11 1 (0.47%) DTV
11 1 (0.47%) LIMS
11 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.47%) iSeries
11 1 (0.47%) CUDA
11 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.96%) Windows
2 24 (11.21%) Linux
3 22 (10.28%) UNIX
4 13 (6.07%) Solaris
5 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) CentOS
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.47%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.77%) Test Automation
3 46 (21.50%) Test Scripting
3 46 (21.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 41 (19.16%) Software Engineering
5 36 (16.82%) Test Management
5 36 (16.82%) Regression Testing
5 36 (16.82%) Test Strategy
6 31 (14.49%) Workflow
7 28 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (11.68%) Load Testing
9 24 (11.21%) Test Planning
10 23 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (10.75%) TDD
11 21 (9.81%) Performance Testing
12 19 (8.88%) Scrum
12 19 (8.88%) SDLC
13 17 (7.94%) Manual Testing
13 17 (7.94%) System Testing
13 17 (7.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (38.32%) SQL
2 78 (36.45%) Java
3 53 (24.77%) C++
4 52 (24.30%) C#
5 47 (21.96%) JavaScript
6 37 (17.29%) Perl
7 30 (14.02%) Python
8 29 (13.55%) C
9 22 (10.28%) VB
10 19 (8.88%) Ruby
11 17 (7.94%) PHP
11 17 (7.94%) VB6
12 11 (5.14%) T-SQL
12 11 (5.14%) VBScript
13 9 (4.21%) PL/SQL
13 9 (4.21%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.80%) VB.NET
15 5 (2.34%) sed
15 5 (2.34%) AWK
16 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 77 (35.98%) ISTQB
2 68 (31.78%) Degree
3 58 (27.10%) ISEB
4 35 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) MBA
7 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (28.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (15.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (11.21%) HP
2 23 (10.75%) Oracle
3 15 (7.01%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.80%) VMware
6 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.93%) F5
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 15 days ago