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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 112 156 90
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -66
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 99 45 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.27% 1.01% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.21% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 94 36 130
Average salary £36,750 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,375
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.87%
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
3649 3714 3843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.62% 83.12% 80.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3027 2947 3037
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Woking +15 13 £35,000 - 3
Reigate +4 11 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Walton-on-Thames +8 9 £30,500 +1.66% 2
Leatherhead - 9 £50,000 -
Cobham - 8 £34,000 -
Chertsey +15 6 £35,000 +20.68%
Guildford +7 4 £39,500 +2.59% 1
Weybridge - 4 £31,500 -
Epsom +3 2 £70,000 +64.70%
Camberley -2 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Redhill -4 2 £55,000 +41.02%
Staines - 1 £50,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (42.11%) SQL
2 85 (40.67%) Finance
3 73 (34.93%) ISTQB
4 71 (33.97%) Test Automation
5 70 (33.49%) ISEB
6 69 (33.01%) C#
7 68 (32.54%) Java
8 65 (31.10%) QA
9 61 (29.19%) Degree
10 58 (27.75%) C++
11 57 (27.27%) Perl
12 51 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (22.01%) Python
14 45 (21.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 45 (21.53%) Test Scripting
15 44 (21.05%) Windows
15 44 (21.05%) Test Strategy
16 43 (20.57%) Software Engineering
17 42 (20.10%) QuickTest Pro
18 38 (18.18%) Regression Testing
19 37 (17.70%) XML
19 37 (17.70%) Test Management
19 37 (17.70%) Selenium
20 36 (17.22%) Workflow
20 36 (17.22%) HP Quality Center
21 35 (16.75%) Performance Testing
22 34 (16.27%) Oracle
22 34 (16.27%) JavaScript
23 33 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 30 (14.35%) WebDriver

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (1.91%) IIS
1 4 (1.91%) Apache
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.48%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.35%) VoIP
2 5 (2.39%) HTTP
2 5 (2.39%) DNS
2 5 (2.39%) Internet
3 4 (1.91%) DHCP
4 2 (0.96%) LAN
4 2 (0.96%) WAN
5 1 (0.48%) Firewall
5 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.88%) MySQL
2 27 (12.92%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.61%) Oracle Database
4 14 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.74%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (4.31%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.96%) QlikView
11 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (20.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 37 (17.70%) Selenium
3 30 (14.35%) WebDriver
4 27 (12.92%) JMeter
5 22 (10.53%) JIRA
6 18 (8.61%) Jenkins
7 16 (7.66%) InstallShield
8 11 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (5.26%) SoapUI
9 9 (4.31%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.87%) NUnit
12 5 (2.39%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (1.91%) Ranorex
13 4 (1.91%) Subversion
13 4 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (1.91%) Toad
13 4 (1.91%) TestDirector
13 4 (1.91%) TestComplete
14 3 (1.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 85 (40.67%) Finance
2 17 (8.13%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.74%) Marketing
4 4 (1.91%) Legal
5 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (35.41%) Analyst
2 50 (23.92%) Test Analyst
3 42 (20.10%) Developer
4 39 (18.66%) Tester
5 28 (13.40%) Test Engineer
6 23 (11.00%) Automation Engineer
7 20 (9.57%) QA Analyst
8 18 (8.61%) Software Engineer
9 17 (8.13%) Administrator
10 14 (6.70%) Software Developer
11 12 (5.74%) QA Tester
12 11 (5.26%) Software Tester
12 11 (5.26%) DBA
13 10 (4.78%) SQL Server DBA
13 10 (4.78%) SQL DBA
14 9 (4.31%) C# Developer
14 9 (4.31%) Server Administrator
14 9 (4.31%) Systems Support
15 8 (3.83%) Junior
15 8 (3.83%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.70%) XML
2 30 (14.35%) Web Services
3 18 (8.61%) LAMP
4 15 (7.18%) .NET
5 10 (4.78%) Regular Expression
6 8 (3.83%) HTML
7 7 (3.35%) CSS
7 7 (3.35%) HTML5
8 6 (2.87%) WPF
9 5 (2.39%) CSS3
9 5 (2.39%) WinForms
10 3 (1.44%) Swing
10 3 (1.44%) Spring
10 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.44%) JDBC
10 3 (1.44%) LINQ
11 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.96%) WCF
11 2 (0.96%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.96%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.57%) Mathematics
2 19 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.31%) Physics
4 9 (4.31%) Client/Server
4 9 (4.31%) User Experience
5 8 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.35%) Equities
6 7 (3.35%) Derivative
7 5 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.39%) VHDL
7 5 (2.39%) Open Source
8 4 (1.91%) LIMS
9 2 (0.96%) GIS
9 2 (0.96%) PMI
9 2 (0.96%) EFT
10 1 (0.48%) CUDA
10 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.48%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.48%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.05%) Windows
2 30 (14.35%) Linux
3 26 (12.44%) UNIX
4 15 (7.18%) Solaris
5 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.87%) CentOS
5 6 (2.87%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) Tizen
7 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.97%) Test Automation
2 51 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (21.53%) Test Scripting
3 45 (21.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 44 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 43 (20.57%) Software Engineering
6 38 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 37 (17.70%) Test Management
8 36 (17.22%) Workflow
9 35 (16.75%) Performance Testing
10 29 (13.88%) Test Planning
11 26 (12.44%) Manual Testing
12 23 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (10.53%) Load Testing
14 20 (9.57%) System Testing
14 20 (9.57%) Time Management
14 20 (9.57%) Automation Testing
15 18 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (8.61%) OO
16 16 (7.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 88 (42.11%) SQL
2 69 (33.01%) C#
3 68 (32.54%) Java
4 58 (27.75%) C++
5 57 (27.27%) Perl
6 46 (22.01%) Python
7 34 (16.27%) JavaScript
8 26 (12.44%) C
9 22 (10.53%) PHP
10 18 (8.61%) Ruby
11 11 (5.26%) T-SQL
12 10 (4.78%) VBScript
13 9 (4.31%) AWK
13 9 (4.31%) Shell Script
13 9 (4.31%) sed
14 8 (3.83%) MATLAB
14 8 (3.83%) VB
15 7 (3.35%) VB6
16 4 (1.91%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 73 (34.93%) ISTQB
2 70 (33.49%) ISEB
3 61 (29.19%) Degree
4 33 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.39%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.39%) PhD
6 4 (1.91%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.96%) VCP4
8 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.96%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (31.10%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.91%) KVM
3 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (17.22%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.91%) Nagios
2 4 (1.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (16.27%) Oracle
2 28 (13.40%) HP
3 21 (10.05%) Red Hat
4 19 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.91%) Citrix
5 4 (1.91%) VMware
6 3 (1.44%) MathWorks
6 3 (1.44%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.44%) F5
7 1 (0.48%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.48%) Telerik
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago