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

Software Testing
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 124 119
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 55 88 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.95% 2.07% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.36% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 52 81 94
Median salary £41,250 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.95% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 2349 3724 3909
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 83.12% 87.69% 87.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1847 3163 3268
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +35 22 £52,500 +90.90% 1
Walton-on-Thames +4 7 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Woking +3 4 £43,000 +32.30%
Guildford +16 3 £24,500 -45.55%
Redhill +6 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Staines - 2 £70,000 - 1
Chertsey - 2 £30,000 -
Dorking +1 1 £42,500 +97.67%
Farnham - 1 £37,500 -
Godalming - 1 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £32,500 - 1
Software Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 54 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.96%) Test Automation
3 46 (46.94%) ISEB
4 45 (45.92%) Finance
5 44 (44.90%) ISTQB
6 38 (38.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (38.78%) Automated Testing
7 31 (31.63%) Test Strategy
8 28 (28.57%) SDLC
8 28 (28.57%) Degree
9 27 (27.55%) QA
9 27 (27.55%) Selenium
10 26 (26.53%) Defect Management
11 25 (25.51%) System Testing
12 24 (24.49%) Scrum
13 23 (23.47%) SQL
14 22 (22.45%) Regression Testing
14 22 (22.45%) Manual Testing
14 22 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (21.43%) Test Scripting
16 20 (20.41%) Mentoring
16 20 (20.41%) Java
17 19 (19.39%) Performance Testing
17 19 (19.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 18 (18.37%) Line Management
18 18 (18.37%) Unit Testing
18 18 (18.37%) C++
18 18 (18.37%) Windows
19 17 (17.35%) Configuration Management
19 17 (17.35%) C#

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 (4.08%) Confluence
2 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) MS Access
2 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.02%) Big Data
3 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.02%) Impala
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.02%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 27 (27.55%) Selenium
2 16 (16.33%) HP UFT
3 13 (13.27%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.24%) Cucumber
4 12 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (8.16%) JIRA
5 8 (8.16%) Visual Studio
6 7 (7.14%) InstallShield
6 7 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 6 (6.12%) LoadRunner
7 6 (6.12%) Subversion
7 6 (6.12%) TestComplete
7 6 (6.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (5.10%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.08%) JUnit
9 4 (4.08%) NUnit
9 4 (4.08%) TestNG
10 3 (3.06%) MSTest
10 3 (3.06%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (45.92%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 7 (7.14%) Automotive
2 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.12%) Games
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (41.84%) Analyst
2 33 (33.67%) Test Analyst
3 18 (18.37%) Test Manager
4 16 (16.33%) Tester
5 11 (11.22%) Software Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) Software Tester
5 11 (11.22%) Test Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Software Test Analyst
7 9 (9.18%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Automation Tester
9 7 (7.14%) Java Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Junior
9 7 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Test Leader
10 6 (6.12%) Developer
10 6 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) XML
2 8 (8.16%) .NET
3 5 (5.10%) HTML
4 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.04%) CSS
5 2 (2.04%) REST
5 2 (2.04%) Web Services
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Avro
6 1 (1.02%) JSON
6 1 (1.02%) Kafka
6 1 (1.02%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.02%) CCTV
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.02%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.37%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Linux
3 14 (14.29%) Unix
4 7 (7.14%) Solaris
5 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.96%) Test Automation
3 38 (38.78%) Automated Testing
3 38 (38.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (31.63%) Test Strategy
5 28 (28.57%) SDLC
6 26 (26.53%) Defect Management
7 25 (25.51%) System Testing
8 24 (24.49%) Scrum
9 22 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (22.45%) Manual Testing
9 22 (22.45%) Regression Testing
10 21 (21.43%) Test Scripting
11 20 (20.41%) Mentoring
12 19 (19.39%) Performance Testing
13 18 (18.37%) Line Management
13 18 (18.37%) Unit Testing
14 17 (17.35%) Configuration Management
15 16 (16.33%) Automation Testing
16 15 (15.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.47%) SQL
2 20 (20.41%) Java
3 18 (18.37%) C++
4 17 (17.35%) C#
5 16 (16.33%) VB
6 9 (9.18%) C
7 8 (8.16%) Python
8 7 (7.14%) Perl
8 7 (7.14%) Ruby
9 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.04%) VBScript
11 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (46.94%) ISEB
2 44 (44.90%) ISTQB
3 28 (28.57%) Degree
4 19 (19.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (27.55%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.12%) TOWER Software
4 2 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (1.02%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.02%) Informatica
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staines
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £42 to £52k + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago