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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 163 144 139
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 28 65 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.81% 1.53% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.58% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28 58 73
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £65,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,950
% change year-on-year
- +0.14%
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
3357 4117 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.45% 97.08% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2795 3604 3736
Median salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Reigate +10 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Woking 0 4 £27,500 - 2
Guildford +11 3 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Chertsey -1 3 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Leatherhead -1 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Staines -3 2 £23,000 -69.33%
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £31,500 -
Egham - 2 £55,000 - 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.22%) QA
3 36 (39.13%) C#
4 28 (30.43%) Manual Testing
4 28 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 27 (29.35%) ISTQB
6 26 (28.26%) Selenium
7 25 (27.17%) Finance
8 24 (26.09%) Regression Testing
9 23 (25.00%) Perl
9 23 (25.00%) Degree
10 22 (23.91%) Software Testing
10 22 (23.91%) Windows
10 22 (23.91%) Python
11 21 (22.83%) Test Scripting
11 21 (22.83%) Scrum
11 21 (22.83%) Test Strategy
12 20 (21.74%) Automated Testing
12 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 20 (21.74%) Ruby
12 20 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (21.74%) Unix
13 19 (20.65%) SQL
13 19 (20.65%) ISEB
14 18 (19.57%) Java
14 18 (19.57%) E-Commerce
14 18 (19.57%) Security Testing
15 17 (18.48%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (18.48%) TDD
15 17 (18.48%) Telecoms

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 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.78%) VoIP
3 5 (5.43%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) Wireless
5 1 (1.09%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.09%) GSM
5 1 (1.09%) SCCP
5 1 (1.09%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (1.09%) snoop
5 1 (1.09%) SS7
5 1 (1.09%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.09%) UMTS
5 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) MS Access
2 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (28.26%) Selenium
2 17 (18.48%) WebDriver
3 12 (13.04%) SpecFlow
4 11 (11.96%) HP UFT
5 9 (9.78%) InstallShield
5 9 (9.78%) JIRA
6 8 (8.70%) NUnit
6 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
7 7 (7.61%) WATIR
8 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.35%) JMeter
9 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.26%) Protractor
11 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.17%) PhantomJS
11 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.09%) CppUnit
12 1 (1.09%) WatiN
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
3 16 (17.39%) Automotive
4 9 (9.78%) Aerospace
5 8 (8.70%) Banking
6 4 (4.35%) Legal
7 3 (3.26%) Games
8 2 (2.17%) Retail
9 1 (1.09%) Back Office
9 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) .NET
2 14 (15.22%) HTML
2 14 (15.22%) XML
3 11 (11.96%) HTML5
4 5 (5.43%) Web Services
5 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (4.35%) JSON
5 4 (4.35%) RESTful
6 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.17%) LAMP
7 1 (1.09%) DHTML
7 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Cybercrime
4 2 (2.17%) SCADA
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 20 (21.74%) Unix
3 15 (16.30%) Linux
4 9 (9.78%) Solaris
5 4 (4.35%) Android
5 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) Manual Testing
2 28 (30.43%) Test Automation
3 24 (26.09%) Regression Testing
4 22 (23.91%) Software Testing
5 21 (22.83%) Scrum
5 21 (22.83%) Test Scripting
5 21 (22.83%) Test Strategy
6 20 (21.74%) Automated Testing
6 20 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 18 (19.57%) E-Commerce
7 18 (19.57%) Security Testing
8 17 (18.48%) Automation Testing
8 17 (18.48%) TDD
8 17 (18.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (17.39%) OWASP
10 15 (16.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 13 (14.13%) Functional Testing
11 13 (14.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.13%) C#
2 23 (25.00%) Perl
3 22 (23.91%) Python
4 20 (21.74%) Ruby
5 19 (20.65%) SQL
6 18 (19.57%) Java
7 14 (15.22%) C++
8 12 (13.04%) C
9 10 (10.87%) PHP
10 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.17%) VC++
13 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) ISTQB
2 23 (25.00%) Degree
3 19 (20.65%) ISEB
4 16 (17.39%) CEH
4 16 (17.39%) CISM
4 16 (17.39%) CISSP
5 15 (16.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (7.61%) CREST Certified
7 5 (5.43%) CHECK Team Member
7 5 (5.43%) OSCP
7 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.26%) CHECK Team Leader
8 3 (3.26%) GIAC
8 3 (3.26%) GPEN
8 3 (3.26%) SANS
8 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.26%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (40.22%) QA
2 4 (4.35%) SDET
Systems Management
1 13 (14.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.61%) Telerik
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.26%) HP
5 2 (2.17%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.09%) Google
Woking, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
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Chertsey, Surrey
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Cobham, Surrey
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Epsom, Surrey
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Oxted, Surrey
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Leatherhead, Surrey
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Cranleigh, Surrey
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Camberley, Surrey
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Esher, Surrey
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Woking, Surrey
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Godalming, Surrey
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Dorking, Surrey
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Guildford, Surrey
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