The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 112 177 123
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 117 46 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.27% 0.88% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 0.92% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 107 44 97
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4941 5007 5505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.66% 95.70% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4096 4075 4741
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Tester
South East

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Surrey region.

Tester Salary Trend in Surrey

Tester
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Surrey

Tester
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Reigate - 32 £47,500 -
Guildford +22 26 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Woking - 11 £35,000 -
Chertsey - 3 £30,000 -
Staines - 2 £32,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £30,000 -
Camberley - 1 £25,000 -
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 131 (65.17%) SQL
2 125 (62.19%) Degree
3 101 (50.25%) Test Automation
4 94 (46.77%) Mathematics
4 94 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (41.79%) Java
5 84 (41.79%) QA
6 83 (41.29%) Software Testing
7 80 (39.80%) Selenium
8 78 (38.81%) .NET
9 76 (37.81%) Finance
10 74 (36.82%) C#
11 65 (32.34%) Test Scripting
12 63 (31.34%) ISEB
13 58 (28.86%) Test Strategy
14 56 (27.86%) Computer Science
15 55 (27.36%) QuickTest Pro
15 55 (27.36%) Microsoft
16 52 (25.87%) Oracle
17 51 (25.37%) OO
18 49 (24.38%) Performance Testing
19 45 (22.39%) JMeter
20 44 (21.89%) PL/SQL
20 44 (21.89%) C++
21 41 (20.40%) Life Science
22 39 (19.40%) Automated Testing
23 36 (17.91%) WinRunner
24 35 (17.41%) Chemistry
25 33 (16.42%) Web Services
26 30 (14.93%) Manual Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.49%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.00%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.47%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.49%) SSL
2 5 (2.49%) HTTP
3 3 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.44%) Oracle Database
2 24 (11.94%) MySQL
3 20 (9.95%) SQL Server
4 18 (8.96%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 80 (39.80%) Selenium
2 55 (27.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 45 (22.39%) JMeter
4 36 (17.91%) WinRunner
5 27 (13.43%) LoadRunner
5 27 (13.43%) WebDriver
6 19 (9.45%) Ranorex
6 19 (9.45%) TestComplete
7 15 (7.46%) Visual Studio
7 15 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (5.47%) NUnit
8 11 (5.47%) JIRA
9 10 (4.98%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (3.48%) Toad
11 6 (2.99%) Ant
11 6 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.49%) Subversion
12 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 76 (37.81%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.49%) Banking
4 2 (1.00%) Local Government
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (38.81%) .NET
2 33 (16.42%) Web Services
3 20 (9.95%) .NET Framework
4 16 (7.96%) CSS
5 15 (7.46%) J2EE
6 13 (6.47%) HTML
7 10 (4.98%) HTML5
7 10 (4.98%) CSS3
8 7 (3.48%) Ajax
9 1 (0.50%) MapReduce
9 1 (0.50%) Swing
9 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.50%) WPF
9 1 (0.50%) LINQ
9 1 (0.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 94 (46.77%) Mathematics
2 56 (27.86%) Computer Science
3 41 (20.40%) Life Science
4 35 (17.41%) Chemistry
5 29 (14.43%) Biology
6 23 (11.44%) Client/Server
7 22 (10.95%) Open Source
8 17 (8.46%) Statistics
9 13 (6.47%) Physics
10 8 (3.98%) Management Information System
11 6 (2.99%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.99%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.99%) LIMS
13 2 (1.00%) NHS
13 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.50%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.46%) Windows
2 14 (6.97%) Linux
3 6 (2.99%) Mac OS X
3 6 (2.99%) Solaris
3 6 (2.99%) UNIX
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (50.25%) Test Automation
2 94 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (41.29%) Software Testing
4 65 (32.34%) Test Scripting
5 58 (28.86%) Test Strategy
6 51 (25.37%) OO
7 49 (24.38%) Performance Testing
8 39 (19.40%) Automated Testing
9 30 (14.93%) Manual Testing
10 28 (13.93%) RAD
11 26 (12.94%) Analytics
12 23 (11.44%) TDD
13 22 (10.95%) V-Model
14 21 (10.45%) User Stories
15 18 (8.96%) System Testing
15 18 (8.96%) Workflow
15 18 (8.96%) Software Engineering
15 18 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (8.46%) BDD
17 16 (7.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 131 (65.17%) SQL
2 84 (41.79%) Java
3 74 (36.82%) C#
4 44 (21.89%) C++
4 44 (21.89%) PL/SQL
5 27 (13.43%) Python
6 16 (7.96%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.48%) Delphi
8 6 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.00%) Ruby
9 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 125 (62.19%) Degree
2 63 (31.34%) ISEB
3 26 (12.94%) ISTQB
4 15 (7.46%) PhD
5 7 (3.48%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.49%) MCSE
7 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (41.79%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (8.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 52 (25.87%) Oracle
3 7 (3.48%) HP
4 5 (2.49%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.99%) SunGard
6 2 (1.00%) IBM
6 2 (1.00%) Telerik
7 1 (0.50%) Sony
7 1 (0.50%) JBoss
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