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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 140 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 81 111 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.51% 2.08% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.67% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 63 103 126
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £29,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4390 4152 4634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.09% 77.67% 76.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3552 3207 3975
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Woking +1 14 £36,250 +3.57% 6
Guildford -16 9 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Leatherhead -16 7 - -
Chertsey - 7 £29,000 -
Reigate +1 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Walton-on-Thames -13 3 £32,000 -6.56%
Redhill - 2 £52,500 - 1
Camberley +8 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Egham - 1 £27,500 -
Farnham - 1 £25,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 68 (56.20%) SQL
2 48 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (39.67%) QA
3 47 (38.84%) Degree
4 42 (34.71%) Finance
4 42 (34.71%) ISEB
5 39 (32.23%) Test Scripting
6 38 (31.40%) .NET
7 35 (28.93%) C#
7 35 (28.93%) Computer Science
8 31 (25.62%) Test Automation
9 30 (24.79%) Automated Testing
10 27 (22.31%) OO
11 26 (21.49%) Java
12 25 (20.66%) Mathematics
13 22 (18.18%) Oracle
14 21 (17.36%) C++
14 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
15 20 (16.53%) Scrum
15 20 (16.53%) Test Strategy
16 19 (15.70%) Selenium
17 18 (14.88%) System Testing
17 18 (14.88%) QuickTest Pro
17 18 (14.88%) XML
18 17 (14.05%) TDD
18 17 (14.05%) Automation Testing
19 16 (13.22%) User Acceptance Testing
20 15 (12.40%) Web Testing
20 15 (12.40%) Manual Testing
21 14 (11.57%) Visual Studio

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Jetty
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.83%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.83%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.65%) VPN
3 2 (1.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.74%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.31%) MySQL
6 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (15.70%) Selenium
2 18 (14.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (11.57%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.61%) Toad
5 7 (5.79%) TestDirector
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (4.96%) QARun
7 4 (3.31%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.48%) ProC
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.65%) Moq
9 2 (1.65%) InstallAnywhere
9 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.65%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.83%) JUnit
10 1 (0.83%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 42 (34.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (47.93%) Tester
2 54 (44.63%) Analyst
3 44 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 23 (19.01%) QA Analyst
5 17 (14.05%) QA Tester
6 16 (13.22%) Developer
7 15 (12.40%) Test Engineer
7 15 (12.40%) QA Test Analyst
8 14 (11.57%) QA Engineer
8 14 (11.57%) Automated Test Analyst
8 14 (11.57%) Software Tester
9 12 (9.92%) Junior
9 12 (9.92%) Automation Tester
10 10 (8.26%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (8.26%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (8.26%) Graduate
11 9 (7.44%) Senior Test Analyst
11 9 (7.44%) Senior Systems Analyst
12 8 (6.61%) Junior Tester
12 8 (6.61%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.40%) .NET
2 18 (14.88%) XML
3 11 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.13%) J2EE
5 5 (4.13%) Web Services
5 5 (4.13%) Swing
5 5 (4.13%) Spring
6 4 (3.31%) CSS
6 4 (3.31%) HTML
7 3 (2.48%) JDBC
7 3 (2.48%) WPF
7 3 (2.48%) LINQ
8 2 (1.65%) Ajax
8 2 (1.65%) Qt
8 2 (1.65%) XSLT
8 2 (1.65%) MFC
9 1 (0.83%) HTML5
9 1 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.93%) Computer Science
2 25 (20.66%) Mathematics
3 10 (8.26%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.44%) Statistics
5 5 (4.13%) Life Science
6 4 (3.31%) Chemistry
6 4 (3.31%) LIMS
7 3 (2.48%) Social Media
8 2 (1.65%) Biology
8 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.83%) Equities
9 1 (0.83%) NHS
9 1 (0.83%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.83%) Open Source
9 1 (0.83%) Derivative
9 1 (0.83%) Physics
9 1 (0.83%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.79%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.23%) Test Scripting
3 31 (25.62%) Test Automation
4 30 (24.79%) Automated Testing
5 27 (22.31%) OO
6 20 (16.53%) Scrum
6 20 (16.53%) Test Strategy
7 18 (14.88%) System Testing
8 17 (14.05%) TDD
8 17 (14.05%) Automation Testing
9 16 (13.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (12.40%) Web Testing
10 15 (12.40%) Manual Testing
11 11 (9.09%) Security Testing
12 10 (8.26%) Time Management
13 8 (6.61%) Test Management
13 8 (6.61%) SOA
14 7 (5.79%) Workflow
14 7 (5.79%) BDD
14 7 (5.79%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 68 (56.20%) SQL
2 35 (28.93%) C#
3 26 (21.49%) Java
4 21 (17.36%) C++
5 14 (11.57%) Python
6 8 (6.61%) C
6 8 (6.61%) Perl
7 6 (4.96%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.13%) VBScript
9 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.48%) Ruby
11 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.65%) Delphi
12 1 (0.83%) VB
12 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.83%) PHP
12 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 47 (38.84%) Degree
2 42 (34.71%) ISEB
3 12 (9.92%) PhD
3 12 (9.92%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.96%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (3.31%) MCSE
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.65%) MCTS
6 2 (1.65%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (39.67%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) HL7
2 2 (1.65%) DICOM
2 2 (1.65%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) Oracle
2 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.31%) VMware
4 2 (1.65%) Apple
4 2 (1.65%) IBM
4 2 (1.65%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco
5 1 (0.83%) MathWorks
5 1 (0.83%) Aquila
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
SFW
Salary: Up to £50K + benefits incl. profit share
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £36033 - £40534 per annum + pension, living allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Real Staffing
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 40000-45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 40000-45000 Per Annum Benefits - Pension, Bonus, 25 Days Holidays
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
NuEPC Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago