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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 55 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 0.32% 0.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
306 483 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 96.84% 96.79% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 293 438 327
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) ATDD
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) ATDD
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware