Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 208 217
Rank change year-on-year +27 +9 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 76 54 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.27% 0.91% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.93% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 72 53 71
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £23,857
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -5.19%

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 5,795 5,801 7,599
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 97.40% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,764 4,935 6,616
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Reigate -6 16 £50,000 +31.58%
Guildford -11 13 £37,500 -25.00% 8
Woking +13 10 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Dorking - 9 £40,000 -
Redhill +14 7 £50,000 +36.99%
Godalming - 2 £50,000 -
Camberley - 1 £47,750 -
Cobham - 1 £32,500 -
Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 66 (86.84%) Test Automation
2 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (60.53%) C#
3 46 (60.53%) Scrum
4 45 (59.21%) QA
5 38 (50.00%) Selenium
6 36 (47.37%) TDD
7 35 (46.05%) AngularJS
8 34 (44.74%) Degree
8 34 (44.74%) SQL
9 28 (36.84%) Java
10 27 (35.53%) Python
10 27 (35.53%) Manual Testing
10 27 (35.53%) SDLC
11 26 (34.21%) T-SQL
12 25 (32.89%) Visual Studio
12 25 (32.89%) WebDriver
13 24 (31.58%) Software Testing
13 24 (31.58%) Finance
14 23 (30.26%) OOP
15 22 (28.95%) SDET
16 21 (27.63%) BDD
17 20 (26.32%) Ajax
17 20 (26.32%) jQuery
17 20 (26.32%) CSS
17 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
18 19 (25.00%) Load Balancing
18 19 (25.00%) ISTQB
19 18 (23.68%) Test Scripting
20 17 (22.37%) Unit Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) GSM
1 1 (1.32%) LAN
1 1 (1.32%) LTE
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.32%) UMTS
1 1 (1.32%) Wireless
1 1 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) GIS
4 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (50.00%) Selenium
2 25 (32.89%) Visual Studio
2 25 (32.89%) WebDriver
3 17 (22.37%) Eclipse
3 17 (22.37%) PyCharm
4 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.58%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (5.26%) JMeter
8 3 (3.95%) eggPlant
8 3 (3.95%) Maven
8 3 (3.95%) NUnit
8 3 (3.95%) PHPUnit
8 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.63%) JIRA
9 2 (2.63%) Subversion
10 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Legal
2 4 (5.26%) Military
3 3 (3.95%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.63%) Automotive
4 2 (2.63%) Local Government
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.05%) AngularJS
2 20 (26.32%) Ajax
2 20 (26.32%) CSS
2 20 (26.32%) jQuery
3 7 (9.21%) .NET
3 7 (9.21%) XML
4 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.89%) Velocity
4 6 (7.89%) Web Services
5 3 (3.95%) Behat
5 3 (3.95%) phpspec
5 3 (3.95%) RESTful
6 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Linux
1 1 (1.32%) Unix
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (86.84%) Test Automation
2 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (60.53%) Scrum
4 36 (47.37%) TDD
5 27 (35.53%) Manual Testing
5 27 (35.53%) SDLC
6 24 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 23 (30.26%) OOP
8 22 (28.95%) SDET
9 21 (27.63%) BDD
10 19 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 18 (23.68%) Test Scripting
12 17 (22.37%) Database Optimisation
12 17 (22.37%) OO
12 17 (22.37%) Software Architecture
12 17 (22.37%) Unit Testing
13 16 (21.05%) Functional Testing
13 16 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
13 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
14 14 (18.42%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) C#
2 34 (44.74%) SQL
3 28 (36.84%) Java
4 27 (35.53%) Python
5 26 (34.21%) T-SQL
6 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.26%) PHP
8 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.95%) C
8 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.63%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) Perl
10 1 (1.32%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (44.74%) Degree
2 19 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.84%) ISEB
4 8 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.95%) HND
6 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (59.21%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) TOWER Software
2 4 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (1.32%) Serena