The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 158 97
Rank change year-on-year +30 -61  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 31 43 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.14% 1.15% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.36% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 115
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,765 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.18% -2.77%  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2371 3171 4006
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 87.20% 84.81% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1918 2702 3376
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Surrey

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Surrey

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Surrey over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Surrey

Software 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 Software Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 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
Reigate +10 10 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Walton-on-Thames +33 8 £36,000 +14.28%
Leatherhead +7 3 £45,500 - 1
Staines - 3 £47,500 -
Woking +10 1 £80,000 +137.03% 1
Godalming - 1 £33,500 -
Lingfield - 1 £40,000 -
Software Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 64 (73.56%) Test Automation
2 51 (58.62%) Finance
3 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (55.17%) ISEB
4 47 (54.02%) ISTQB
5 42 (48.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (41.38%) Test Strategy
7 32 (36.78%) QA
7 32 (36.78%) System Testing
8 28 (32.18%) Degree
9 25 (28.74%) Regression Testing
10 24 (27.59%) Selenium
11 22 (25.29%) Time Management
11 22 (25.29%) C++
11 22 (25.29%) SQL
12 21 (24.14%) Java
12 21 (24.14%) Windows
12 21 (24.14%) Linux
12 21 (24.14%) Unit Testing
12 21 (24.14%) Mentoring
13 20 (22.99%) Line Management
13 20 (22.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (22.99%) Scrum
13 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
13 20 (22.99%) C
14 19 (21.84%) Defect Management
15 18 (20.69%) Test Scripting
15 18 (20.69%) Manual Testing
15 18 (20.69%) Configuration Management
16 17 (19.54%) Unix

Software 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 (4.60%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.15%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) VoIP
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) MS Access
2 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) DB2
3 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.15%) Impala
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (27.59%) Selenium
2 14 (16.09%) InstallShield
2 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
3 12 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
5 9 (10.34%) Subversion
6 8 (9.20%) HP UFT
6 8 (9.20%) TestComplete
6 8 (9.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (8.05%) JIRA
8 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.90%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.75%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.30%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.15%) MSTest
11 1 (1.15%) Ranorex
General
1 51 (58.62%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Aerospace
2 14 (16.09%) Automotive
2 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Back Office
3 4 (4.60%) Games
4 3 (3.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Analyst
2 20 (22.99%) Test Manager
3 17 (19.54%) Test Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) Test Automation Engineer
5 14 (16.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 14 (16.09%) Test Analyst
6 11 (12.64%) Tester
7 10 (11.49%) Software Tester
8 9 (10.34%) Software Analyst
9 8 (9.20%) Software Test Analyst
9 8 (9.20%) Unix Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Java Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Automation Tester
11 5 (5.75%) QA Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) IT Manager
12 4 (4.60%) IT Project Manager
12 4 (4.60%) Manual Test Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) XML
2 6 (6.90%) .NET
3 3 (3.45%) HTML
3 3 (3.45%) OpenGL
4 2 (2.30%) CSS
4 2 (2.30%) REST
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Avro
5 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.15%) JSON
5 1 (1.15%) Kafka
5 1 (1.15%) ODBC
5 1 (1.15%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Animation
6 1 (1.15%) CCTV
6 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Linux
1 21 (24.14%) Windows
2 17 (19.54%) Unix
3 14 (16.09%) Solaris
4 13 (14.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Android
6 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (73.56%) Test Automation
2 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (48.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 36 (41.38%) Test Strategy
5 32 (36.78%) System Testing
6 25 (28.74%) Regression Testing
7 22 (25.29%) Time Management
8 21 (24.14%) Mentoring
8 21 (24.14%) Unit Testing
9 20 (22.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (22.99%) Line Management
9 20 (22.99%) Scrum
9 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
10 19 (21.84%) Defect Management
11 18 (20.69%) Configuration Management
11 18 (20.69%) Manual Testing
11 18 (20.69%) Test Scripting
12 17 (19.54%) Non-Functional Testing
12 17 (19.54%) SDLC
13 16 (18.39%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) C++
1 22 (25.29%) SQL
2 21 (24.14%) Java
3 20 (22.99%) C
4 16 (18.39%) C#
5 15 (17.24%) Python
6 14 (16.09%) Perl
6 14 (16.09%) Ruby
7 13 (14.94%) VB
8 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) COBOL
9 1 (1.15%) GLSL
9 1 (1.15%) REXX
9 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (55.17%) ISEB
2 47 (54.02%) ISTQB
3 28 (32.18%) Degree
4 13 (14.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.75%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.75%) PMP
6 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (36.78%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) ACF2
1 1 (1.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Red Hat
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.20%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.15%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.15%) HP
4 1 (1.15%) IBM
4 1 (1.15%) Informatica
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