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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 136 155 124
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 74 57 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.87% 1.29% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.32% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 94
Median salary £35,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
3857 4332 4996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.23% 97.99% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3266 3611 4116
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 11 £27,500 - 2
Guildford -4 10 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Reigate -9 7 £37,500 -14.28%
Chertsey - 6 £42,500 -
Leatherhead +14 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Woking 0 3 £32,500 -
Redhill - 3 £24,000 -
Dorking - 1 £42,500 -
Esher - 1 £50,000 -
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £27,500 - 2
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 48 (32.43%) Software Testing
2 47 (31.76%) QA
3 42 (28.38%) Test Automation
4 41 (27.70%) Finance
5 39 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 36 (24.32%) Manual Testing
8 34 (22.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (22.97%) ISEB
9 33 (22.30%) Automation Testing
10 32 (21.62%) Test Scripting
10 32 (21.62%) Java
11 31 (20.95%) Penetration Testing
12 30 (20.27%) System Testing
12 30 (20.27%) Selenium
13 28 (18.92%) Automated Testing
13 28 (18.92%) Python
14 26 (17.57%) SQL
15 25 (16.89%) Regression Testing
15 25 (16.89%) Security Testing
16 24 (16.22%) Test Strategy
16 24 (16.22%) Perl
17 23 (15.54%) C#
17 23 (15.54%) Windows
17 23 (15.54%) Non-Functional Testing
18 22 (14.86%) .NET
19 21 (14.19%) Scrum
19 21 (14.19%) Functional Testing
20 20 (13.51%) HP UFT
21 19 (12.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (1.35%) Tuxedo
2 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.35%) BASE24
2 2 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) Internet
2 12 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.70%) VoIP
4 3 (2.03%) HTTP
5 2 (1.35%) ATM
5 2 (1.35%) Wireless
6 1 (0.68%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.68%) Firewall
6 1 (0.68%) GSM
6 1 (0.68%) SCCP
6 1 (0.68%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.68%) snoop
6 1 (0.68%) SS7
6 1 (0.68%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.68%) UMTS
6 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.03%) MySQL
2 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.35%) MS Access
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (20.27%) Selenium
2 20 (13.51%) HP UFT
3 18 (12.16%) WebDriver
4 15 (10.14%) JIRA
5 13 (8.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (7.43%) JMeter
7 10 (6.76%) SoapUI
8 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.05%) NUnit
10 5 (3.38%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.70%) InstallShield
11 4 (2.70%) Introscope
11 4 (2.70%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.70%) WebLOAD
12 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.03%) Protractor
12 3 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (1.35%) JUnit
13 2 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.68%) WatiN
General
1 41 (27.70%) Finance
2 16 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 15 (10.14%) Automotive
4 8 (5.41%) Marketing
5 7 (4.73%) Back Office
6 6 (4.05%) Electronics
6 6 (4.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.70%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.70%) Banking
8 2 (1.35%) Advertising
8 2 (1.35%) Games
8 2 (1.35%) Legal
8 2 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.86%) .NET
2 12 (8.11%) HTML
3 10 (6.76%) HTML5
4 9 (6.08%) XML
5 7 (4.73%) Web Services
6 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.05%) SOAP
7 5 (3.38%) JSON
7 5 (3.38%) RESTful
8 3 (2.03%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.03%) CSS
8 3 (2.03%) CSS3
8 3 (2.03%) LAMP
9 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.35%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Mainframe
1 13 (8.78%) Statistics
2 11 (7.43%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.08%) AS400
3 9 (6.08%) iSeries
4 7 (4.73%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.05%) Cybercrime
5 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.35%) Contactless
8 2 (1.35%) EMV
8 2 (1.35%) Fintech
8 2 (1.35%) SCADA
9 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.54%) Windows
2 17 (11.49%) Unix
3 14 (9.46%) Linux
4 6 (4.05%) Solaris
5 2 (1.35%) Android
5 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.43%) Software Testing
2 42 (28.38%) Test Automation
3 39 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (24.32%) Manual Testing
5 34 (22.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 33 (22.30%) Automation Testing
7 32 (21.62%) Test Scripting
8 31 (20.95%) Penetration Testing
9 30 (20.27%) System Testing
10 28 (18.92%) Automated Testing
11 25 (16.89%) Regression Testing
11 25 (16.89%) Security Testing
12 24 (16.22%) Test Strategy
13 23 (15.54%) Non-Functional Testing
14 21 (14.19%) Functional Testing
14 21 (14.19%) Scrum
15 17 (11.49%) TDD
16 15 (10.14%) Performance Testing
17 14 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
18 12 (8.11%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.62%) Java
2 28 (18.92%) Python
3 26 (17.57%) SQL
4 24 (16.22%) Perl
5 23 (15.54%) C#
6 18 (12.16%) Ruby
7 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 15 (10.14%) PHP
9 12 (8.11%) C
10 8 (5.41%) C++
11 4 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.68%) VB
13 1 (0.68%) VBScript
13 1 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 34 (22.97%) ISEB
3 19 (12.84%) Degree
3 19 (12.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (10.81%) CREST Certified
5 12 (8.11%) CEH
5 12 (8.11%) CISM
5 12 (8.11%) CISSP
6 8 (5.41%) CHECK Team Member
7 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.05%) CHECK Team Leader
8 6 (4.05%) Tigerscheme
9 4 (2.70%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (31.76%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) SDET
Systems Management
1 10 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.70%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.08%) HP
3 6 (4.05%) IBM
3 6 (4.05%) SAP
4 4 (2.70%) AppDynamics
4 4 (2.70%) CA
4 4 (2.70%) Dynatrace
4 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.35%) CyberSource
5 2 (1.35%) DataCash
5 2 (1.35%) Elavon
5 2 (1.35%) Ingenico
5 2 (1.35%) Sage
5 2 (1.35%) TSYS
5 2 (1.35%) VeriFone
5 2 (1.35%) VocaLink
5 2 (1.35%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) Telerik
Bristol, Warrington or Weybridge
Environment Agency
Salary: £42,915 - £53,995
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TDA Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago