The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 158 119 180
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 47 109 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.04% 2.14% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 2.24% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 40 102 40
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
4367 4874 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.21% 95.87% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3759 4033 3889
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2015.

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 2015. 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
Guildford -2 12 £32,500 -31.57%
Leatherhead - 8 £40,000 - 1
Woking +15 5 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Staines -19 5 £75,000 +130.76% 1
Camberley +3 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Chertsey -3 2 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Reigate -5 2 £57,500 +21.05%
Epsom - 2 - -
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 56 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.00%) Selenium
3 43 (35.83%) SQL
4 41 (34.17%) Java
5 39 (32.50%) QA
6 34 (28.33%) Test Automation
7 33 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (25.83%) Test Scripting
9 30 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 26 (21.67%) ISTQB
11 25 (20.83%) ISEB
12 24 (20.00%) Finance
12 24 (20.00%) Automated Testing
13 23 (19.17%) Manual Testing
14 18 (15.00%) Degree
14 18 (15.00%) E-Commerce
14 18 (15.00%) Automation Testing
15 17 (14.17%) HP UFT
15 17 (14.17%) Regression Testing
16 16 (13.33%) Project Management
16 16 (13.33%) JMeter
16 16 (13.33%) Software Testing
17 15 (12.50%) TDD
17 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
18 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (11.67%) Performance Testing
19 13 (10.83%) JIRA
19 13 (10.83%) Scrum
20 12 (10.00%) HTML
20 12 (10.00%) XML

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (1.67%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) GPRS
1 4 (3.33%) GSM
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 48 (40.00%) Selenium
2 30 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 17 (14.17%) HP UFT
4 16 (13.33%) JMeter
5 13 (10.83%) JIRA
6 12 (10.00%) FitNesse
6 12 (10.00%) WatiN
7 8 (6.67%) LoadRunner
8 7 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.50%) NUnit
12 2 (1.67%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Banking
2 5 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) XML
1 12 (10.00%) HTML
2 10 (8.33%) Web Services
3 9 (7.50%) CSS
4 6 (5.00%) LAMP
5 4 (3.33%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.50%) SOAP
6 3 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.83%) RESTful
7 1 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.50%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.67%) iDTV
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.33%) Windows
2 8 (6.67%) Linux
3 5 (4.17%) Solaris
3 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.33%) Android
5 2 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.33%) Test Automation
3 33 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (25.83%) Test Scripting
5 24 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 23 (19.17%) Manual Testing
7 18 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 18 (15.00%) Automation Testing
8 17 (14.17%) Regression Testing
9 16 (13.33%) Project Management
9 16 (13.33%) Software Testing
10 15 (12.50%) TDD
11 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (11.67%) Performance Testing
12 13 (10.83%) Scrum
13 10 (8.33%) V-Model
13 10 (8.33%) Waterfall
14 9 (7.50%) Workflow
14 9 (7.50%) Load Testing
14 9 (7.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.83%) SQL
2 41 (34.17%) Java
3 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.00%) Ruby
5 11 (9.17%) PHP
6 10 (8.33%) C#
7 9 (7.50%) Python
8 8 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.67%) C++
9 2 (1.67%) VC++
10 1 (0.83%) Delphi
10 1 (0.83%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (21.67%) ISTQB
2 25 (20.83%) ISEB
3 18 (15.00%) Degree
4 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) CEH
6 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (32.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.67%) Oracle
2 5 (4.17%) HP
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.83%) DataFlux
4 1 (0.83%) Trillium
Staines, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Salary: £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £0000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago