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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 167 175 175
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 38 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.90% 0.87% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.90% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 47
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
4139 4447 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.55% 97.01% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3528 3697 4177
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
Horley - 5 £32,500 -
Guildford -2 4 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 4 £27,500 - 1
Leatherhead +6 2 £50,000 -
Dorking - 2 £50,000 -
Woking +10 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 44 (61.97%) Selenium
2 37 (52.11%) Test Automation
3 34 (47.89%) SQL
4 33 (46.48%) QA
5 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (36.62%) Java
7 24 (33.80%) Manual Testing
7 24 (33.80%) WebDriver
8 23 (32.39%) Python
9 22 (30.99%) C#
9 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
9 22 (30.99%) Automation Testing
10 21 (29.58%) JIRA
11 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
12 19 (26.76%) PHP
12 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
12 19 (26.76%) Software Testing
12 19 (26.76%) SoapUI
12 19 (26.76%) Web Testing
12 19 (26.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (25.35%) Ruby
13 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
13 18 (25.35%) .NET
14 17 (23.94%) Test Scripting
15 15 (21.13%) Web Services
15 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (21.13%) Protractor
16 14 (19.72%) Test Strategy
16 14 (19.72%) Automated Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) VoIP
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (61.97%) Selenium
2 24 (33.80%) WebDriver
3 21 (29.58%) JIRA
4 19 (26.76%) SoapUI
4 19 (26.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (21.13%) Protractor
6 10 (14.08%) JMeter
7 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
8 8 (11.27%) HP UFT
9 7 (9.86%) Cucumber
10 3 (4.23%) NUnit
10 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.82%) InstallShield
11 2 (2.82%) JUnit
11 2 (2.82%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (1.41%) Calabash
12 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.41%) PyUnit
12 1 (1.41%) TestNG
12 1 (1.41%) WebLOAD
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.86%) Back Office
4 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.63%) Electronics
5 4 (5.63%) Marketing
6 3 (4.23%) Aerospace
6 3 (4.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) Web Services
3 9 (12.68%) LAMP
4 2 (2.82%) CSS
4 2 (2.82%) CSS3
4 2 (2.82%) HTML
4 2 (2.82%) HTML5
4 2 (2.82%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.41%) JSON
5 1 (1.41%) RESTful
5 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Fintech
4 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Test Automation
2 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.80%) Manual Testing
4 22 (30.99%) Automation Testing
4 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
5 19 (26.76%) Software Testing
5 19 (26.76%) Web Testing
6 17 (23.94%) Test Scripting
7 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (19.72%) Automated Testing
8 14 (19.72%) Test Strategy
9 12 (16.90%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (16.90%) Scrum
10 11 (15.49%) Functional Testing
10 11 (15.49%) Workflow
11 8 (11.27%) Load Testing
12 7 (9.86%) Regression Testing
12 7 (9.86%) System Testing
12 7 (9.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) SQL
2 26 (36.62%) Java
3 23 (32.39%) Python
4 22 (30.99%) C#
5 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
6 19 (26.76%) PHP
7 18 (25.35%) Ruby
8 6 (8.45%) Perl
9 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.82%) C
9 2 (2.82%) C++
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 10 (14.08%) ISEB
3 6 (8.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (46.48%) QA
2 6 (8.45%) SDET
3 3 (4.23%) ECSS
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) SAP
4 3 (4.23%) QNX
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
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