Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 171 210
Rank change year-on-year -32 +39 +40
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 32 80 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.61% 1.41% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.58% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35 68 72
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £54,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

System 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 4,633 5,065 6,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.89% 88.98% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,814 4,090 5,521
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +4.44%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Surrey

System Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Surrey

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Surrey

System 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 System Testing within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Leatherhead -4 16 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Guildford -3 7 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Woking - 3 £29,500 -
Egham +18 1 £50,000 +66.67%
Cobham - 1 £50,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £67,500 -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 15 (46.88%) Unix
4 14 (43.75%) C#
4 14 (43.75%) C++
5 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (37.50%) PL/SQL
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
7 10 (31.25%) Finance
7 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
8 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (25.00%) Degree
10 7 (21.88%) JIRA
10 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
10 7 (21.88%) Scenario Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Kanban
11 5 (15.63%) Web Development
11 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
11 5 (15.63%) SDLC
11 5 (15.63%) TestRail
11 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
11 5 (15.63%) Ruby
11 5 (15.63%) Scrum
12 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis

System 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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.13%) HBase
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.63%) TestRail
3 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) WATIR
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Software Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C++ Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C++/C# Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (28.13%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Accountant
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Test Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Unix
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (21.88%) Scenario Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Kanban
6 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) Web Development
7 4 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Customer-Centricity
8 3 (9.38%) Innovative Thinking
8 3 (9.38%) Requirements Management
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) C++
3 12 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 4 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) VB
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) ACCA
3 3 (9.38%) CIMA
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) HDFS
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.13%) SAP