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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 147 170 166
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 61 34 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.30% 0.73% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.77% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56 32 60
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,750
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
4513 4399 5311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.43% 94.48% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3830 3586 4644
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -13 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Woking - 11 £50,000 -
Camberley - 6 £35,000 - 1
Chertsey - 6 £30,000 - 1
Redhill -9 4 £28,000 -20.00%
Reigate -15 4 £47,500 +22.58%
Leatherhead -5 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 18 December 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 57 (61.29%) C#
2 50 (53.76%) Test Automation
3 47 (50.54%) Selenium
4 45 (48.39%) SQL
5 43 (46.24%) Automated Testing
6 37 (39.78%) QA
7 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (33.33%) Finance
7 31 (33.33%) .NET
8 29 (31.18%) Degree
8 29 (31.18%) Software Testing
9 28 (30.11%) C++
10 27 (29.03%) Software Engineering
11 26 (27.96%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (26.88%) Computer Science
12 25 (26.88%) Java
13 22 (23.66%) ISTQB
14 20 (21.51%) XML
14 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
15 18 (19.35%) Manual Testing
16 17 (18.28%) QuickTest Pro
17 16 (17.20%) ISEB
18 15 (16.13%) Performance Testing
18 15 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
20 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
20 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
20 13 (13.98%) Workflow
21 12 (12.90%) Regression Testing
21 12 (12.90%) WebDriver

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (7.53%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) MySQL
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (50.54%) Selenium
2 17 (18.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (12.90%) WebDriver
4 12 (12.90%) SoapUI
5 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio
6 8 (8.60%) JMeter
7 6 (6.45%) NUnit
7 6 (6.45%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.08%) Liquibase
10 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.08%) Maven
10 1 (1.08%) JIRA
10 1 (1.08%) WATIR
10 1 (1.08%) WinRunner
10 1 (1.08%) FitNesse
General
1 31 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.33%) .NET
2 20 (21.51%) XML
3 10 (10.75%) Web Services
4 7 (7.53%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.38%) HTML5
5 5 (5.38%) CSS3
5 5 (5.38%) HTML
5 5 (5.38%) CSS
6 4 (4.30%) WCF
7 3 (3.23%) WPF
7 3 (3.23%) WinForms
8 2 (2.15%) LAMP
9 1 (1.08%) JSF
9 1 (1.08%) J2EE
9 1 (1.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.96%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (26.88%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.53%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.15%) Open Source
6 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (53.76%) Test Automation
2 43 (46.24%) Automated Testing
3 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (31.18%) Software Testing
5 27 (29.03%) Software Engineering
6 18 (19.35%) Manual Testing
7 15 (16.13%) Performance Testing
8 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
9 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
9 13 (13.98%) Workflow
10 12 (12.90%) Regression Testing
11 9 (9.68%) Load Testing
12 8 (8.60%) OO
13 7 (7.53%) Validation
13 7 (7.53%) Automation Testing
14 6 (6.45%) Test Strategy
14 6 (6.45%) User Stories
14 6 (6.45%) TDD
14 6 (6.45%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.29%) C#
2 45 (48.39%) SQL
3 28 (30.11%) C++
4 25 (26.88%) Java
5 8 (8.60%) Delphi
6 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.45%) Python
8 4 (4.30%) Perl
9 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.23%) Ruby
10 2 (2.15%) PHP
11 1 (1.08%) C
11 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Degree
2 22 (23.66%) ISTQB
3 16 (17.20%) ISEB
4 10 (10.75%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.08%) HNC
6 1 (1.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (39.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Fidessa
3 4 (4.30%) TOWER Software
4 3 (3.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.08%) BT
Chertsey, Surrey
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £38500 - £46250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago