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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 134 149 115
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 42 58 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.39% 1.41% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.64% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34 57 104
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2562 3536 4007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.58% 86.24% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 3052 3388
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,791 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +9 13 £36,500 -2.66% 1
Camberley +13 6 - -
Woking +9 6 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Guildford +27 5 £19,000 -45.71% 1
Redhill -3 4 £43,750 +41.12%
Chertsey 0 1 £47,500 +90.00%
Farnham - 1 £32,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 77 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (56.36%) SDLC
3 57 (51.82%) ISTQB
4 56 (50.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 50 (45.45%) C#
6 46 (41.82%) ISEB
7 45 (40.91%) Finance
8 44 (40.00%) QA
9 41 (37.27%) Test Automation
10 39 (35.45%) Selenium
11 38 (34.55%) Scrum
12 37 (33.64%) SQL
12 37 (33.64%) Test Scripting
13 30 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (26.36%) .NET
15 27 (24.55%) Java
15 27 (24.55%) Regression Testing
16 26 (23.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
17 25 (22.73%) BDD
17 25 (22.73%) SQL Server
17 25 (22.73%) Automated Testing
18 24 (21.82%) Test Strategy
19 23 (20.91%) SpecFlow
19 23 (20.91%) Automation Testing
19 23 (20.91%) WebDriver
20 20 (18.18%) VB
21 19 (17.27%) C++
21 19 (17.27%) MS Excel
21 19 (17.27%) Client/Server

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 19 (17.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) VoIP
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.91%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (35.45%) Selenium
2 26 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (20.91%) SpecFlow
3 23 (20.91%) WebDriver
4 19 (17.27%) Cucumber
5 18 (16.36%) JIRA
6 15 (13.64%) HP UFT
7 13 (11.82%) Jenkins
8 12 (10.91%) Subversion
8 12 (10.91%) Visual Studio
8 12 (10.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (10.00%) SoapUI
9 11 (10.00%) TestComplete
10 10 (9.09%) MSTest
11 8 (7.27%) Selenium IDE
12 7 (6.36%) JUnit
12 7 (6.36%) NUnit
12 7 (6.36%) TestNG
13 5 (4.55%) LoadRunner
13 5 (4.55%) WebLOAD
General
1 45 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.64%) Games
3 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.73%) Automotive
5 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (63.64%) Analyst
2 67 (60.91%) Test Analyst
3 38 (34.55%) Automation Test Analyst
4 14 (12.73%) Developer
5 13 (11.82%) Manual Test Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) Tester
7 10 (9.09%) Software Analyst
7 10 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
8 9 (8.18%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (8.18%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Agile Test Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Functional Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Functional Test Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Software Tester
11 5 (4.55%) Junior
11 5 (4.55%) Team Leader
11 5 (4.55%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.36%) .NET
2 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.45%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.45%) HTML
4 4 (3.64%) XML
5 3 (2.73%) SOAP
6 2 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.82%) J2EE
6 2 (1.82%) Swing
6 2 (1.82%) Web Services
7 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.91%) jQuery
7 1 (0.91%) LINQ
7 1 (0.91%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (0.91%) RESTful
7 1 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.27%) Client/Server
3 11 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.45%) Biotechnology
4 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.45%) Life Science
5 3 (2.73%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.82%) Derivative
6 2 (1.82%) Equities
6 2 (1.82%) Fintech
6 2 (1.82%) iPad
6 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) CCTV
7 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Unix
2 10 (9.09%) Windows
3 7 (6.36%) Linux
4 3 (2.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (56.36%) SDLC
3 41 (37.27%) Test Automation
4 38 (34.55%) Scrum
5 37 (33.64%) Test Scripting
6 27 (24.55%) Regression Testing
7 26 (23.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (22.73%) Automated Testing
8 25 (22.73%) BDD
9 24 (21.82%) Test Strategy
10 23 (20.91%) Automation Testing
11 19 (17.27%) Defect Management
12 18 (16.36%) Manual Testing
13 17 (15.45%) Functional Testing
13 17 (15.45%) Issue Tracking
14 15 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
14 15 (13.64%) Time Management
15 14 (12.73%) System Testing
15 14 (12.73%) Test Planning
15 14 (12.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.45%) C#
2 37 (33.64%) SQL
3 27 (24.55%) Java
4 20 (18.18%) VB
5 19 (17.27%) C++
6 9 (8.18%) Ruby
6 9 (8.18%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.45%) PHP
7 6 (5.45%) VBScript
8 5 (4.55%) C
9 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.64%) Python
10 3 (2.73%) Perl
11 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.91%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (51.82%) ISTQB
2 56 (50.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 46 (41.82%) ISEB
4 19 (17.27%) Degree
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (40.00%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (14.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.55%) HP
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle
4 4 (3.64%) TOWER Software
5 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.91%) CODA
6 1 (0.91%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.91%) VMware
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