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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 179 166 170
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 22 56 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.48% 1.07% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.12% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 55
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
4322 5017 5172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 94.74% 95.47% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 4111 4131
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 £38,000
% 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 1 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 1 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
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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 -23 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Woking +14 3 £35,000 -3.44%
Camberley - 3 £35,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 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 46 (73.02%) Selenium
2 38 (60.32%) Test Automation
3 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (41.27%) Software Testing
4 26 (41.27%) Java
5 24 (38.10%) C#
6 23 (36.51%) QA
7 22 (34.92%) WebDriver
8 21 (33.33%) ISTQB
9 20 (31.75%) SoapUI
10 18 (28.57%) JMeter
11 17 (26.98%) Finance
11 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (26.98%) Automation Testing
12 16 (25.40%) SQL
13 15 (23.81%) Degree
13 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
14 14 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (20.63%) Performance Testing
16 11 (17.46%) .NET
17 10 (15.87%) XML
17 10 (15.87%) OOP
17 10 (15.87%) QuickTest Pro
18 9 (14.29%) C++
18 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (14.29%) Load Testing
18 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
18 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 8 (12.70%) Software Delivery

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Drupal
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
1 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (4.76%) MySQL
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (73.02%) Selenium
2 22 (34.92%) WebDriver
3 20 (31.75%) SoapUI
4 18 (28.57%) JMeter
5 10 (15.87%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
8 5 (7.94%) JIRA
9 4 (6.35%) RSpec
10 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (3.17%) Robot Framework
11 2 (3.17%) WATIR
11 2 (3.17%) Maven
12 1 (1.59%) RubyGems
12 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.59%) Firebug
12 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.59%) Ranorex
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
2 10 (15.87%) XML
3 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.76%) WPF
4 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) WinForms
5 2 (3.17%) J2EE
6 1 (1.59%) LAMP
6 1 (1.59%) Java EE
6 1 (1.59%) CSS
6 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.94%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.17%) Open Source
5 1 (1.59%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Test Automation
2 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (41.27%) Software Testing
4 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (26.98%) Automation Testing
5 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 13 (20.63%) Performance Testing
7 10 (15.87%) OOP
8 9 (14.29%) Load Testing
8 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 8 (12.70%) Software Delivery
9 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.11%) TDD
10 7 (11.11%) Scrum
11 6 (9.52%) Web Testing
12 5 (7.94%) Manual Testing
13 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
13 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (4.76%) System Testing
14 3 (4.76%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) Java
2 24 (38.10%) C#
3 16 (25.40%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) C++
5 6 (9.52%) Ruby
6 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) Delphi
7 2 (3.17%) Perl
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) VC++
8 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
8 1 (1.59%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 15 (23.81%) Degree
3 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (12.70%) ISEB
5 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (36.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) VMware
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Sun
3 1 (1.59%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.59%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) DataCash
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago