Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Test Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 212 216
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 56 90 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.99% 1.14% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.17% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 89 92
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £35,200
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year +8.11% -11.38% +8.44%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5492 7666 9005
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.61% 97.52% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4485 6548 7578
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,075 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Surrey

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Surrey

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Surrey

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Walton-on-Thames +38 11 £36,000 +30.91%
Dorking +4 8 £43,750 -12.50%
Woking +11 5 £42,500 -
Staines - 4 £36,750 -
Horley +6 2 £36,250 +11.54%
Guildford +15 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Leatherhead 0 1 - -
Lingfield - 1 £40,000 -
Redhill - 1 £36,500 - 1
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Test Engineer 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 Test Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (80.36%) Test Automation
2 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (58.93%) QA
4 25 (44.64%) Non-Functional Testing
5 24 (42.86%) Selenium
5 24 (42.86%) Finance
5 24 (42.86%) Java
6 23 (41.07%) ISTQB
6 23 (41.07%) Test Strategy
7 22 (39.29%) Functional Testing
8 20 (35.71%) Degree
8 20 (35.71%) Regression Testing
9 19 (33.93%) Scrum
9 19 (33.93%) Python
10 18 (32.14%) Linux
11 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
11 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (30.36%) Jenkins
12 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
13 15 (26.79%) Windows
13 15 (26.79%) XML
13 15 (26.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (25.00%) Ruby
14 14 (25.00%) C
14 14 (25.00%) Telecoms
15 13 (23.21%) TDD
15 13 (23.21%) C++
15 13 (23.21%) Test Scripting
16 12 (21.43%) BDD
16 12 (21.43%) Aerospace

Test Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) VoIP
2 3 (5.36%) GPRS
2 3 (5.36%) GSM
2 3 (5.36%) LTE
2 3 (5.36%) UMTS
2 3 (5.36%) VoLTE
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 1 (1.79%) MIMO
3 1 (1.79%) UWB
3 1 (1.79%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Selenium
2 17 (30.36%) Jenkins
3 11 (19.64%) InstallShield
4 8 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 7 (12.50%) JIRA
6 4 (7.14%) Gatling
6 4 (7.14%) JMeter
7 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.36%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.79%) Subversion
9 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (21.43%) Aerospace
4 11 (19.64%) Automotive
5 6 (10.71%) Legal
6 3 (5.36%) Electronics
6 3 (5.36%) Retail
7 1 (1.79%) Games
7 1 (1.79%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) XML
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (5.36%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) User Experience
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Handset
4 1 (1.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Linux
2 15 (26.79%) Windows
3 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (19.64%) Solaris
3 11 (19.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) Test Automation
2 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Non-Functional Testing
4 23 (41.07%) Test Strategy
5 22 (39.29%) Functional Testing
6 20 (35.71%) Regression Testing
7 19 (33.93%) Scrum
8 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
9 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 15 (26.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (23.21%) TDD
11 13 (23.21%) Test Scripting
12 12 (21.43%) BDD
13 11 (19.64%) Time Management
14 10 (17.86%) Exploratory Testing
14 10 (17.86%) Manual Testing
15 9 (16.07%) System Testing
16 7 (12.50%) OO
17 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Java
2 19 (33.93%) Python
3 14 (25.00%) C
3 14 (25.00%) Ruby
4 13 (23.21%) C++
5 11 (19.64%) Perl
6 8 (14.29%) C#
7 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.36%) SQL
9 2 (3.57%) PHP
10 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.79%) Go
10 1 (1.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) ISTQB
2 20 (35.71%) Degree
3 11 (19.64%) ISEB
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.36%) MCSE
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (58.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
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