Period
to 21 June 2018

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 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 154 167
Rank change year-on-year -34 +13 -37
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 52 87 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.01% 1.61% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.86% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 44 83 118
Surrey median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% +32.81% -20.00%
10th Percentile £20,075 £26,750 £22,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £45,050
South East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -9.09%

Software 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 4,552 4,687 6,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.11% 86.51% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,786 3,740 5,858
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

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 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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
Guildford -2 10 £18,500 -24.49% 1
Reigate -30 10 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Leatherhead -4 7 £50,000 +9.89% 4
Staines +3 5 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Redhill +19 3 £47,500 +5.56%
Chertsey +2 3 £38,500 +28.33%
Woking +7 2 £30,000 -40.00% 3
Farnham -15 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Egham - 1 £65,000 -
Epsom - 1 - -
Software Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 34 (65.38%) Test Automation
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (48.08%) C#
4 20 (38.46%) Scrum
5 19 (36.54%) Java
6 18 (34.62%) QA
7 17 (32.69%) Selenium
7 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
8 15 (28.85%) Degree
9 13 (25.00%) Finance
9 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 12 (23.08%) SpecFlow
10 12 (23.08%) REST
10 12 (23.08%) ISEB
11 11 (21.15%) jQuery
12 10 (19.23%) Gherkin
12 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
12 10 (19.23%) BDD
12 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
12 10 (19.23%) TDD
12 10 (19.23%) CSS
13 9 (17.31%) SQL
13 9 (17.31%) OOP
13 9 (17.31%) Python
13 9 (17.31%) Project Planning
13 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
13 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
14 8 (15.38%) SDLC
14 8 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria

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 5 (9.62%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) ATM
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Selenium
2 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (23.08%) SpecFlow
4 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
4 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
5 7 (13.46%) HP UFT
5 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
6 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
6 5 (9.62%) Gatling
6 5 (9.62%) JIRA
6 5 (9.62%) JMeter
6 5 (9.62%) PyCharm
7 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.77%) NUnit
8 3 (5.77%) TestDirector
9 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.92%) JUnit
10 1 (1.92%) Subversion
10 1 (1.92%) TestNG
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Korean Language
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Test Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Developer in Test
4 11 (21.15%) Tester
5 7 (13.46%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Automation Tester
6 6 (11.54%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Automation Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Test Automation Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Agile Tester
8 4 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
8 4 (7.69%) Junior
8 4 (7.69%) QA Tester
8 4 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) REST
2 11 (21.15%) jQuery
3 10 (19.23%) CSS
3 10 (19.23%) Gherkin
4 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
5 6 (11.54%) Ajax
5 6 (11.54%) Web Services
6 5 (9.62%) HTML
7 4 (7.69%) WCF
8 3 (5.77%) .NET
8 3 (5.77%) TensorFlow
8 3 (5.77%) Velocity
9 2 (3.85%) Keras
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.92%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.92%) OpenGL ES
10 1 (1.92%) Theano
10 1 (1.92%) Torch
10 1 (1.92%) Vulkan
10 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.92%) Animation
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Android
1 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Solaris
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Test Automation
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (38.46%) Scrum
4 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (19.23%) BDD
5 10 (19.23%) TDD
6 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
6 9 (17.31%) OOP
6 9 (17.31%) Project Planning
6 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
7 8 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (15.38%) SDLC
8 7 (13.46%) OO
8 7 (13.46%) SDET
8 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (11.54%) Database Optimisation
9 6 (11.54%) Kanban
9 6 (11.54%) Software Architecture
9 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) C#
2 19 (36.54%) Java
3 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.31%) Python
4 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.62%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.92%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 12 (23.08%) ISEB
3 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.69%) SANS
6 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (5.77%) PhD
7 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.92%) PMP
7 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (34.62%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Perforce