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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 82 137 124
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 149 72 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 3.13% 1.53% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 1.93% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 135 65 97
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
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
3842 3740 4115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.82% 79.22% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3062 3026 3467
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +24 25 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Reigate -7 23 £50,000 +66.66%
Leatherhead - 23 £50,000 - 1
Redhill -9 10 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Woking +7 9 £35,750 +10.00%
Weybridge - 3 £37,500 - 1
Walton-on-Thames +4 1 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Camberley - 1 £28,500 -
Chertsey - 1 £30,000 -
Dorking - 1 £30,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 143 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (44.48%) SQL
3 126 (42.14%) Degree
4 95 (31.77%) ISEB
5 92 (30.77%) Java
6 87 (29.10%) Finance
7 85 (28.43%) QA
8 84 (28.09%) Test Scripting
9 73 (24.41%) C#
10 72 (24.08%) Test Automation
11 69 (23.08%) Test Strategy
12 66 (22.07%) Selenium
12 66 (22.07%) Manual Testing
13 63 (21.07%) Mathematics
14 61 (20.40%) QuickTest Pro
15 60 (20.07%) OO
16 58 (19.40%) Microsoft
16 58 (19.40%) C++
17 52 (17.39%) Computer Science
18 50 (16.72%) Web Services
19 49 (16.39%) ISTQB
19 49 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (16.05%) Oracle
21 46 (15.38%) .NET
22 44 (14.72%) JavaScript
23 42 (14.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 41 (13.71%) Python
24 41 (13.71%) Automated Testing
25 40 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
26 38 (12.71%) Windows

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.34%) IIS
3 4 (1.34%) Jetty
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.00%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) nginx
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.34%) Internet
2 6 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.67%) DNS
4 4 (1.34%) VPN
5 3 (1.00%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.37%) MySQL
2 27 (9.03%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.03%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.35%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (22.07%) Selenium
2 61 (20.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 35 (11.71%) WebDriver
4 26 (8.70%) JIRA
5 23 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 19 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (5.69%) Ranorex
7 17 (5.69%) TestComplete
8 15 (5.02%) TestNG
8 15 (5.02%) JUnit
9 14 (4.68%) FitNesse
10 13 (4.35%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.68%) Visual Studio
11 11 (3.68%) SpecFlow
12 8 (2.68%) Toad
13 7 (2.34%) InstallShield
13 7 (2.34%) JMeter
13 7 (2.34%) InstallAnywhere
14 6 (2.01%) MSTest
14 6 (2.01%) Subversion
General
1 87 (29.10%) Finance
2 12 (4.01%) Banking
3 11 (3.68%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.00%) Marketing
7 2 (0.67%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (36.12%) Analyst
2 88 (29.43%) Test Analyst
3 67 (22.41%) Tester
4 61 (20.40%) Developer
5 39 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 34 (11.37%) QA Analyst
7 30 (10.03%) Software Tester
8 27 (9.03%) Test Engineer
9 24 (8.03%) QA Test Analyst
10 19 (6.35%) Test Manager
11 15 (5.02%) Junior
11 15 (5.02%) Automation Test Analyst
11 15 (5.02%) Automation Analyst
11 15 (5.02%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 14 (4.68%) Senior Manager
12 14 (4.68%) Senior Test Manager
13 13 (4.35%) QA Tester
13 13 (4.35%) Automated Test Analyst
14 12 (4.01%) QA Engineer
14 12 (4.01%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (16.72%) Web Services
2 46 (15.38%) .NET
3 28 (9.36%) XML
4 25 (8.36%) HTML
5 18 (6.02%) CSS
6 16 (5.35%) LAMP
7 12 (4.01%) SOAP
8 11 (3.68%) WSDL
8 11 (3.68%) XSD
9 8 (2.68%) WPF
9 8 (2.68%) LINQ
10 7 (2.34%) Swing
10 7 (2.34%) Spring
11 5 (1.67%) J2EE
12 4 (1.34%) Regular Expression
13 3 (1.00%) jQuery
13 3 (1.00%) JDBC
13 3 (1.00%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.67%) MFC
14 2 (0.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 63 (21.07%) Mathematics
2 52 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 49 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (10.37%) Life Science
5 29 (9.70%) Chemistry
6 21 (7.02%) Biology
7 14 (4.68%) Mobile App
8 13 (4.35%) Physics
9 10 (3.34%) Client/Server
9 10 (3.34%) Statistics
10 8 (2.68%) VHDL
11 6 (2.01%) LIMS
11 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.67%) Social Media
13 2 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.33%) SWIFT
14 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.33%) User Experience
14 1 (0.33%) Data Conversion
14 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.71%) Windows
2 12 (4.01%) Linux
3 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) CentOS
4 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (28.09%) Test Scripting
3 72 (24.08%) Test Automation
4 69 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 66 (22.07%) Manual Testing
6 60 (20.07%) OO
7 41 (13.71%) Automated Testing
8 40 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (12.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (11.04%) Test Management
11 32 (10.70%) V-Model
12 30 (10.03%) TDD
12 30 (10.03%) Scrum
13 27 (9.03%) Performance Testing
14 26 (8.70%) Test Planning
15 25 (8.36%) Workflow
16 22 (7.36%) System Testing
17 21 (7.02%) Load Testing
18 20 (6.69%) Regression Testing
19 19 (6.35%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (44.48%) SQL
2 92 (30.77%) Java
3 73 (24.41%) C#
4 58 (19.40%) C++
5 44 (14.72%) JavaScript
6 41 (13.71%) Python
7 25 (8.36%) Perl
8 23 (7.69%) C
9 18 (6.02%) PHP
10 17 (5.69%) Delphi
11 15 (5.02%) PL/SQL
12 14 (4.68%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.67%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.34%) VB
15 2 (0.67%) Ruby
15 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (42.14%) Degree
2 95 (31.77%) ISEB
3 49 (16.39%) ISTQB
4 42 (14.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 31 (10.37%) PhD
6 17 (5.69%) Security Cleared
7 13 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 10 (3.34%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (3.01%) MCSE
9 9 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.34%) MCP
10 4 (1.34%) MCTS
11 3 (1.00%) CCNA
11 3 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (28.43%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) HL7
2 2 (0.67%) DICOM
2 2 (0.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (10.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) Check_MK
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 48 (16.05%) Oracle
3 31 (10.37%) HP
4 12 (4.01%) VMware
5 6 (2.01%) MathWorks
6 4 (1.34%) Telerik
6 4 (1.34%) Red Gate
6 4 (1.34%) Apple
7 3 (1.00%) Empirix
7 3 (1.00%) Cisco
7 3 (1.00%) Altova
8 1 (0.33%) Capita
8 1 (0.33%) Percona
8 1 (0.33%) Citrix
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.33%) Charles River
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: Competetive (Negotiable)
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive (Negotiable)
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
OpenBet Technology
Posted: 16 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago