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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 81 133 128
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 162 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 3.27% 1.64% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 2.10% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 137 71 100
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
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
3977 3756 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.25% 77.78% 77.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3217 2942 3567
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +26 33 £34,000 +1.49% 1
Leatherhead - 22 £50,000 -
Reigate -5 20 £50,000 +66.66%
Woking +4 13 £30,000 -7.69%
Redhill -12 9 £52,500 +16.66%
Walton-on-Thames +4 3 £32,500 +25.00%
Weybridge - 3 £37,500 -
Dorking -17 1 £30,000 -14.28%
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 29 August 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.

1 127 (44.72%) SQL
2 122 (42.96%) Degree
3 91 (32.04%) ISEB
4 89 (31.34%) Java
5 87 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (29.93%) Test Scripting
7 84 (29.58%) QA
8 81 (28.52%) Finance
9 74 (26.06%) Test Automation
10 71 (25.00%) C#
11 66 (23.24%) Test Strategy
12 63 (22.18%) Mathematics
13 62 (21.83%) Selenium
14 58 (20.42%) QuickTest Pro
15 57 (20.07%) OO
16 55 (19.37%) C++
17 53 (18.66%) Computer Science
18 52 (18.31%) Microsoft
19 49 (17.25%) Manual Testing
20 46 (16.20%) ISTQB
20 46 (16.20%) .NET
20 46 (16.20%) Web Services
21 44 (15.49%) Oracle
22 42 (14.79%) JavaScript
23 39 (13.73%) Automated Testing
24 38 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
24 38 (13.38%) Python
24 38 (13.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 37 (13.03%) User Acceptance Testing
26 34 (11.97%) MySQL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.76%) Jetty
2 5 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.41%) IIS
4 3 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.06%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) nginx
5 1 (0.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.46%) Internet
2 6 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.76%) DNS
4 4 (1.41%) VPN
5 3 (1.06%) HTTP
6 1 (0.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.97%) MySQL
2 26 (9.15%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.87%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (21.83%) Selenium
2 58 (20.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 32 (11.27%) WebDriver
4 23 (8.10%) JIRA
5 21 (7.39%) Jenkins
6 18 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (5.28%) TestNG
7 15 (5.28%) JUnit
8 14 (4.93%) TestComplete
8 14 (4.93%) Ranorex
9 13 (4.58%) FitNesse
10 12 (4.23%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.87%) Visual Studio
12 10 (3.52%) SpecFlow
13 8 (2.82%) Toad
14 7 (2.46%) InstallShield
14 7 (2.46%) InstallAnywhere
15 6 (2.11%) AdminStudio
15 6 (2.11%) MSI
15 6 (2.11%) Subversion
General
1 81 (28.52%) Finance
2 12 (4.23%) Banking
3 11 (3.87%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.06%) Marketing
7 2 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (35.56%) Analyst
2 80 (28.17%) Test Analyst
3 73 (25.70%) Tester
4 57 (20.07%) Developer
5 35 (12.32%) QA Analyst
6 33 (11.62%) Software Developer
7 31 (10.92%) Software Tester
8 27 (9.51%) Test Engineer
9 25 (8.80%) QA Test Analyst
10 19 (6.69%) Test Manager
11 15 (5.28%) Junior
11 15 (5.28%) QA Tester
11 15 (5.28%) Automation Test Analyst
11 15 (5.28%) Automation Analyst
11 15 (5.28%) Automated Test Analyst
11 15 (5.28%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 14 (4.93%) Senior Test Manager
12 14 (4.93%) Senior Manager
13 11 (3.87%) QA Manager
13 11 (3.87%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.20%) .NET
1 46 (16.20%) Web Services
2 25 (8.80%) XML
3 24 (8.45%) HTML
4 19 (6.69%) CSS
5 13 (4.58%) LAMP
6 11 (3.87%) SOAP
7 10 (3.52%) WSDL
7 10 (3.52%) XSD
8 8 (2.82%) Swing
8 8 (2.82%) Spring
9 7 (2.46%) J2EE
10 5 (1.76%) WPF
10 5 (1.76%) LINQ
11 3 (1.06%) jQuery
11 3 (1.06%) JDBC
11 3 (1.06%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.70%) MFC
12 2 (0.70%) XSLT
12 2 (0.70%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 63 (22.18%) Mathematics
2 53 (18.66%) Computer Science
3 30 (10.56%) Life Science
4 29 (10.21%) Chemistry
5 20 (7.04%) Biology
6 14 (4.93%) Mobile App
7 13 (4.58%) Physics
8 10 (3.52%) Statistics
9 8 (2.82%) VHDL
9 8 (2.82%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.11%) LIMS
10 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.76%) Social Media
12 2 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.35%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.35%) Data Conversion
13 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.97%) Windows
2 12 (4.23%) Linux
3 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) CentOS
4 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (29.93%) Test Scripting
3 74 (26.06%) Test Automation
4 66 (23.24%) Test Strategy
5 57 (20.07%) OO
6 49 (17.25%) Manual Testing
7 39 (13.73%) Automated Testing
8 38 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (13.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (11.62%) Scrum
11 32 (11.27%) V-Model
12 31 (10.92%) TDD
13 28 (9.86%) Test Management
14 23 (8.10%) Performance Testing
14 23 (8.10%) System Testing
15 22 (7.75%) Workflow
16 19 (6.69%) Information Management
17 18 (6.34%) Business Analysis
17 18 (6.34%) Load Testing
17 18 (6.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 127 (44.72%) SQL
2 89 (31.34%) Java
3 71 (25.00%) C#
4 55 (19.37%) C++
5 42 (14.79%) JavaScript
6 38 (13.38%) Python
7 22 (7.75%) C
8 19 (6.69%) Perl
9 16 (5.63%) PL/SQL
10 15 (5.28%) PHP
11 14 (4.93%) Delphi
12 11 (3.87%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.76%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.06%) Ruby
14 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.70%) VB
16 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 122 (42.96%) Degree
2 91 (32.04%) ISEB
3 46 (16.20%) ISTQB
4 38 (13.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (10.56%) PhD
6 17 (5.99%) Security Cleared
7 13 (4.58%) SC Cleared
8 10 (3.52%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (3.17%) MCSE
9 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.41%) MCTS
10 4 (1.41%) MCP
11 3 (1.06%) CCNA
11 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (29.58%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) HL7
2 2 (0.70%) DICOM
2 2 (0.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (9.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Check_MK
2 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 44 (15.49%) Oracle
3 26 (9.15%) HP
4 12 (4.23%) VMware
5 4 (1.41%) Apple
6 3 (1.06%) Empirix
6 3 (1.06%) Cisco
6 3 (1.06%) Altova
6 3 (1.06%) MathWorks
7 2 (0.70%) Red Gate
7 2 (0.70%) Telerik
8 1 (0.35%) Capita
8 1 (0.35%) Percona
8 1 (0.35%) Citrix
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.35%) Charles River
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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3di Information Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday