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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 130 182 116
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 62 40 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.70% 0.86% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.88% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 51 34 112
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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
3538 4564 5173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.01% 98.17% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3037 3844 4300
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 - 12 £31,500 - 1
Chertsey - 9 £36,250 -
Reigate +4 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Guildford +3 6 £43,000 +32.30%
Leatherhead +18 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Weybridge - 3 £27,500 - 1
Redhill - 2 £32,000 - 2
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 50 (33.56%) QA
2 49 (32.89%) Software Testing
3 46 (30.87%) Finance
3 46 (30.87%) Test Automation
4 42 (28.19%) ISTQB
4 42 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (25.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 37 (24.83%) Manual Testing
7 34 (22.82%) Selenium
8 33 (22.15%) Test Scripting
9 32 (21.48%) Automation Testing
9 32 (21.48%) ISEB
9 32 (21.48%) Java
9 32 (21.48%) Python
10 31 (20.81%) Automated Testing
10 31 (20.81%) Penetration Testing
11 30 (20.13%) C#
11 30 (20.13%) Regression Testing
11 30 (20.13%) System Testing
12 27 (18.12%) Test Strategy
12 27 (18.12%) Perl
13 26 (17.45%) SQL
13 26 (17.45%) Windows
13 26 (17.45%) Security Testing
14 24 (16.11%) WebDriver
14 24 (16.11%) Non-Functional Testing
15 23 (15.44%) Functional Testing
15 23 (15.44%) Degree
15 23 (15.44%) Scrum
15 23 (15.44%) TDD

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 (1.34%) Confluence
2 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.67%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.34%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.67%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
1 1 (0.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.07%) Internet
2 14 (9.40%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.70%) VoIP
4 2 (1.34%) HTTP
4 2 (1.34%) Wireless
5 1 (0.67%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.67%) ATM
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) GSM
5 1 (0.67%) SCCP
5 1 (0.67%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.67%) snoop
5 1 (0.67%) SS7
5 1 (0.67%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.67%) UMTS
5 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.34%) MS Access
2 2 (1.34%) MySQL
2 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (22.82%) Selenium
2 24 (16.11%) WebDriver
3 23 (15.44%) HP UFT
4 13 (8.72%) JIRA
5 11 (7.38%) JMeter
6 10 (6.71%) NUnit
6 10 (6.71%) Visual Studio
7 9 (6.04%) SpecFlow
8 8 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (4.70%) InstallShield
9 7 (4.70%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.36%) WATIR
11 4 (2.68%) Introscope
11 4 (2.68%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.68%) Protractor
11 4 (2.68%) WebLOAD
12 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
13 2 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (30.87%) Finance
2 20 (13.42%) Telecoms
3 19 (12.75%) Automotive
4 7 (4.70%) Aerospace
4 7 (4.70%) Back Office
4 7 (4.70%) Banking
4 7 (4.70%) Marketing
5 5 (3.36%) Electronics
5 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.01%) Games
7 2 (1.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.08%) .NET
2 14 (9.40%) HTML
3 12 (8.05%) HTML5
3 12 (8.05%) XML
4 9 (6.04%) Web Services
5 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.36%) SOAP
7 4 (2.68%) JSON
7 4 (2.68%) RESTful
8 3 (2.01%) CSS
8 3 (2.01%) CSS3
8 3 (2.01%) LAMP
9 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.34%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.34%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Mainframe
1 13 (8.72%) Mobile App
1 13 (8.72%) Statistics
2 7 (4.70%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.03%) AS400
3 6 (4.03%) Cybercrime
3 6 (4.03%) iSeries
3 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.68%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.34%) SCADA
6 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.67%) Contactless
6 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.67%) EMV
6 1 (0.67%) Fintech
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.45%) Windows
2 21 (14.09%) Unix
3 15 (10.07%) Linux
4 8 (5.37%) Solaris
5 2 (1.34%) Android
5 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.89%) Software Testing
2 46 (30.87%) Test Automation
3 42 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (25.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 37 (24.83%) Manual Testing
6 33 (22.15%) Test Scripting
7 32 (21.48%) Automation Testing
8 31 (20.81%) Automated Testing
8 31 (20.81%) Penetration Testing
9 30 (20.13%) Regression Testing
9 30 (20.13%) System Testing
10 27 (18.12%) Test Strategy
11 26 (17.45%) Security Testing
12 24 (16.11%) Non-Functional Testing
13 23 (15.44%) Functional Testing
13 23 (15.44%) Scrum
13 23 (15.44%) TDD
14 20 (13.42%) Software Engineering
15 15 (10.07%) Performance Testing
16 14 (9.40%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.48%) Java
1 32 (21.48%) Python
2 30 (20.13%) C#
3 27 (18.12%) Perl
4 26 (17.45%) SQL
5 22 (14.77%) Ruby
6 16 (10.74%) PHP
7 15 (10.07%) C
7 15 (10.07%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.05%) C++
9 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.34%) VC++
11 1 (0.67%) VB
11 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (28.19%) ISTQB
2 32 (21.48%) ISEB
3 23 (15.44%) Degree
4 21 (14.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (10.07%) CREST Certified
6 14 (9.40%) CEH
6 14 (9.40%) CISM
6 14 (9.40%) CISSP
7 7 (4.70%) CHECK Team Member
7 7 (4.70%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.36%) CHECK Team Leader
8 5 (3.36%) Tigerscheme
9 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.01%) OSCP
11 1 (0.67%) GIAC
11 1 (0.67%) GPEN
11 1 (0.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (33.56%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) SDET
Systems Management
1 13 (8.72%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.68%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.37%) HP
3 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.03%) IBM
5 5 (3.36%) SAP
5 5 (3.36%) Telerik
6 4 (2.68%) AppDynamics
6 4 (2.68%) CA
6 4 (2.68%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.67%) CyberSource
7 1 (0.67%) DataCash
7 1 (0.67%) Elavon
7 1 (0.67%) Google
7 1 (0.67%) Ingenico
7 1 (0.67%) Sage
7 1 (0.67%) TSYS
7 1 (0.67%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.67%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.67%) WorldPay
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago