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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 149 173 119
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 50 51 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.40% 1.11% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.13% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 44 44 103
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3461 4495 4964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.06% 98.21% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2960 3844 4100
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Walton-on-Thames - 10 £31,500 - 1
Chertsey +21 9 £42,500 +70.00%
Reigate +12 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Guildford +7 5 £32,500 -
Leatherhead +15 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Weybridge - 3 £27,500 - 1
Redhill - 1 £40,000 -
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 45 (34.09%) QA
2 44 (33.33%) Finance
3 43 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 39 (29.55%) Software Testing
6 36 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 35 (26.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (25.76%) C#
9 33 (25.00%) Selenium
10 32 (24.24%) Manual Testing
10 32 (24.24%) Python
11 30 (22.73%) Java
11 30 (22.73%) Regression Testing
12 29 (21.97%) Windows
12 29 (21.97%) Penetration Testing
12 29 (21.97%) Test Scripting
13 28 (21.21%) Perl
14 27 (20.45%) Security Testing
14 27 (20.45%) Degree
15 26 (19.70%) Test Strategy
15 26 (19.70%) ISEB
15 26 (19.70%) Automated Testing
16 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
17 24 (18.18%) Unix
17 24 (18.18%) System Testing
17 24 (18.18%) WebDriver
18 23 (17.42%) Functional Testing
18 23 (17.42%) Automation Testing
18 23 (17.42%) Scrum
18 23 (17.42%) Ruby

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 2 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.61%) Internet
3 9 (6.82%) VoIP
4 2 (1.52%) Wireless
5 1 (0.76%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.76%) Firewall
5 1 (0.76%) GSM
5 1 (0.76%) HTTP
5 1 (0.76%) SCCP
5 1 (0.76%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.76%) snoop
5 1 (0.76%) SS7
5 1 (0.76%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.76%) UMTS
5 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) MS Access
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (25.00%) Selenium
2 24 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 18 (13.64%) HP UFT
4 12 (9.09%) NUnit
4 12 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 11 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 10 (7.58%) JMeter
7 9 (6.82%) InstallShield
7 9 (6.82%) JIRA
8 7 (5.30%) WATIR
9 5 (3.79%) Protractor
10 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (2.27%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.52%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.52%) PhantomJS
12 2 (1.52%) WebLOAD
General
1 44 (33.33%) Finance
2 21 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 20 (15.15%) Automotive
4 9 (6.82%) Aerospace
5 8 (6.06%) Banking
6 7 (5.30%) Back Office
7 6 (4.55%) Marketing
8 4 (3.03%) Electronics
8 4 (3.03%) Legal
8 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.88%) .NET
2 16 (12.12%) HTML
2 16 (12.12%) XML
3 14 (10.61%) HTML5
4 10 (7.58%) Web Services
5 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.79%) JSON
6 5 (3.79%) RESTful
7 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.03%) LAMP
8 3 (2.27%) CSS
8 3 (2.27%) CSS3
8 3 (2.27%) SOAP
9 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.52%) DHTML
10 1 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.58%) Mainframe
2 10 (7.58%) Statistics
3 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.30%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.55%) Cybercrime
6 5 (3.79%) AS400
6 5 (3.79%) iSeries
7 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.52%) SCADA
9 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.97%) Windows
2 24 (18.18%) Unix
3 16 (12.12%) Linux
4 9 (6.82%) Solaris
5 4 (3.03%) Android
5 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (31.82%) Test Automation
3 39 (29.55%) Software Testing
4 35 (26.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (24.24%) Manual Testing
6 30 (22.73%) Regression Testing
7 29 (21.97%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (21.97%) Test Scripting
8 27 (20.45%) Security Testing
9 26 (19.70%) Automated Testing
9 26 (19.70%) Test Strategy
10 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
11 24 (18.18%) System Testing
12 23 (17.42%) Automation Testing
12 23 (17.42%) Functional Testing
12 23 (17.42%) Scrum
13 22 (16.67%) TDD
14 20 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
15 16 (12.12%) OWASP
16 15 (11.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.76%) C#
2 32 (24.24%) Python
3 30 (22.73%) Java
4 28 (21.21%) Perl
5 23 (17.42%) Ruby
5 23 (17.42%) SQL
6 19 (14.39%) PHP
7 15 (11.36%) C
8 14 (10.61%) C++
8 14 (10.61%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.52%) VC++
11 1 (0.76%) VB
11 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 27 (20.45%) Degree
3 26 (19.70%) ISEB
4 16 (12.12%) CEH
4 16 (12.12%) CISM
4 16 (12.12%) CISSP
4 16 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (9.09%) CREST Certified
6 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.03%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (3.03%) OSCP
7 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.52%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (1.52%) GIAC
8 2 (1.52%) GPEN
8 2 (1.52%) SANS
8 2 (1.52%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (34.09%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) SDET
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.52%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (6.82%) Red Hat
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.30%) Telerik
4 5 (3.79%) HP
4 5 (3.79%) IBM
5 4 (3.03%) SAP
6 2 (1.52%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.52%) CA
6 2 (1.52%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.52%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.76%) Google
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Woking
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago