The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 173 159 178
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 33 48 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.69% 1.02% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.07% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 38
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4527 4506 5038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.23% 95.45% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 3672 4333
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Surrey region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Surrey

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(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
Guildford +19 18 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Woking 0 5 £35,250 +8.46%
Redhill -12 2 £41,500 +10.66%
Leatherhead -15 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Reigate -26 2 £48,750 +8.33%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Test Engineer in their job title 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 with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 47 (50.54%) .NET
2 46 (49.46%) SQL
3 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (41.94%) C#
5 37 (39.78%) Test Automation
6 34 (36.56%) Selenium
7 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
8 29 (31.18%) Degree
8 29 (31.18%) Automated Testing
9 28 (30.11%) QA
10 27 (29.03%) Software Testing
10 27 (29.03%) ISEB
11 23 (24.73%) Finance
11 23 (24.73%) Test Strategy
12 19 (20.43%) Scrum
12 19 (20.43%) OO
12 19 (20.43%) ISTQB
12 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
13 18 (19.35%) Java
14 17 (18.28%) Computer Science
15 16 (17.20%) Manual Testing
16 14 (15.05%) C++
16 14 (15.05%) Visual Studio
17 13 (13.98%) Windows
17 13 (13.98%) Web Services
17 13 (13.98%) MySQL
17 13 (13.98%) Performance Testing
17 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (12.90%) WebDriver
18 12 (12.90%) WCF

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Test Engineer in their job title 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 with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.90%) IIS
2 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) MySQL
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (36.56%) Selenium
2 14 (15.05%) Visual Studio
3 12 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (12.90%) WebDriver
4 11 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (10.75%) WinRunner
5 10 (10.75%) TestComplete
6 9 (9.68%) Ranorex
7 4 (4.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (4.30%) NUnit
8 2 (2.15%) MSTest
9 1 (1.08%) JUnit
9 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.08%) Maven
9 1 (1.08%) JIRA
9 1 (1.08%) InstallShield
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Electronics
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (50.54%) .NET
2 13 (13.98%) Web Services
3 12 (12.90%) WCF
4 11 (11.83%) XML
5 10 (10.75%) JSF
6 9 (9.68%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.08%) HTML5
7 1 (1.08%) CSS3
7 1 (1.08%) Middleware
7 1 (1.08%) J2EE
7 1 (1.08%) CSS
7 1 (1.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.83%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (10.75%) Mathematics
5 9 (9.68%) Client/Server
6 6 (6.45%) CCTV
7 4 (4.30%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (39.78%) Test Automation
3 29 (31.18%) Automated Testing
4 27 (29.03%) Software Testing
5 23 (24.73%) Test Strategy
6 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
6 19 (20.43%) Scrum
6 19 (20.43%) OO
7 16 (17.20%) Manual Testing
8 13 (13.98%) Performance Testing
9 12 (12.90%) UML
10 11 (11.83%) TDD
11 10 (10.75%) RAD
11 10 (10.75%) Black-Box Testing
12 9 (9.68%) Analytics
12 9 (9.68%) Regression Testing
13 8 (8.60%) Workflow
14 7 (7.53%) Test Scripting
14 7 (7.53%) Test Planning
15 6 (6.45%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 46 (49.46%) SQL
2 39 (41.94%) C#
3 18 (19.35%) Java
4 14 (15.05%) C++
5 7 (7.53%) Python
6 4 (4.30%) Delphi
7 3 (3.23%) Perl
8 2 (2.15%) VBScript
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Degree
2 27 (29.03%) ISEB
3 19 (20.43%) ISTQB
4 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 11 (11.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) JBoss
3 1 (1.08%) BT
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