The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 29 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 11 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 4.68% - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.95% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Test Engineer
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking 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
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
222 432 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 94.47% 93.71% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 206 390 341
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Woking region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Woking

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Woking region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Woking

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Woking region that cited Test Engineer 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) C++
1 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (41.18%) ISEB
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) IIS
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) UML
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) WCF
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) WPF
7 3 (17.65%) Usability Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Selenium
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) WinForms
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Woking region that cited Test Engineer 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) WCF
3 3 (17.65%) WPF
3 3 (17.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) UML
7 3 (17.65%) Usability Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Fidessa