The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Software Test Engineer
South East > Surrey
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 178 203
Rank change year-on-year +30 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 12 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.44% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.56% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 16
Surrey median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.42% -30.00%  
10th Percentile £27,875 £26,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £42,150 £52,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -30.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2625 3558 4556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.76% 97.11% 98.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9548 14903 20158
Surrey median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Surrey

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Surrey.

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Surrey

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Walton-on-Thames +41 7 £36,000 +30.90%
Horley +8 2 £36,250 +11.53%
Lingfield - 1 £40,000 -
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Software Test Engineer 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 Surrey region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Java
3 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 12 (66.67%) Selenium
3 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 11 (61.11%) Degree
4 11 (61.11%) Linux
5 10 (55.56%) C++
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (50.00%) Windows
6 9 (50.00%) C
6 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (44.44%) Ruby
7 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (44.44%) System Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Time Management
7 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (44.44%) XML
7 8 (44.44%) Unix
7 8 (44.44%) Perl
7 8 (44.44%) Solaris
7 8 (44.44%) Python
7 8 (44.44%) VoIP
7 8 (44.44%) ISEB
7 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
7 8 (44.44%) InstallShield
7 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Telecoms

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
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 (22.22%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 12 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) InstallShield
3 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Aerospace
1 8 (44.44%) Automotive
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Solaris
3 8 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (44.44%) Functional Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
5 8 (44.44%) System Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Time Management
5 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) C++
3 9 (50.00%) C
4 8 (44.44%) Perl
4 8 (44.44%) Python
4 8 (44.44%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (61.11%) Degree
3 8 (44.44%) ISEB
4 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft