Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 227 175
Rank change year-on-year +18 -52 +45
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 58 48 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.93% 0.72% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.84% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 123
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +13.77%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,750 £56,250
South East median annual salary £42,470 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.62% +9.76% +8.52%

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 5539 5715 7393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.84% 85.68% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4484 4790 6420
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Dorking - 10 £37,500 -
Walton-on-Thames +15 8 £35,000 +11.11%
Reigate - 7 £35,500 -
Guildford -1 6 £40,000 -
Leatherhead +15 5 £52,500 -1.87%
Staines - 4 £42,500 -
Virginia Water - 2 £37,500 -
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 46 (79.31%) Test Automation
2 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (58.62%) QA
4 33 (56.90%) Non-Functional Testing
5 29 (50.00%) Finance
6 26 (44.83%) Scrum
6 26 (44.83%) ISTQB
7 24 (41.38%) BDD
8 23 (39.66%) Selenium
9 21 (36.21%) Exploratory Testing
10 20 (34.48%) Regression Testing
10 20 (34.48%) TDD
10 20 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (32.76%) Python
12 17 (29.31%) C#
12 17 (29.31%) Java
13 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
13 16 (27.59%) Test Strategy
14 15 (25.86%) Software Testing
14 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
15 13 (22.41%) Manual Testing
15 13 (22.41%) Ruby
15 13 (22.41%) Degree
15 13 (22.41%) .NET
15 13 (22.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
15 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
16 12 (20.69%) ISEB
16 12 (20.69%) System Testing

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 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) MySQL
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Selenium
2 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
3 10 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
4 8 (13.79%) InstallShield
5 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
5 7 (12.07%) Protractor
6 6 (10.34%) SpecFlow
7 5 (8.62%) JMeter
8 4 (6.90%) HP UFT
8 4 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Aerospace
2 8 (13.79%) Automotive
2 8 (13.79%) Legal
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Test Engineer
2 18 (31.03%) Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Automation Tester
4 10 (17.24%) Tester
5 9 (15.52%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (8.62%) QA Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) QA Automation Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (8.62%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Tester
8 3 (5.17%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) .NET
2 11 (18.97%) Web Services
3 10 (17.24%) XML
4 8 (13.79%) HTML
5 6 (10.34%) REST
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (8.62%) CSS
6 5 (8.62%) Gherkin
6 5 (8.62%) jQuery
6 5 (8.62%) JSON
6 5 (8.62%) LAMP
6 5 (8.62%) LINQ
6 5 (8.62%) React
6 5 (8.62%) SOAP
6 5 (8.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Animation
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
1 9 (15.52%) Unix
2 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Solaris
2 8 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Test Automation
2 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (56.90%) Non-Functional Testing
4 26 (44.83%) Scrum
5 24 (41.38%) BDD
6 21 (36.21%) Exploratory Testing
7 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (34.48%) Regression Testing
7 20 (34.48%) TDD
7 20 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 16 (27.59%) Test Strategy
9 15 (25.86%) Software Testing
9 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
10 13 (22.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (22.41%) Manual Testing
10 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
11 12 (20.69%) System Testing
12 9 (15.52%) Time Management
12 9 (15.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) Python
2 17 (29.31%) C#
2 17 (29.31%) Java
3 13 (22.41%) Ruby
4 10 (17.24%) SQL
5 9 (15.52%) C
5 9 (15.52%) C++
6 8 (13.79%) Perl
7 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.62%) PHP
8 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) ISTQB
2 13 (22.41%) Degree
3 12 (20.69%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (58.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) ForgeRock
3 2 (3.45%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Workday