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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 132 150 138
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 93 69 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.75% 1.28% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.34% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 83 59 90
Average salary £47,500 £30,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.73% -41.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5070 5163 5795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.14% 95.82% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4147 4108 5087
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +30 28 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Guildford +20 23 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Woking - 10 £35,000 - 2
Chertsey - 2 £27,500 -
Walton-on-Thames -11 1 £30,000 +15.38%
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 88 (61.11%) SQL
2 84 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (50.00%) .NET
4 68 (47.22%) QA
5 66 (45.83%) Test Automation
6 65 (45.14%) Degree
7 64 (44.44%) C#
8 63 (43.75%) Software Testing
9 61 (42.36%) Finance
10 55 (38.19%) Mathematics
11 52 (36.11%) Selenium
12 50 (34.72%) Test Strategy
13 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
14 44 (30.56%) Test Scripting
15 42 (29.17%) OO
16 36 (25.00%) Java
17 35 (24.31%) Automated Testing
18 33 (22.92%) Computer Science
19 32 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
20 28 (19.44%) .NET Framework
20 28 (19.44%) C++
21 27 (18.75%) ISEB
22 26 (18.06%) Analytics
23 25 (17.36%) WinRunner
24 24 (16.67%) RAD
24 24 (16.67%) WebDriver
25 22 (15.28%) Web Services
25 22 (15.28%) Client/Server
26 18 (12.50%) Manual Testing
26 18 (12.50%) Automation Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 3 (2.08%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.94%) SaaS
3 3 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) HTTP
2 2 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.56%) MySQL
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 52 (36.11%) Selenium
2 25 (17.36%) WinRunner
3 24 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 17 (11.81%) TestComplete
4 17 (11.81%) Ranorex
5 16 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 15 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (6.25%) JMeter
8 7 (4.86%) LoadRunner
9 5 (3.47%) JIRA
10 3 (2.08%) Subversion
11 1 (0.69%) Maven
11 1 (0.69%) NUnit
11 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.69%) Moq
11 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 61 (42.36%) Finance
2 2 (1.39%) Banking
2 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.39%) Local Government
3 1 (0.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (50.00%) .NET
2 28 (19.44%) .NET Framework
3 22 (15.28%) Web Services
4 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET
5 10 (6.94%) XML
6 7 (4.86%) CSS
7 4 (2.78%) HTML
7 4 (2.78%) Ajax
8 1 (0.69%) Swing
8 1 (0.69%) SOAP
8 1 (0.69%) WPF
8 1 (0.69%) LINQ
8 1 (0.69%) Qt
8 1 (0.69%) HTML5
8 1 (0.69%) CSS3
8 1 (0.69%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 55 (38.19%) Mathematics
2 33 (22.92%) Computer Science
3 22 (15.28%) Client/Server
4 12 (8.33%) Statistics
5 8 (5.56%) Life Science
5 8 (5.56%) Chemistry
6 5 (3.47%) Biology
6 5 (3.47%) Open Source
7 4 (2.78%) LIMS
8 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.39%) NHS
9 2 (1.39%) Physics
9 2 (1.39%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.69%) iDTV
10 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (45.83%) Test Automation
3 63 (43.75%) Software Testing
4 50 (34.72%) Test Strategy
5 44 (30.56%) Test Scripting
6 42 (29.17%) OO
7 35 (24.31%) Automated Testing
8 26 (18.06%) Analytics
9 24 (16.67%) RAD
10 18 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 18 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 17 (11.81%) Performance Testing
11 17 (11.81%) TDD
12 13 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (8.33%) Workflow
14 11 (7.64%) BDD
15 10 (6.94%) Scrum
15 10 (6.94%) System Testing
15 10 (6.94%) Security Testing
16 7 (4.86%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (61.11%) SQL
2 64 (44.44%) C#
3 36 (25.00%) Java
4 28 (19.44%) C++
5 9 (6.25%) Delphi
6 8 (5.56%) Python
7 6 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.39%) Ruby
9 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.39%) PHP
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) VC++
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (45.14%) Degree
2 27 (18.75%) ISEB
3 16 (11.11%) PhD
4 12 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.69%) HNC
6 1 (0.69%) HND
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (47.22%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (1.39%) IBM
3 2 (1.39%) SunGard
3 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.69%) Aquila
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
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