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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 179 172 140
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 22 34 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.49% 0.70% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.74% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 69
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,900 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
4298 4612 4836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.41% 95.49% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3572 3714 3822
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 6 £35,000 -
Woking +6 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Guildford -15 3 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Chertsey +13 2 £31,250 +7.75%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 44 (55.00%) Selenium
3 42 (52.50%) C#
4 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (36.25%) Automated Testing
5 29 (36.25%) QA
5 29 (36.25%) Software Testing
5 29 (36.25%) Finance
6 28 (35.00%) SQL
7 27 (33.75%) Java
8 23 (28.75%) WebDriver
9 22 (27.50%) ISTQB
10 21 (26.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (26.25%) SoapUI
11 20 (25.00%) C++
12 18 (22.50%) Degree
13 17 (21.25%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 15 (18.75%) Performance Testing
15 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
15 15 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (18.75%) JMeter
15 15 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
16 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
16 14 (17.50%) .NET
16 14 (17.50%) Computer Science
17 13 (16.25%) ISEB
17 13 (16.25%) Automation Testing
18 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (15.00%) Manual Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.75%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.25%) Drupal
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.25%) JBoss
3 1 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
1 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 44 (55.00%) Selenium
2 23 (28.75%) WebDriver
3 21 (26.25%) SoapUI
4 15 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (18.75%) JMeter
5 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (5.00%) NUnit
6 4 (5.00%) JIRA
7 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (2.50%) Maven
9 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.25%) WATIR
9 1 (1.25%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.25%) Firebug
9 1 (1.25%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.25%) Automotive
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) .NET
2 11 (13.75%) XML
3 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.25%) HTML
4 5 (6.25%) CSS
4 5 (6.25%) Web Services
5 4 (5.00%) HTML5
5 4 (5.00%) CSS3
6 3 (3.75%) WPF
6 3 (3.75%) WinForms
7 2 (2.50%) LAMP
7 2 (2.50%) J2EE
8 1 (1.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.75%) Open Source
7 1 (1.25%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) AIX
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (36.25%) Automated Testing
3 29 (36.25%) Software Testing
4 21 (26.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 13 (16.25%) Automation Testing
8 12 (15.00%) Manual Testing
9 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
9 11 (13.75%) Regression Testing
10 10 (12.50%) OOP
10 10 (12.50%) Workflow
11 9 (11.25%) Load Testing
12 6 (7.50%) Web Testing
13 4 (5.00%) System Testing
13 4 (5.00%) Financial Modelling
13 4 (5.00%) Validation
13 4 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) C#
2 28 (35.00%) SQL
3 27 (33.75%) Java
4 20 (25.00%) C++
5 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.00%) Python
7 3 (3.75%) Delphi
7 3 (3.75%) Ruby
7 3 (3.75%) Perl
7 3 (3.75%) PHP
7 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.25%) VBScript
8 1 (1.25%) VC++
8 1 (1.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) ISTQB
2 18 (22.50%) Degree
3 13 (16.25%) ISEB
4 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (36.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Fidessa
3 4 (5.00%) TOWER Software
3 4 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (1.25%) DataCash
4 1 (1.25%) Sun
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) IBM
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
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Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
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