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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 175 167 180
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 24 52 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.55% 1.02% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.06% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 44
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +10.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
4212 4890 5076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.10% 95.45% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3501 4022 4093
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 9 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Woking +14 1 £50,000 +37.93%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (78.57%) Selenium
2 33 (58.93%) Test Automation
3 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (37.50%) Java
4 21 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 20 (35.71%) Automation Testing
6 18 (32.14%) WebDriver
6 18 (32.14%) ISTQB
7 17 (30.36%) JMeter
8 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
9 15 (26.79%) QA
10 14 (25.00%) Degree
10 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (23.21%) Performance Testing
11 13 (23.21%) Finance
11 13 (23.21%) Scrum
11 13 (23.21%) C#
12 12 (21.43%) TDD
12 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
13 11 (19.64%) Ruby
13 11 (19.64%) SQL
14 10 (17.86%) OOP
14 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (17.86%) RSpec
15 9 (16.07%) Linux
16 8 (14.29%) UNIX
16 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (14.29%) JIRA

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.79%) Drupal
1 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) JBoss
1 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 44 (78.57%) Selenium
2 18 (32.14%) WebDriver
3 17 (30.36%) JMeter
4 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 10 (17.86%) RSpec
7 8 (14.29%) JIRA
7 8 (14.29%) WATIR
8 7 (12.50%) RubyGems
8 7 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (8.93%) Robot Framework
10 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (3.57%) Maven
12 1 (1.79%) Ranorex
12 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.79%) Firebug
12 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) XML
2 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (1.79%) Java EE
5 1 (1.79%) WPF
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Test Automation
2 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 20 (35.71%) Automation Testing
5 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (23.21%) Performance Testing
6 13 (23.21%) Scrum
7 12 (21.43%) TDD
8 10 (17.86%) OOP
8 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.50%) Load Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
11 5 (8.93%) Software Delivery
12 3 (5.36%) System Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Web Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Process Management
12 3 (5.36%) Data Management
13 2 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Java
2 13 (23.21%) C#
3 11 (19.64%) Ruby
3 11 (19.64%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) Delphi
6 1 (1.79%) VC++
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) AWK
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) ISTQB
2 14 (25.00%) Degree
3 10 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.93%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) DataCash
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Sun
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
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