The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 88 130 126
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 145 81 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.86% 1.61% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 2.13% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 118 77 104
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4053 3808 4371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 79.85% 75.81% 77.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3304 3005 3714
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
South East

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +29 31 £34,000 +0.74% 1
Woking +24 29 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Reigate 0 18 £50,000 +48.14% 1
Leatherhead -5 14 £49,500 +16.47%
Walton-on-Thames +5 4 £32,500 +25.00%
Redhill -17 4 £52,500 +13.51%
Weybridge - 2 £29,000 -
Camberley - 1 £28,500 -
Chertsey - 1 £30,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 115 (46.56%) SQL
1 115 (46.56%) Degree
2 88 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (33.60%) Java
4 80 (32.39%) QA
5 78 (31.58%) ISEB
6 77 (31.17%) Test Automation
7 73 (29.55%) Test Scripting
8 72 (29.15%) C#
9 67 (27.13%) Finance
10 65 (26.32%) Mathematics
11 63 (25.51%) Test Strategy
12 59 (23.89%) Computer Science
13 56 (22.67%) OO
14 54 (21.86%) C++
15 50 (20.24%) .NET
15 50 (20.24%) Selenium
16 49 (19.84%) QuickTest Pro
17 42 (17.00%) Microsoft
18 39 (15.79%) Manual Testing
19 36 (14.57%) Automated Testing
19 36 (14.57%) ISTQB
19 36 (14.57%) JavaScript
20 35 (14.17%) Oracle
20 35 (14.17%) Scrum
21 33 (13.36%) Web Services
22 32 (12.96%) Python
22 32 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
23 31 (12.55%) TDD
24 30 (12.15%) V-Model

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 13 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (2.02%) Jetty
3 4 (1.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.62%) IIS
4 3 (1.21%) Confluence
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.40%) nginx
6 1 (0.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Revit
2 1 (0.40%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
2 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.05%) Internet
2 6 (2.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.02%) DNS
4 4 (1.62%) VPN
5 3 (1.21%) HTTP
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.34%) MySQL
2 23 (9.31%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (20.24%) Selenium
2 49 (19.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 25 (10.12%) WebDriver
4 16 (6.48%) Jenkins
5 15 (6.07%) JIRA
6 14 (5.67%) JUnit
6 14 (5.67%) TestNG
7 12 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (4.05%) Visual Studio
9 9 (3.64%) Ranorex
9 9 (3.64%) TestComplete
9 9 (3.64%) FitNesse
10 8 (3.24%) Toad
10 8 (3.24%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.83%) InstallAnywhere
11 7 (2.83%) InstallShield
12 6 (2.43%) AdminStudio
12 6 (2.43%) MSI
12 6 (2.43%) Subversion
12 6 (2.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 67 (27.13%) Finance
2 11 (4.45%) Banking
3 10 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (35.22%) Analyst
2 82 (33.20%) Tester
3 66 (26.72%) Test Analyst
4 51 (20.65%) Developer
5 40 (16.19%) QA Analyst
6 28 (11.34%) Software Tester
6 28 (11.34%) Test Engineer
6 28 (11.34%) QA Test Analyst
7 24 (9.72%) Software Developer
8 23 (9.31%) QA Tester
9 22 (8.91%) Automated Test Analyst
10 19 (7.69%) Test Manager
11 15 (6.07%) Junior
12 14 (5.67%) Senior Manager
12 14 (5.67%) Automation Test Analyst
12 14 (5.67%) Senior Test Manager
12 14 (5.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 14 (5.67%) Automation Analyst
13 11 (4.45%) Junior Developer
14 10 (4.05%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.24%) .NET
2 33 (13.36%) Web Services
3 20 (8.10%) HTML
4 19 (7.69%) CSS
5 18 (7.29%) XML
6 8 (3.24%) J2EE
6 8 (3.24%) Swing
6 8 (3.24%) Spring
7 7 (2.83%) LAMP
8 6 (2.43%) WSDL
8 6 (2.43%) SOAP
8 6 (2.43%) XSD
9 3 (1.21%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.21%) jQuery
9 3 (1.21%) WPF
9 3 (1.21%) LINQ
10 2 (0.81%) XSLT
10 2 (0.81%) JDBC
10 2 (0.81%) MFC
10 2 (0.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 65 (26.32%) Mathematics
2 59 (23.89%) Computer Science
3 29 (11.74%) Life Science
4 28 (11.34%) Chemistry
5 19 (7.69%) Biology
6 14 (5.67%) Mobile App
7 12 (4.86%) Physics
8 10 (4.05%) Statistics
9 6 (2.43%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.02%) Social Media
10 5 (2.02%) VHDL
11 3 (1.21%) LIMS
12 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.40%) Data Conversion
13 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.40%) Derivative
13 1 (0.40%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.72%) Windows
2 9 (3.64%) Linux
3 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) CentOS
4 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.40%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.17%) Test Automation
3 73 (29.55%) Test Scripting
4 63 (25.51%) Test Strategy
5 56 (22.67%) OO
6 39 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 36 (14.57%) Automated Testing
8 35 (14.17%) Scrum
9 32 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (12.55%) TDD
11 30 (12.15%) V-Model
12 26 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (7.29%) Test Management
13 18 (7.29%) Business Analysis
13 18 (7.29%) BDD
14 17 (6.88%) Waterfall
15 16 (6.48%) System Testing
15 16 (6.48%) Information Management
16 15 (6.07%) Time Management
17 14 (5.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (46.56%) SQL
2 83 (33.60%) Java
3 72 (29.15%) C#
4 54 (21.86%) C++
5 36 (14.57%) JavaScript
6 32 (12.96%) Python
7 17 (6.88%) C
8 15 (6.07%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.05%) Perl
10 9 (3.64%) PHP
10 9 (3.64%) Delphi
11 6 (2.43%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.21%) Ruby
13 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 115 (46.56%) Degree
2 78 (31.58%) ISEB
3 36 (14.57%) ISTQB
4 29 (11.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (10.53%) PhD
6 17 (6.88%) Security Cleared
7 13 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.05%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.43%) MCSE
10 4 (1.62%) MCP
10 4 (1.62%) MCTS
11 3 (1.21%) CCNA
11 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (32.39%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) ISO 9000
2 2 (0.81%) HL7
2 2 (0.81%) DICOM
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.17%) Oracle
3 13 (5.26%) HP
4 12 (4.86%) VMware
5 4 (1.62%) Apple
6 3 (1.21%) Altova
6 3 (1.21%) Cisco
6 3 (1.21%) Empirix
7 2 (0.81%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.40%) Percona
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix
8 1 (0.40%) MathWorks
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