Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 206 235
Rank change year-on-year +34 +29 -21
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 53 47 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.16% 0.80% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.88% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 16
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £31,525 £32,500 £28,625
90th Percentile £60,900 £62,625 £53,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 4,183 5,332 5,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 91.73% 90.46% 87.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,452 4,385 4,174
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £67,500 £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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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
Esher +2 13 £41,000 -27.43% 1
Leatherhead -2 9 £52,500 -
Farnham - 5 £35,000 -
Reigate +6 4 £52,500 -16.00%
Guildford -9 4 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Woking - 3 £57,500 - 2
Redhill - 3 £53,750 -
Camberley - 1 £40,000 -
Godalming - 1 £35,000 - 1
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 39 (73.58%) C#
2 35 (66.04%) Scrum
3 31 (58.49%) Test Automation
4 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (50.94%) SQL
6 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
6 24 (45.28%) Selenium
7 22 (41.51%) QA
7 22 (41.51%) .NET
8 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
9 19 (35.85%) Java
10 18 (33.96%) OOP
10 18 (33.96%) OO
10 18 (33.96%) TDD
11 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
11 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
11 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
11 15 (28.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (26.42%) Test Strategy
12 14 (26.42%) API Testing
12 14 (26.42%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 14 (26.42%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (24.53%) .NET Core
13 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
13 13 (24.53%) HTML
13 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio
13 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
13 13 (24.53%) CSS

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 (7.55%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) DNS
1 5 (9.43%) HTTP
1 5 (9.43%) MPLS
1 5 (9.43%) SNMP
2 1 (1.89%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (13.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) Selenium
2 15 (28.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (24.53%) JIRA
3 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio
4 9 (16.98%) SpecFlow
4 9 (16.98%) WebDriver
5 5 (9.43%) Fiddler
5 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.43%) JMeter
5 5 (9.43%) Subversion
6 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Junior
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 10 (18.87%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (18.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (18.87%) C# Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Junior Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Test Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Tester
4 7 (13.21%) Junior .NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Junior C# Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Automation Test Lead
5 6 (11.32%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) .NET
2 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
3 13 (24.53%) .NET Core
3 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
3 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
3 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 13 (24.53%) CSS
3 13 (24.53%) Entity Framework
3 13 (24.53%) HTML
3 13 (24.53%) HTML5
3 13 (24.53%) jQuery
4 4 (7.55%) JSON
4 4 (7.55%) Web Services
4 4 (7.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Scrum
2 31 (58.49%) Test Automation
3 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.96%) OO
4 18 (33.96%) OOP
4 18 (33.96%) TDD
5 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
6 14 (26.42%) API Testing
6 14 (26.42%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 14 (26.42%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (26.42%) Test Strategy
7 13 (24.53%) MVC
7 13 (24.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (24.53%) Unit Testing
7 13 (24.53%) User Stories
8 10 (18.87%) Defect Management
9 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
9 9 (16.98%) Web Design
9 9 (16.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) C#
2 27 (50.94%) SQL
3 19 (35.85%) Java
4 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISEB
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (41.51%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Telstra
2 1 (1.89%) Workday