The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Surrey region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 165 150 148
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 61 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.56% 1.49% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.53% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 54 64
Median salary £30,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
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
2975 3993 4587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.51% 97.44% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2567 3480 3869
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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 £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

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 8 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Surrey

Tester
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +6 3 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Staines +2 3 £25,500 -15.00%
Guildford +25 2 £27,250 -22.14% 4
Farnham - 2 £30,250 - 1
Redhill - 1 £37,500 -
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) QA
3 19 (38.78%) C#
4 16 (32.65%) Test Scripting
4 16 (32.65%) Regression Testing
5 14 (28.57%) Scrum
5 14 (28.57%) Finance
5 14 (28.57%) SQL
5 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 14 (28.57%) Selenium
5 14 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
7 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
7 12 (24.49%) Automated Testing
8 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
8 11 (22.45%) Manual Testing
8 11 (22.45%) ISEB
9 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
10 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (18.37%) Windows
10 9 (18.37%) .NET
10 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
10 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (16.33%) Ruby
11 8 (16.33%) Degree
12 7 (14.29%) JIRA
12 7 (14.29%) TDD
12 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (14.29%) XML

Tester 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 3 (6.12%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) VoIP
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Selenium
2 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
3 7 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 7 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.20%) NUnit
4 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.20%) WATIR
5 4 (8.16%) InstallShield
6 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.08%) PhantomJS
8 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.04%) JMeter
8 1 (2.04%) Protractor
8 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Automotive
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 7 (14.29%) XML
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) HTML5
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.08%) JSON
5 2 (4.08%) RESTful
6 1 (2.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Unix
3 6 (12.24%) Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Solaris
5 2 (4.08%) Android
5 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) Regression Testing
2 16 (32.65%) Test Scripting
3 14 (28.57%) Scrum
3 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
5 12 (24.49%) Automated Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Manual Testing
7 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
8 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
8 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (14.29%) TDD
11 6 (12.24%) Functional Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Automation Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
13 4 (8.16%) Test Planning
13 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) C#
2 14 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (16.33%) Ruby
4 7 (14.29%) Perl
5 6 (12.24%) Python
6 5 (10.20%) Java
7 4 (8.16%) C
7 4 (8.16%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 11 (22.45%) ISEB
3 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (16.33%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) CEH
5 3 (6.12%) CHECK Team Leader
5 3 (6.12%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (6.12%) CISM
5 3 (6.12%) CISSP
5 3 (6.12%) CREST Certified
5 3 (6.12%) GIAC
5 3 (6.12%) GPEN
5 3 (6.12%) OSCP
5 3 (6.12%) SANS
5 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (46.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Telerik
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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