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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 162 171 171
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 56 31 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.19% 0.65% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.68% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 51 29 46
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,350 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
4490 4546 5041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.74% 94.63% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3760 3729 4392
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 November 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 24 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
(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 -5 11 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Woking - 11 £50,000 -
Redhill -10 4 £28,000 -20.00%
Reigate -19 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Chertsey - 3 £30,000 - 1
Camberley 0 2 £32,500 +4.83% 1
Leatherhead -10 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Esher - 1 £30,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 60 (61.22%) C#
2 49 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 44 (44.90%) SQL
4 41 (41.84%) Automated Testing
5 38 (38.78%) Selenium
6 35 (35.71%) Software Testing
7 33 (33.67%) QA
8 32 (32.65%) Finance
8 32 (32.65%) C++
9 31 (31.63%) .NET
10 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (27.55%) Software Engineering
11 27 (27.55%) Degree
11 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
12 23 (23.47%) Computer Science
13 21 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
13 21 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (20.41%) ISTQB
15 18 (18.37%) ISEB
15 18 (18.37%) Java
15 18 (18.37%) XML
15 18 (18.37%) Manual Testing
16 17 (17.35%) Workflow
17 16 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (15.31%) Performance Testing
18 15 (15.31%) Unit Testing
18 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
19 14 (14.29%) Regression Testing
19 14 (14.29%) Visual Studio
20 12 (12.24%) SC Cleared

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 7 (7.14%) IIS
2 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.02%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) MySQL
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (38.78%) Selenium
2 21 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 8 (8.16%) NUnit
5 8 (8.16%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 6 (6.12%) SoapUI
8 5 (5.10%) JMeter
9 2 (2.04%) WinRunner
9 2 (2.04%) JIRA
9 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.04%) TestComplete
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.02%) MSTest
10 1 (1.02%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.02%) JUnit
10 1 (1.02%) Maven
General
1 32 (32.65%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Automotive
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.63%) .NET
2 18 (18.37%) XML
3 11 (11.22%) Web Services
4 6 (6.12%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.10%) WCF
5 5 (5.10%) HTML5
5 5 (5.10%) CSS3
5 5 (5.10%) HTML
5 5 (5.10%) CSS
6 2 (2.04%) LAMP
6 2 (2.04%) WinForms
6 2 (2.04%) WPF
7 1 (1.02%) JSF
7 1 (1.02%) Middleware
7 1 (1.02%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.47%) Computer Science
2 21 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.16%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.12%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) Open Source
6 2 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 41 (41.84%) Automated Testing
3 35 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (27.55%) Software Engineering
6 18 (18.37%) Manual Testing
7 17 (17.35%) Workflow
8 15 (15.31%) Performance Testing
8 15 (15.31%) Unit Testing
8 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
9 14 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 9 (9.18%) OO
10 9 (9.18%) Validation
10 9 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (9.18%) Test Strategy
11 8 (8.16%) User Stories
11 8 (8.16%) Load Testing
11 8 (8.16%) Workflow Management
11 8 (8.16%) Code Coverage
12 7 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.22%) C#
2 44 (44.90%) SQL
3 32 (32.65%) C++
4 18 (18.37%) Java
5 8 (8.16%) Delphi
6 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.10%) Python
8 3 (3.06%) Perl
9 2 (2.04%) PHP
9 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.04%) Ruby
10 1 (1.02%) C
10 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.02%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 27 (27.55%) Degree
2 20 (20.41%) ISTQB
3 18 (18.37%) ISEB
4 12 (12.24%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (33.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) Fidessa
3 4 (4.08%) TOWER Software
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) BT
Chertsey, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago