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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 119 174 122
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 105 40 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.07% 0.80% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.83% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 98 39 104
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4852 4811 5395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.76% 95.72% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4012 3868 4636
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 31 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 31 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 +2 20 £47,500 +5.55%
Guildford +18 18 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Woking +1 7 £35,000 +59.09% 1
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 31 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.

1 129 (63.86%) SQL
2 128 (63.37%) Degree
3 99 (49.01%) Mathematics
4 97 (48.02%) Test Automation
5 90 (44.55%) Java
6 87 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (40.59%) Software Testing
7 82 (40.59%) Selenium
8 77 (38.12%) QA
9 73 (36.14%) C#
9 73 (36.14%) .NET
10 72 (35.64%) Finance
11 69 (34.16%) Test Scripting
12 65 (32.18%) ISEB
13 61 (30.20%) Oracle
14 57 (28.22%) Computer Science
14 57 (28.22%) QuickTest Pro
15 55 (27.23%) JMeter
16 53 (26.24%) Test Strategy
17 52 (25.74%) Performance Testing
18 51 (25.25%) Microsoft
19 50 (24.75%) PL/SQL
20 49 (24.26%) Life Science
21 48 (23.76%) OO
22 44 (21.78%) C++
23 41 (20.30%) Chemistry
24 36 (17.82%) Automated Testing
24 36 (17.82%) Manual Testing
25 35 (17.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 35 (17.33%) Biology

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.49%) ColdFusion
3 2 (0.99%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.47%) HTTP
2 7 (3.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.50%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.36%) Oracle Database
2 28 (13.86%) MySQL
3 23 (11.39%) SQL Server
4 21 (10.40%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 82 (40.59%) Selenium
2 57 (28.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 55 (27.23%) JMeter
4 33 (16.34%) WinRunner
5 30 (14.85%) LoadRunner
6 23 (11.39%) WebDriver
7 16 (7.92%) TestComplete
7 16 (7.92%) Ranorex
8 13 (6.44%) Visual Studio
8 13 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (5.45%) NUnit
10 10 (4.95%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (4.95%) JIRA
11 8 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (3.96%) Ant
12 7 (3.47%) Toad
13 5 (2.48%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
14 3 (1.49%) Subversion
15 2 (0.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 72 (35.64%) Finance
2 11 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.49%) Banking
4 2 (0.99%) Local Government
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (36.14%) .NET
2 32 (15.84%) Web Services
3 20 (9.90%) J2EE
4 17 (8.42%) .NET Framework
5 14 (6.93%) CSS
6 13 (6.44%) HTML
7 10 (4.95%) CSS3
7 10 (4.95%) HTML5
8 8 (3.96%) Ajax
9 1 (0.50%) Qt
9 1 (0.50%) WPF
9 1 (0.50%) LINQ
9 1 (0.50%) MapReduce
9 1 (0.50%) Swing
9 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 99 (49.01%) Mathematics
2 57 (28.22%) Computer Science
3 49 (24.26%) Life Science
4 41 (20.30%) Chemistry
5 35 (17.33%) Biology
6 23 (11.39%) Open Source
6 23 (11.39%) Statistics
7 20 (9.90%) Client/Server
8 16 (7.92%) Physics
9 8 (3.96%) Visualisation
10 7 (3.47%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.98%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.49%) LIMS
13 2 (0.99%) NHS
13 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.50%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.91%) Windows
1 18 (8.91%) Linux
2 8 (3.96%) Mac OS X
2 8 (3.96%) UNIX
2 8 (3.96%) Solaris
3 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (48.02%) Test Automation
2 87 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (40.59%) Software Testing
4 69 (34.16%) Test Scripting
5 53 (26.24%) Test Strategy
6 52 (25.74%) Performance Testing
7 48 (23.76%) OO
8 36 (17.82%) Automated Testing
8 36 (17.82%) Manual Testing
9 25 (12.38%) RAD
9 25 (12.38%) V-Model
10 23 (11.39%) Analytics
11 21 (10.40%) User Stories
12 20 (9.90%) TDD
12 20 (9.90%) Software Engineering
13 17 (8.42%) System Testing
13 17 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (8.42%) Test Management
14 16 (7.92%) Waterfall
14 16 (7.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 129 (63.86%) SQL
2 90 (44.55%) Java
3 73 (36.14%) C#
4 50 (24.75%) PL/SQL
5 44 (21.78%) C++
6 28 (13.86%) Python
7 15 (7.43%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.96%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.47%) Delphi
10 2 (0.99%) Ruby
10 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) VC++
11 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 128 (63.37%) Degree
2 65 (32.18%) ISEB
3 35 (17.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (12.87%) ISTQB
5 18 (8.91%) PhD
6 9 (4.46%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.99%) MCSE
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (38.12%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (8.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (30.20%) Oracle
2 51 (25.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.47%) Red Hat
3 7 (3.47%) HP
4 4 (1.98%) SunGard
5 2 (0.99%) Telerik
6 1 (0.50%) Sony
6 1 (0.50%) JBoss
6 1 (0.50%) IBM
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 to £55000 per annum - car allowance, health plan, company pension
Posted: 5 days ago