Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 198 202
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 -56
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 29 54 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.55% 0.92% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.03% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 62
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -20.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,375 £29,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £59,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +5.88%

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,663 5,259 6,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 89.06% 89.90% 87.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,862 4,267 5,234
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,275 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Surrey

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Surrey.

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Surrey

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Surrey

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +5 9 £52,500 +10.53%
Staines +10 2 £51,500 +28.75%
Reigate -9 2 £46,250 +30.28% 1
Camberley - 2 £38,750 -
Redhill - 1 £47,500 -
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
3 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
3 13 (44.83%) Selenium
4 11 (37.93%) QA
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
4 11 (37.93%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (31.03%) BDD
5 9 (31.03%) TDD
5 9 (31.03%) C#
6 8 (27.59%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Java
8 6 (20.69%) JMeter
8 6 (20.69%) SpecFlow
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (20.69%) Load Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Time Management
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.24%) Open Source
9 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (13.79%) Migration
10 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (13.79%) XML
10 4 (13.79%) JavaScript

Functional Testing
Co-occurring 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 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
1 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
2 6 (20.69%) JMeter
2 6 (20.69%) SpecFlow
3 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 4 (13.79%) NUnit
4 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.34%) Protractor
5 2 (6.90%) Appium
6 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Tester
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
3 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Web Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Developer in Test
4 3 (10.34%) QA Automation Tester
4 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) JSON
1 4 (13.79%) REST
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) LAMP
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
3 11 (37.93%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Scrum
3 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
4 9 (31.03%) BDD
4 9 (31.03%) TDD
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (20.69%) Load Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Time Management
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) Open Source
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Project Management
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Workday
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Sage