Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Tester was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Technical Tester
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 265 311
Rank change year-on-year +5 +46 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.064% 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.015% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Surrey median annual salary £38,500 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% +30.00% -47.37%
10th Percentile £36,750 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,825 £33,750 £27,500
South East median annual salary £51,750 £32,500 £23,750
% change year-on-year +59.23% +36.84% -47.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6007 6540 8420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.48% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4911 5553 7312
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Technical Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Technical Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Tester in Surrey

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Technical Tester in Surrey

Technical Tester
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Tester in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Tester in Surrey

Technical Tester
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Chertsey +5 3 £38,500 +18.46%
Guildford - 1 £65,000 -
Technical Tester
South East

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Technical Tester 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 Technical Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) VersionOne
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) TestComplete
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) TestPartner
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing

Technical Tester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (75.00%) TestComplete
1 3 (75.00%) TestPartner
1 3 (75.00%) VersionOne
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle