The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Surrey region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 145 155 179
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 46 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.34% 1.25% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.29% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 45 52 46
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
3357 4117 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.45% 97.08% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2795 3604 3736
Median salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +16 13 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Reigate +12 6 £38,000 -33.91%
Guildford +13 3 £44,000 +1.73% 1
Egham +11 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Horley -6 3 £35,000 +29.62%
Leatherhead +1 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Shepperton - 1 £100,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (56.52%) Selenium
3 49 (53.26%) Test Automation
4 44 (47.83%) QA
5 32 (34.78%) Automation Testing
6 30 (32.61%) Python
7 28 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (29.35%) Ruby
9 26 (28.26%) SQL
10 25 (27.17%) ISEB
10 25 (27.17%) Manual Testing
10 25 (27.17%) Cucumber
11 23 (25.00%) BDD
11 23 (25.00%) Test Strategy
12 21 (22.83%) Java
13 20 (21.74%) ISTQB
13 20 (21.74%) Web Testing
14 19 (20.65%) C#
14 19 (20.65%) .NET
15 18 (19.57%) HP UFT
15 18 (19.57%) WebDriver
16 17 (18.48%) Test Scripting
17 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
17 16 (17.39%) Open Source
18 15 (16.30%) Back Office
18 15 (16.30%) VMware
18 15 (16.30%) Linux
18 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (15.22%) Automated Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) SaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 52 (56.52%) Selenium
2 25 (27.17%) Cucumber
3 18 (19.57%) HP UFT
3 18 (19.57%) WebDriver
4 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (14.13%) JMeter
6 12 (13.04%) JIRA
7 11 (11.96%) SpecFlow
7 11 (11.96%) WatiN
8 9 (9.78%) SoapUI
9 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
10 7 (7.61%) Robot Framework
11 5 (5.43%) Protractor
11 5 (5.43%) Subversion
12 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
12 4 (4.35%) JUnit
12 4 (4.35%) TestComplete
12 4 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
13 3 (3.26%) PHPUnit
General
1 15 (16.30%) Back Office
2 13 (14.13%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Automotive
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Games
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.65%) .NET
2 7 (7.61%) Web Services
3 6 (6.52%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.52%) CSS
3 6 (6.52%) HTML
4 2 (2.17%) LAMP
4 2 (2.17%) RESTful
5 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.61%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.17%) Fintech
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) Unix
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (53.26%) Test Automation
3 32 (34.78%) Automation Testing
4 28 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (27.17%) Manual Testing
6 23 (25.00%) BDD
6 23 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 20 (21.74%) Web Testing
8 17 (18.48%) Test Scripting
9 16 (17.39%) Open Source
10 14 (15.22%) Automated Testing
10 14 (15.22%) Regression Testing
11 12 (13.04%) TDD
12 11 (11.96%) Scrum
12 11 (11.96%) Software Testing
13 8 (8.70%) Performance Testing
14 7 (7.61%) SDLC
15 6 (6.52%) Defect Tracking
15 6 (6.52%) Load Testing
15 6 (6.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.61%) Python
2 27 (29.35%) Ruby
3 26 (28.26%) SQL
4 21 (22.83%) Java
5 19 (20.65%) C#
6 14 (15.22%) Bash Shell
7 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.70%) PHP
9 4 (4.35%) VB
10 3 (3.26%) Perl
11 2 (2.17%) C++
11 2 (2.17%) VC++
12 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) ISEB
2 20 (21.74%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.52%) Degree
3 6 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (47.83%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.30%) VMware
3 4 (4.35%) TOWER Software
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago