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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 170 177 177
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 44 41 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.96% 0.80% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.83% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 41 33 44
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +21.79%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
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
4398 4940 4874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.36% 96.02% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3772 4089 3935
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +2 13 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Reigate +7 2 £57,500 +21.05%
Woking +12 1 - - 1
Redhill -4 1 £28,000 -49.09%
Leatherhead -4 1 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Chertsey - 1 £25,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (78.79%) Selenium
2 37 (56.06%) Test Automation
3 28 (42.42%) Automation Testing
4 27 (40.91%) Linux
4 27 (40.91%) TDD
5 26 (39.39%) Scrum
5 26 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (37.88%) Ruby
6 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
6 25 (37.88%) RSpec
6 25 (37.88%) UNIX
7 22 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 22 (33.33%) WATIR
8 19 (28.79%) Degree
8 19 (28.79%) JMeter
8 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (25.76%) JIRA
9 17 (25.76%) ISTQB
10 16 (24.24%) RubyGems
11 15 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (22.73%) Performance Testing
12 14 (21.21%) VMware
13 12 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (18.18%) Robot Framework
14 10 (15.15%) WebDriver
14 10 (15.15%) QA
14 10 (15.15%) Java
14 10 (15.15%) SQL
15 9 (13.64%) Finance
16 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.52%) JBoss
1 1 (1.52%) Apache
1 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.52%) Drupal
1 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.03%) Big Data
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.52%) DB2
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (78.79%) Selenium
2 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
2 25 (37.88%) RSpec
3 22 (33.33%) WATIR
4 19 (28.79%) JMeter
5 17 (25.76%) JIRA
6 16 (24.24%) RubyGems
7 12 (18.18%) Robot Framework
8 10 (15.15%) WebDriver
9 7 (10.61%) SoapUI
10 4 (6.06%) HP UFT
11 2 (3.03%) Maven
11 2 (3.03%) Ranorex
12 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.52%) Firebug
12 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 4 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) HTML5
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) J2EE
4 1 (1.52%) XSD
4 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.03%) Telematics
4 1 (1.52%) iDTV
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Linux
2 25 (37.88%) UNIX
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Test Automation
2 28 (42.42%) Automation Testing
3 27 (40.91%) TDD
4 26 (39.39%) Scrum
4 26 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (22.73%) Performance Testing
8 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Load Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Manual Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.06%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.06%) OOP
11 4 (6.06%) SDLC
12 3 (4.55%) Process Management
12 3 (4.55%) Open Source
12 3 (4.55%) System Testing
12 3 (4.55%) Data Management
13 2 (3.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) Ruby
2 10 (15.15%) Java
2 10 (15.15%) SQL
3 6 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (3.03%) Delphi
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) VC++
6 1 (1.52%) VBScript
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.52%) Perl
6 1 (1.52%) C
6 1 (1.52%) AWK
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Degree
2 17 (25.76%) ISTQB
3 15 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.55%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) VMware
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Sun
4 1 (1.52%) DataCash
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