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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 114 158 93
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -65
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 99 46 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.23% 1.08% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.31% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 94 43 143
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
3721 3516 4019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.96% 82.26% 78.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3114 2761 3394
Average salary £47,500 £47,209 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.61% +4.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,750
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Reigate -8 14 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Chertsey - 13 £31,250 -
Leatherhead - 10 £50,000 -
Woking +24 9 £50,000 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 8 £30,500 - 1
Cobham -4 7 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Guildford -7 6 £41,000 +7.89% 2
Redhill -3 5 £30,000 -23.07% 1
Camberley -14 4 £36,250 -23.68%
Staines - 1 £50,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 112 (47.06%) SQL
2 98 (41.18%) Finance
3 77 (32.35%) Java
4 76 (31.93%) ISEB
4 76 (31.93%) Degree
5 71 (29.83%) QA
6 68 (28.57%) C#
7 66 (27.73%) ISTQB
8 64 (26.89%) Test Automation
9 60 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (23.53%) C++
11 55 (23.11%) Perl
12 50 (21.01%) Test Strategy
13 49 (20.59%) Test Scripting
14 47 (19.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 47 (19.75%) HP Quality Center
15 46 (19.33%) Selenium
15 46 (19.33%) Test Management
16 45 (18.91%) Workflow
16 45 (18.91%) Windows
17 44 (18.49%) Web Services
17 44 (18.49%) QuickTest Pro
18 43 (18.07%) Oracle
18 43 (18.07%) Python
19 40 (16.81%) HP
19 40 (16.81%) Performance Testing
20 39 (16.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 38 (15.97%) Manual Testing
22 36 (15.13%) Software Engineering
22 36 (15.13%) JavaScript

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (1.68%) IIS
1 4 (1.68%) Apache
1 4 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.68%) DHCP
1 4 (1.68%) HTTP
1 4 (1.68%) DNS
1 4 (1.68%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) LAN
2 2 (0.84%) VoIP
2 2 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.87%) MySQL
2 30 (12.61%) SQL Server
3 29 (12.18%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.46%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.78%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.84%) QlikView
11 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (19.33%) Selenium
2 44 (18.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (15.13%) WebDriver
4 30 (12.61%) JIRA
5 28 (11.76%) JMeter
6 24 (10.08%) Jenkins
7 14 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (4.62%) InstallShield
8 11 (4.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (4.20%) Ranorex
9 10 (4.20%) SoapUI
9 10 (4.20%) TestComplete
10 9 (3.78%) NUnit
10 9 (3.78%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.52%) FitNesse
11 6 (2.52%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.52%) MSTest
11 6 (2.52%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.10%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (1.68%) Subversion
General
1 98 (41.18%) Finance
2 13 (5.46%) Marketing
3 8 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.84%) Billing
6 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (37.39%) Analyst
2 74 (31.09%) Test Analyst
3 50 (21.01%) Developer
4 39 (16.39%) Tester
5 28 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 27 (11.34%) Automation Engineer
7 26 (10.92%) Software Developer
8 17 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 17 (7.14%) QA Analyst
9 16 (6.72%) Administrator
10 14 (5.88%) Software Tester
11 12 (5.04%) QA Engineer
11 12 (5.04%) Senior QA Engineer
11 12 (5.04%) Software Test Analyst
11 12 (5.04%) QA Tester
11 12 (5.04%) QA Automation Engineer
12 10 (4.20%) DBA
13 9 (3.78%) Software Test Engineer
14 8 (3.36%) SQL DBA
14 8 (3.36%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.49%) Web Services
2 34 (14.29%) XML
3 24 (10.08%) LAMP
4 14 (5.88%) .NET
5 12 (5.04%) HTML
6 10 (4.20%) Regular Expression
7 9 (3.78%) WPF
8 8 (3.36%) SOAP
9 7 (2.94%) CSS
10 6 (2.52%) XSD
10 6 (2.52%) WSDL
10 6 (2.52%) LINQ
11 5 (2.10%) HTML5
11 5 (2.10%) CSS3
12 4 (1.68%) Swing
12 4 (1.68%) Spring
12 4 (1.68%) JDBC
13 3 (1.26%) WinForms
14 2 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
14 2 (0.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.50%) Mathematics
2 24 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.30%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.04%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.78%) VHDL
5 9 (3.78%) Physics
6 8 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.94%) LIMS
8 6 (2.52%) User Experience
9 5 (2.10%) Open Source
10 3 (1.26%) Biology
10 3 (1.26%) Equities
10 3 (1.26%) Derivative
10 3 (1.26%) Life Science
11 2 (0.84%) GIS
11 2 (0.84%) PMI
11 2 (0.84%) Chemistry
12 1 (0.42%) CUDA
12 1 (0.42%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.91%) Windows
2 26 (10.92%) Linux
3 18 (7.56%) UNIX
4 10 (4.20%) Solaris
5 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.52%) CentOS
5 6 (2.52%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Tizen
7 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (26.89%) Test Automation
2 60 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.01%) Test Strategy
4 49 (20.59%) Test Scripting
5 47 (19.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 46 (19.33%) Test Management
7 45 (18.91%) Workflow
8 40 (16.81%) Performance Testing
9 38 (15.97%) Manual Testing
10 36 (15.13%) Software Engineering
11 35 (14.71%) Test Planning
12 33 (13.87%) Regression Testing
13 30 (12.61%) OO
14 29 (12.18%) Load Testing
15 26 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (10.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (8.82%) System Testing
18 19 (7.98%) Automated Testing
19 17 (7.14%) Time Management
19 17 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (47.06%) SQL
2 77 (32.35%) Java
3 68 (28.57%) C#
4 56 (23.53%) C++
5 55 (23.11%) Perl
6 43 (18.07%) Python
7 36 (15.13%) JavaScript
8 28 (11.76%) PHP
9 26 (10.92%) C
10 15 (6.30%) MATLAB
11 13 (5.46%) Ruby
12 10 (4.20%) Delphi
13 8 (3.36%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.94%) VBScript
14 7 (2.94%) VB
15 6 (2.52%) AWK
15 6 (2.52%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.52%) sed
16 5 (2.10%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (31.93%) ISEB
1 76 (31.93%) Degree
2 66 (27.73%) ISTQB
3 39 (16.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (5.04%) PhD
5 5 (2.10%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.26%) MCSE
7 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.84%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (29.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.52%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.68%) KVM
2 4 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (19.75%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.68%) Nagios
2 4 (1.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (18.07%) Oracle
2 40 (16.81%) HP
3 33 (13.87%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.72%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.52%) MathWorks
6 4 (1.68%) VMware
6 4 (1.68%) Telerik
6 4 (1.68%) Citrix
6 4 (1.68%) Red Gate
7 3 (1.26%) F5
7 3 (1.26%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.42%) Charles River
8 1 (0.42%) Capita
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Aquilaheywood
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Reigate
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 21 days ago