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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 104 147 109
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -38
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 114 61 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.45% 1.28% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.59% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 107 54 118
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
3769 3830 4057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 81.07% 80.24% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3164 3126 3489
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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
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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 -7 24 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Leatherhead - 18 £50,000 -
Redhill -2 14 £30,000 -18.91% 2
Woking +33 11 £41,500 -5.68%
Guildford -7 11 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Chertsey - 7 £30,000 - 2
Walton-on-Thames -3 6 £30,500 -15.27% 1
Camberley - 2 £32,500 -
Esher -1 1 £30,000 -
Epsom -3 1 £80,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £40,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 132 (47.31%) SQL
2 110 (39.43%) Degree
3 97 (34.77%) Finance
3 97 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (32.97%) Java
5 87 (31.18%) ISEB
6 81 (29.03%) C#
7 76 (27.24%) QA
8 71 (25.45%) Test Automation
9 69 (24.73%) Test Scripting
9 69 (24.73%) C++
10 64 (22.94%) Selenium
11 57 (20.43%) Web Services
11 57 (20.43%) Test Strategy
12 56 (20.07%) Mathematics
13 54 (19.35%) Python
14 53 (19.00%) QuickTest Pro
15 52 (18.64%) Oracle
15 52 (18.64%) ISTQB
16 49 (17.56%) JavaScript
16 49 (17.56%) OO
16 49 (17.56%) Manual Testing
17 48 (17.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 47 (16.85%) HP Quality Center
18 47 (16.85%) Perl
19 46 (16.49%) Test Management
20 45 (16.13%) Windows
21 43 (15.41%) HP
22 42 (15.05%) MySQL
23 41 (14.70%) Microsoft

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.79%) Apache
3 4 (1.43%) IIS
4 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.08%) Jetty
5 1 (0.36%) nginx
5 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.51%) HTTP
1 7 (2.51%) Internet
2 5 (1.79%) DHCP
2 5 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.36%) LAN
3 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.05%) MySQL
2 27 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.60%) Oracle Database
4 19 (6.81%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (22.94%) Selenium
2 53 (19.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 39 (13.98%) WebDriver
4 35 (12.54%) JIRA
5 27 (9.68%) Jenkins
6 20 (7.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (6.81%) TestComplete
7 19 (6.81%) Ranorex
7 19 (6.81%) JMeter
8 11 (3.94%) FitNesse
8 11 (3.94%) Visual Studio
8 11 (3.94%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.94%) SpecFlow
9 9 (3.23%) TestNG
9 9 (3.23%) JUnit
9 9 (3.23%) InstallShield
10 8 (2.87%) NUnit
11 7 (2.51%) Toad
11 7 (2.51%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.15%) MSTest
General
1 97 (34.77%) Finance
2 11 (3.94%) Banking
3 10 (3.58%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.08%) Marketing
6 2 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 102 (36.56%) Analyst
2 84 (30.11%) Test Analyst
3 66 (23.66%) Developer
4 51 (18.28%) Tester
5 40 (14.34%) Software Developer
6 34 (12.19%) Test Engineer
7 27 (9.68%) Software Tester
8 24 (8.60%) Automation Engineer
9 21 (7.53%) QA Analyst
10 14 (5.02%) Junior
11 13 (4.66%) QA Test Analyst
12 12 (4.30%) Software Test Analyst
13 11 (3.94%) QA Automation Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) Senior QA Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) QA Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) Software Engineer
14 9 (3.23%) QA Manager
14 9 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
14 9 (3.23%) Junior Developer
14 9 (3.23%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (20.43%) Web Services
2 31 (11.11%) XML
3 26 (9.32%) .NET
4 24 (8.60%) LAMP
5 20 (7.17%) HTML
6 15 (5.38%) CSS
7 12 (4.30%) SOAP
8 11 (3.94%) WSDL
8 11 (3.94%) XSD
9 9 (3.23%) Regular Expression
10 6 (2.15%) WPF
10 6 (2.15%) LINQ
10 6 (2.15%) Swing
10 6 (2.15%) Spring
11 4 (1.43%) CSS3
11 4 (1.43%) HTML5
12 3 (1.08%) JDBC
12 3 (1.08%) J2EE
13 2 (0.72%) jQuery
14 1 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (20.07%) Mathematics
2 34 (12.19%) Computer Science
3 29 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.17%) Life Science
5 19 (6.81%) Chemistry
6 17 (6.09%) Biology
7 14 (5.02%) Physics
8 13 (4.66%) VHDL
9 9 (3.23%) Client/Server
9 9 (3.23%) LIMS
10 8 (2.87%) Statistics
11 7 (2.51%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.79%) User Experience
12 5 (1.79%) Open Source
13 2 (0.72%) PMI
13 2 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.13%) Windows
2 28 (10.04%) Linux
3 12 (4.30%) UNIX
4 6 (2.15%) CentOS
5 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.79%) Solaris
5 5 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (25.45%) Test Automation
3 69 (24.73%) Test Scripting
4 57 (20.43%) Test Strategy
5 49 (17.56%) Manual Testing
5 49 (17.56%) OO
6 46 (16.49%) Test Management
7 41 (14.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 41 (14.70%) Workflow
8 38 (13.62%) Performance Testing
9 36 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (11.83%) Test Planning
11 31 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 30 (10.75%) Load Testing
13 22 (7.89%) V-Model
14 20 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (7.17%) Software Engineering
14 20 (7.17%) Mentoring
15 18 (6.45%) Information Assurance
15 18 (6.45%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (47.31%) SQL
2 92 (32.97%) Java
3 81 (29.03%) C#
4 69 (24.73%) C++
5 54 (19.35%) Python
6 49 (17.56%) JavaScript
7 47 (16.85%) Perl
8 31 (11.11%) C
9 29 (10.39%) PHP
10 19 (6.81%) Delphi
10 19 (6.81%) MATLAB
11 14 (5.02%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.87%) Ruby
13 5 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.79%) sed
13 5 (1.79%) AWK
13 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.43%) VB
14 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (39.43%) Degree
2 87 (31.18%) ISEB
3 52 (18.64%) ISTQB
4 48 (17.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (9.32%) PhD
6 6 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.79%) MCSE
7 5 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (27.24%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.15%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.79%) KVM
2 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (16.85%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.79%) Nagios
3 4 (1.43%) WSUS
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 52 (18.64%) Oracle
2 43 (15.41%) HP
3 41 (14.70%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.94%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.87%) VMware
6 6 (2.15%) MathWorks
7 5 (1.79%) Citrix
8 4 (1.43%) Telerik
8 4 (1.43%) Red Gate
9 3 (1.08%) F5
10 1 (0.36%) Percona
10 1 (0.36%) Charles River
10 1 (0.36%) Capita
10 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: 25,000 - 50000
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago