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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 180 167 182
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 38 48 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.77% 0.97% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.02% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 41
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
4730 4718 5343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.54% 95.51% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3896 3778 4591
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +20 17 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Woking +1 9 £40,500 +24.61% 1
Reigate -16 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Redhill -12 4 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Leatherhead -19 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Egham +5 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 46 (51.11%) SQL
2 45 (50.00%) .NET
3 38 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (41.11%) C#
4 37 (41.11%) Test Automation
5 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 33 (36.67%) Selenium
6 31 (34.44%) QA
6 31 (34.44%) Degree
7 28 (31.11%) Software Testing
7 28 (31.11%) ISEB
8 26 (28.89%) Test Strategy
9 23 (25.56%) Automated Testing
9 23 (25.56%) Finance
10 19 (21.11%) ISTQB
10 19 (21.11%) OO
11 17 (18.89%) Scrum
11 17 (18.89%) WebDriver
12 16 (17.78%) Software Engineering
13 15 (16.67%) Visual Studio
14 14 (15.56%) RAD
14 14 (15.56%) Java
14 14 (15.56%) WinRunner
14 14 (15.56%) Mathematics
14 14 (15.56%) Computer Science
14 14 (15.56%) Performance Testing
14 14 (15.56%) TestComplete
15 13 (14.44%) Analytics
15 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (14.44%) Ranorex

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (10.00%) IIS
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) MySQL
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (36.67%) Selenium
2 17 (18.89%) WebDriver
3 15 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 14 (15.56%) WinRunner
4 14 (15.56%) TestComplete
5 13 (14.44%) Ranorex
6 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (4.44%) NUnit
8 4 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (3.33%) JUnit
10 2 (2.22%) QALoad
10 2 (2.22%) jMock
10 2 (2.22%) EasyMock
10 2 (2.22%) MSTest
10 2 (2.22%) TestPartner
10 2 (2.22%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.11%) InstallShield
11 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 23 (25.56%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Retail
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (14.44%) Web Services
2 13 (14.44%) .NET Framework
3 11 (12.22%) JSF
4 9 (10.00%) WCF
5 8 (8.89%) XML
6 1 (1.11%) Middleware
6 1 (1.11%) J2EE
6 1 (1.11%) CSS
6 1 (1.11%) HTML5
6 1 (1.11%) CSS3
6 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Mathematics
1 14 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.44%) Client/Server
3 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.67%) CCTV
5 3 (3.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (41.11%) Test Automation
3 28 (31.11%) Software Testing
4 26 (28.89%) Test Strategy
5 23 (25.56%) Automated Testing
6 19 (21.11%) OO
7 17 (18.89%) Scrum
8 16 (17.78%) Software Engineering
9 14 (15.56%) Performance Testing
9 14 (15.56%) RAD
10 13 (14.44%) Analytics
11 11 (12.22%) Manual Testing
12 9 (10.00%) Regression Testing
12 9 (10.00%) UML
13 8 (8.89%) Workflow
13 8 (8.89%) TDD
13 8 (8.89%) Test Scripting
14 7 (7.78%) Black-Box Testing
15 6 (6.67%) OOD
16 5 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.11%) SQL
2 37 (41.11%) C#
3 14 (15.56%) Java
4 10 (11.11%) C++
5 7 (7.78%) Python
6 3 (3.33%) Perl
7 2 (2.22%) VBScript
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 31 (34.44%) Degree
2 28 (31.11%) ISEB
3 19 (21.11%) ISTQB
4 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) HND
6 2 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (34.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.11%) JBoss
Chertsey
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + car, fuel, bonus, pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum £40,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago