Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 208 219
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11 -44
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 37 57 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.75% 0.92% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.01% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 40 52 40
Surrey median annual salary £48,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,250 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £54,500 £53,750 £57,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 4,487 5,617 5,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 90.35% 90.48% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,766 4,545 4,938
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,125 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,500 £70,000
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +4 10 £52,500 -
Esher - 6 £42,500 -
Reigate +8 4 £52,500 +47.89% 1
Staines +12 2 £51,500 +21.18% 1
Camberley - 2 £38,750 -
Redhill - 2 £52,500 -
Woking - 1 £57,500 - 1
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (56.76%) C#
1 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
2 19 (51.35%) QA
3 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (43.24%) Java
5 13 (35.14%) Selenium
6 12 (32.43%) JIRA
7 9 (24.32%) SQL
7 9 (24.32%) OOP
7 9 (24.32%) OO
7 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
7 9 (24.32%) WebDriver
7 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
7 9 (24.32%) API Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Defect Management
8 8 (21.62%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 8 (21.62%) ISEB
8 8 (21.62%) Web Design
8 8 (21.62%) TDD
8 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (18.92%) Time Management
10 6 (16.22%) jQuery
10 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (16.22%) HTML5
10 6 (16.22%) Entity Framework
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2016

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 (10.81%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MS Access
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 12 (32.43%) JIRA
3 9 (24.32%) WebDriver
4 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
5 5 (13.51%) JMeter
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Tester
2 7 (18.92%) Junior
2 7 (18.92%) Test Leader
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
3 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) QA Automation Tester
4 5 (13.51%) QA Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Software Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Web Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
1 6 (16.22%) .NET Core
1 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
1 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
1 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
1 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 6 (16.22%) CSS
1 6 (16.22%) Entity Framework
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
1 6 (16.22%) HTML5
1 6 (16.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
3 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) API Testing
4 9 (24.32%) OO
4 9 (24.32%) OOP
4 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
4 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
5 8 (21.62%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Defect Management
5 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (21.62%) TDD
5 8 (21.62%) Web Design
6 7 (18.92%) Time Management
7 6 (16.22%) MVC
7 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Web Development
8 5 (13.51%) Project Management
8 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) C#
2 16 (43.24%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (51.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Workday
3 1 (2.70%) Sage