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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 169 179 167
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 47 39 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.05% 0.80% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.84% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 42
Average salary £55,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.80% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
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
4258 4662 4599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.04% 95.36% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3690 3824 3660
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -8 11 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Reigate +15 4 £57,500 +4.54%
Egham +3 2 £55,000 +69.23%
Woking -6 1 - -
Redhill -9 1 £28,000 -49.09%
Leatherhead -10 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £30,500 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £25,000 -
Esher - 1 £25,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 53 (73.61%) Selenium
2 39 (54.17%) Test Automation
3 36 (50.00%) Linux
4 34 (47.22%) UNIX
4 34 (47.22%) Automation Testing
5 33 (45.83%) Scrum
5 33 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (45.83%) Ruby
6 32 (44.44%) TDD
6 32 (44.44%) RSpec
7 30 (41.67%) Jenkins
8 27 (37.50%) WATIR
9 25 (34.72%) Degree
10 22 (30.56%) Software Testing
11 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (26.39%) ISTQB
11 19 (26.39%) JMeter
12 17 (23.61%) JIRA
12 17 (23.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (22.22%) VMware
14 15 (20.83%) Performance Testing
15 14 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (19.44%) RubyGems
15 14 (19.44%) Robot Framework
16 13 (18.06%) QA
16 13 (18.06%) SQL
17 9 (12.50%) Windows
17 9 (12.50%) Manual Testing
18 8 (11.11%) C#
19 7 (9.72%) Computer Science

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.39%) JBoss
1 1 (1.39%) Apache
1 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.39%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.39%) VoIP
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.78%) Big Data
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) DB2
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (73.61%) Selenium
2 32 (44.44%) RSpec
3 30 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 27 (37.50%) WATIR
5 19 (26.39%) JMeter
6 17 (23.61%) JIRA
7 14 (19.44%) RubyGems
7 14 (19.44%) Robot Framework
8 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.78%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.78%) Maven
11 1 (1.39%) Firebug
11 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.39%) Subversion
11 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.39%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) .NET
1 5 (6.94%) XML
2 4 (5.56%) HTML
2 4 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (1.39%) XSD
4 1 (1.39%) XSLT
4 1 (1.39%) J2EE
4 1 (1.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Telematics
4 4 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) iDTV
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.00%) Linux
2 34 (47.22%) UNIX
3 9 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) AIX
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) Test Automation
2 34 (47.22%) Automation Testing
3 33 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (45.83%) Scrum
4 32 (44.44%) TDD
5 22 (30.56%) Software Testing
6 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (20.83%) Performance Testing
8 9 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.33%) Load Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Test Strategy
11 4 (5.56%) User Stories
11 4 (5.56%) OO
12 3 (4.17%) Process Management
12 3 (4.17%) Regression Testing
12 3 (4.17%) Data Management
12 3 (4.17%) Network Planning
12 3 (4.17%) SDLC
13 2 (2.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) Ruby
2 13 (18.06%) SQL
3 8 (11.11%) C#
4 6 (8.33%) Java
5 4 (5.56%) Delphi
6 3 (4.17%) C++
6 3 (4.17%) Perl
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
7 2 (2.78%) C
7 2 (2.78%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.39%) AWK
8 1 (1.39%) VC++
8 1 (1.39%) Groovy
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Degree
2 19 (26.39%) ISTQB
3 17 (23.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) VMware
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) Sun
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
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