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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 163 169 134
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 42 31 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.95% 0.73% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.77% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 28 77
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
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
4322 4012 4915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.28% 94.51% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3624 3193 4194
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 £26,470 £26,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Camberley - 9 £35,000 - 1
Chertsey - 9 £30,000 -
Woking - 7 £50,000 - 1
Guildford -18 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Redhill - 1 £28,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (57.61%) C#
1 53 (57.61%) Test Automation
2 50 (54.35%) Selenium
3 44 (47.83%) SQL
4 40 (43.48%) Automated Testing
5 38 (41.30%) QA
6 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (33.70%) Finance
8 30 (32.61%) Java
9 28 (30.43%) Software Testing
9 28 (30.43%) .NET
10 26 (28.26%) Degree
11 25 (27.17%) ISTQB
11 25 (27.17%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (26.09%) C++
13 23 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 22 (23.91%) Computer Science
15 19 (20.65%) Manual Testing
15 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
16 18 (19.57%) ISEB
16 18 (19.57%) XML
17 17 (18.48%) QuickTest Pro
17 17 (18.48%) SoapUI
17 17 (18.48%) WebDriver
17 17 (18.48%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (16.30%) Performance Testing
18 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (14.13%) Test Scripting
20 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
20 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (7.61%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) MySQL
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (54.35%) Selenium
2 17 (18.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (18.48%) SoapUI
2 17 (18.48%) WebDriver
3 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (10.87%) JMeter
5 7 (7.61%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.35%) NUnit
6 4 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.17%) Maven
9 1 (1.09%) Liquibase
9 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.09%) WATIR
9 1 (1.09%) JIRA
9 1 (1.09%) FitNesse
General
1 31 (33.70%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.43%) .NET
2 18 (19.57%) XML
3 10 (10.87%) Web Services
4 8 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.35%) HTML
5 4 (4.35%) CSS
5 4 (4.35%) WCF
5 4 (4.35%) CSS3
5 4 (4.35%) HTML5
6 3 (3.26%) WPF
6 3 (3.26%) WinForms
7 2 (2.17%) LAMP
8 1 (1.09%) Java EE
8 1 (1.09%) JSF
8 1 (1.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (23.91%) Computer Science
3 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.61%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.17%) Open Source
7 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.09%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (57.61%) Test Automation
2 40 (43.48%) Automated Testing
3 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (30.43%) Software Testing
5 23 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 19 (20.65%) Manual Testing
7 17 (18.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (16.30%) Performance Testing
9 13 (14.13%) Test Scripting
10 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 11 (11.96%) Automation Testing
12 10 (10.87%) Regression Testing
12 10 (10.87%) Workflow
13 9 (9.78%) Load Testing
14 8 (8.70%) OO
15 7 (7.61%) OOP
16 6 (6.52%) Scrum
16 6 (6.52%) Web Testing
16 6 (6.52%) TDD
17 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 53 (57.61%) C#
2 44 (47.83%) SQL
3 30 (32.61%) Java
4 24 (26.09%) C++
5 8 (8.70%) Delphi
6 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.35%) Python
8 3 (3.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.17%) Perl
9 2 (2.17%) PHP
10 1 (1.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (28.26%) Degree
2 25 (27.17%) ISTQB
3 18 (19.57%) ISEB
4 10 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (41.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.52%) Fidessa
3 4 (4.35%) TOWER Software
3 4 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) DataCash
5 1 (1.09%) BT
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Salary: to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
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