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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 142 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 68 116 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.71% 2.62% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 3.04% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 61 111 98
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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
3331 3813 4431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.97% 86.25% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2787 3198 3629
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -13 13 £31,500 +3.27% 1
Woking +4 9 £32,500 -21.21%
Guildford -23 7 £33,250 -16.87%
Reigate -13 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Redhill +4 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Leatherhead +9 2 - - 2
Cobham +1 2 £38,000 +8.57%
Camberley -11 1 £42,000 +20.00%
Weybridge -20 1 £27,500 -12.69% 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 59 (44.70%) ISTQB
2 58 (43.94%) ISEB
3 53 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (40.15%) QA
4 52 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 48 (36.36%) Finance
6 42 (31.82%) Test Automation
7 39 (29.55%) Non-Functional Testing
8 37 (28.03%) Manual Testing
8 37 (28.03%) Test Scripting
9 34 (25.76%) Degree
10 31 (23.48%) Software Engineering
10 31 (23.48%) Functional Testing
11 30 (22.73%) C#
11 30 (22.73%) Regression Testing
12 29 (21.97%) Python
12 29 (21.97%) Automated Testing
13 28 (21.21%) Perl
14 26 (19.70%) Windows
14 26 (19.70%) Time Management
14 26 (19.70%) SDLC
15 25 (18.94%) BDD
15 25 (18.94%) Linux
15 25 (18.94%) Telecoms
16 23 (17.42%) Scrum
16 23 (17.42%) C++
17 22 (16.67%) SQL
18 21 (15.91%) HP UFT
18 21 (15.91%) Test Strategy
18 21 (15.91%) System Testing

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 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (0.76%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.36%) VoIP
2 3 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) GSM
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Network Security
3 1 (0.76%) SCCP
3 1 (0.76%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (0.76%) snoop
3 1 (0.76%) SS7
3 1 (0.76%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.76%) UMTS
3 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.03%) MySQL
2 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (15.91%) HP UFT
2 16 (12.12%) Selenium
3 15 (11.36%) InstallShield
4 12 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 11 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 11 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (7.58%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.03%) JMeter
8 3 (2.27%) JUnit
8 3 (2.27%) NUnit
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.52%) JIRA
9 2 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.52%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.76%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.76%) PyUnit
10 1 (0.76%) WatiN
10 1 (0.76%) WebLOAD
General
1 48 (36.36%) Finance
2 25 (18.94%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.09%) Automotive
3 12 (9.09%) Back Office
4 8 (6.06%) Aerospace
5 7 (5.30%) Marketing
6 3 (2.27%) Electronics
6 3 (2.27%) Games
6 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.52%) Banking
7 2 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (50.76%) Analyst
2 51 (38.64%) Test Analyst
3 48 (36.36%) Tester
4 33 (25.00%) Junior
5 23 (17.42%) Automation Tester
6 19 (14.39%) Automation Test Analyst
6 19 (14.39%) Junior Analyst
6 19 (14.39%) Test Engineer
7 17 (12.88%) Agile Test Analyst
8 14 (10.61%) Software Analyst
9 13 (9.85%) Web Tester
10 12 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
10 12 (9.09%) Web Engineer
11 11 (8.33%) Junior Tester
11 11 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
11 11 (8.33%) QA Analyst
11 11 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
11 11 (8.33%) Software Tester
12 10 (7.58%) Junior Support Analyst
13 9 (6.82%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.39%) XML
2 7 (5.30%) HTML
3 6 (4.55%) .NET
3 6 (4.55%) CSS
3 6 (4.55%) Java EE
4 5 (3.79%) SOAP
5 4 (3.03%) Web Services
6 3 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.27%) JSON
6 3 (2.27%) RESTful
6 3 (2.27%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.76%) HTML5
7 1 (0.76%) jQuery
7 1 (0.76%) LAMP
7 1 (0.76%) LESS
7 1 (0.76%) Sass
7 1 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Computer Science
1 21 (15.91%) Mathematics
2 15 (11.36%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.06%) Physics
4 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.55%) AS400
5 6 (4.55%) iSeries
6 5 (3.79%) Chemistry
6 5 (3.79%) Cybercrime
7 3 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.27%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.52%) iPad
9 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.70%) Windows
2 25 (18.94%) Linux
3 19 (14.39%) Unix
4 15 (11.36%) Solaris
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 42 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 39 (29.55%) Non-Functional Testing
5 37 (28.03%) Manual Testing
5 37 (28.03%) Test Scripting
6 31 (23.48%) Functional Testing
6 31 (23.48%) Software Engineering
7 30 (22.73%) Regression Testing
8 29 (21.97%) Automated Testing
9 26 (19.70%) SDLC
9 26 (19.70%) Time Management
10 25 (18.94%) BDD
11 23 (17.42%) Scrum
12 21 (15.91%) System Testing
12 21 (15.91%) Test Strategy
13 20 (15.15%) Automation Testing
14 18 (13.64%) TDD
15 15 (11.36%) Performance Testing
16 14 (10.61%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.73%) C#
2 29 (21.97%) Python
3 28 (21.21%) Perl
4 23 (17.42%) C++
5 22 (16.67%) SQL
6 21 (15.91%) Ruby
7 18 (13.64%) C
7 18 (13.64%) Java
8 10 (7.58%) VB
9 6 (4.55%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.79%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.03%) VBScript
12 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.52%) PHP
14 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 59 (44.70%) ISTQB
2 58 (43.94%) ISEB
3 34 (25.76%) Degree
4 21 (15.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (40.15%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) SDET
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Red Hat
2 11 (8.33%) MKS
2 11 (8.33%) TOWER Software
3 9 (6.82%) HP
4 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.55%) IBM
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle
7 3 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) CODA
8 1 (0.76%) Google
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Annual Bonus (20%) and Package
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Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago