Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reigate during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
Surrey > Reigate
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 50 61
Rank change year-on-year -37 +11 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reigate 0.86% 2.36% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 2.45% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 11
Reigate median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +20.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £33,125 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £52,000 £48,625 £63,750
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reigate. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Reigate
Permanent vacancies in Reigate with a recognized job title 686 326 584
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.14% 96.17% 99.83%
Number of salaries quoted 607 298 556
Reigate median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.36% -1.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,350 £30,000 £25,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,875
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reigate.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Reigate

Tester
Salary Trend in Reigate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester in Reigate.

Salary trend for Tester in Reigate

Tester
Salary Histogram in Reigate

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Reigate over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Reigate

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Reigate region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) TestNG
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reigate 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDET
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA