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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 142 119 167
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +48
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 61 100 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.57% 2.23% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.57% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 58 94 36
Average salary £31,500 £36,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
3369 3893 3701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 86.96% 86.88% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2906 3266 2911
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,209
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 15 £27,500 -31.25%
Thames Ditton - 10 £22,500 -
Guildford +5 8 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Walton-on-Thames -3 8 £31,500 +3.27%
Woking -5 6 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Leatherhead -5 2 £50,000 - 2
Staines +8 1 £21,000 -58.00%
Dorking - 1 £21,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 63 (43.75%) ISEB
1 63 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (42.36%) ISTQB
3 53 (36.81%) QA
4 50 (34.72%) Test Scripting
5 49 (34.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 48 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 46 (31.94%) Regression Testing
8 42 (29.17%) Finance
8 42 (29.17%) Test Automation
9 41 (28.47%) Non-Functional Testing
10 39 (27.08%) SQL
11 38 (26.39%) Software Engineering
12 37 (25.69%) Java
13 35 (24.31%) Automated Testing
13 35 (24.31%) Degree
13 35 (24.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 27 (18.75%) HP UFT
15 26 (18.06%) Windows
15 26 (18.06%) Selenium
16 24 (16.67%) Manual Testing
17 23 (15.97%) Python
17 23 (15.97%) Test Strategy
18 22 (15.28%) XML
18 22 (15.28%) C#
18 22 (15.28%) C++
18 22 (15.28%) Time Management
19 21 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
19 21 (14.58%) Perl
19 21 (14.58%) Linux

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (2.08%) Node.js
2 2 (1.39%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 19 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.64%) VoIP
2 3 (2.08%) HTTP
2 3 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.39%) DNS
3 2 (1.39%) LAN
3 2 (1.39%) MPLS
3 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.39%) VPN
3 2 (1.39%) WAN
4 1 (0.69%) Firewall
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.42%) MySQL
3 6 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (18.75%) HP UFT
2 26 (18.06%) Selenium
3 17 (11.81%) JIRA
3 17 (11.81%) WebDriver
4 12 (8.33%) InstallShield
4 12 (8.33%) JMeter
5 11 (7.64%) Protractor
5 11 (7.64%) Visual Studio
6 10 (6.94%) Jenkins
6 10 (6.94%) SpecFlow
6 10 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (6.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.69%) JUnit
8 1 (0.69%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.69%) Toad
8 1 (0.69%) WinRunner
General
1 42 (29.17%) Finance
2 21 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.86%) Marketing
4 3 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.08%) Automotive
4 3 (2.08%) Electronics
4 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (56.25%) Analyst
2 57 (39.58%) Test Analyst
3 46 (31.94%) Tester
4 23 (15.97%) Automation Analyst
4 23 (15.97%) Software Analyst
4 23 (15.97%) Software Tester
4 23 (15.97%) Test Engineer
5 20 (13.89%) Automation Test Analyst
6 18 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 18 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
7 17 (11.81%) Automation Tester
8 15 (10.42%) Junior
9 14 (9.72%) Agile Test Analyst
9 14 (9.72%) Software Test Analyst
10 12 (8.33%) Automated Tester
10 12 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
11 11 (7.64%) QA Tester
12 10 (6.94%) Project Analyst
12 10 (6.94%) Project Support Analyst
12 10 (6.94%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.28%) XML
2 11 (7.64%) Web Services
3 10 (6.94%) LAMP
4 9 (6.25%) HTML
5 7 (4.86%) .NET
6 6 (4.17%) CSS
7 4 (2.78%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.78%) HTML5
7 4 (2.78%) JSON
7 4 (2.78%) SOAP
8 3 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.08%) Java EE
8 3 (2.08%) jQuery
8 3 (2.08%) LESS
8 3 (2.08%) RESTful
8 3 (2.08%) Sass
8 3 (2.08%) XML Schema
9 2 (1.39%) J2EE
10 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.42%) Client/Server
2 15 (10.42%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.78%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.08%) AS400
5 3 (2.08%) Chemistry
5 3 (2.08%) iSeries
5 3 (2.08%) Physics
6 2 (1.39%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.39%) Derivative
6 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.39%) Equities
7 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.69%) iDTV
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.06%) Windows
2 21 (14.58%) Linux
3 14 (9.72%) Unix
4 11 (7.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.72%) Test Scripting
3 49 (34.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 48 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 46 (31.94%) Regression Testing
6 42 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 41 (28.47%) Non-Functional Testing
8 38 (26.39%) Software Engineering
9 35 (24.31%) Automated Testing
10 24 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 23 (15.97%) Test Strategy
12 22 (15.28%) Time Management
13 20 (13.89%) Performance Testing
14 18 (12.50%) SDLC
15 17 (11.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (11.81%) Test Management
16 16 (11.11%) BDD
16 16 (11.11%) Test Planning
17 15 (10.42%) Scrum
18 13 (9.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.08%) SQL
2 37 (25.69%) Java
3 23 (15.97%) Python
4 22 (15.28%) C#
4 22 (15.28%) C++
5 21 (14.58%) Perl
6 18 (12.50%) C
6 18 (12.50%) Ruby
7 17 (11.81%) JavaScript
8 13 (9.03%) PHP
9 10 (6.94%) VB
10 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.78%) VBScript
11 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.39%) VB6
13 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 63 (43.75%) ISEB
2 61 (42.36%) ISTQB
3 35 (24.31%) Degree
3 35 (24.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) MCP
5 1 (0.69%) MCTS
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (36.81%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) SDET
Systems Management
1 21 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) HP
2 11 (7.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.64%) Red Hat
2 11 (7.64%) TOWER Software
3 10 (6.94%) MKS
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle
5 3 (2.08%) IBM
5 3 (2.08%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.08%) SAP
6 2 (1.39%) Cisco
6 2 (1.39%) F5
7 1 (0.69%) CODA
7 1 (0.69%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.69%) VMware
7 1 (0.69%) Zend
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Woking
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago