The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 177 168
Rank change year-on-year +42 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 28 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.00% 0.89% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.91% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 37
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.13% -19.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

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 2704 4161 4466
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.54% 97.58% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2203 3551 3721
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Walton-on-Thames +26 7 £36,000 +30.90% 2
Woking +7 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Dorking -3 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Staines - 2 £42,500 - 1
Lingfield - 1 £40,000 -
Redhill - 1 £36,500 -
Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 26 (57.78%) Selenium
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (53.33%) QA
4 23 (51.11%) Java
5 22 (48.89%) Test Automation
6 21 (46.67%) Test Strategy
7 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
9 16 (35.56%) Degree
10 15 (33.33%) ISTQB
10 15 (33.33%) Python
11 14 (31.11%) Scrum
11 14 (31.11%) Software Testing
12 13 (28.89%) Ruby
13 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
13 12 (26.67%) WebDriver
13 12 (26.67%) Regression Testing
13 12 (26.67%) Linux
14 11 (24.44%) C++
14 11 (24.44%) XML
14 11 (24.44%) Windows
14 11 (24.44%) Finance
14 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
14 11 (24.44%) Non-Functional Testing
15 10 (22.22%) JIRA
15 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
15 10 (22.22%) C
15 10 (22.22%) OO
16 9 (20.00%) Automation 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) VoIP
2 2 (4.44%) LTE
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) UMTS
2 2 (4.44%) Wireless
3 1 (2.22%) 3G
3 1 (2.22%) 4G
3 1 (2.22%) GPRS
3 1 (2.22%) GSM
3 1 (2.22%) MIMO
3 1 (2.22%) UWB
3 1 (2.22%) VoLTE
3 1 (2.22%) Wideband
3 1 (2.22%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Selenium
2 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
3 12 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 10 (22.22%) JIRA
5 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
6 7 (15.56%) InstallShield
7 5 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 5 (11.11%) JMeter
8 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
8 4 (8.89%) Gatling
8 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
9 3 (6.67%) Subversion
10 2 (4.44%) Ant
10 2 (4.44%) Maven
11 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
11 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
11 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
11 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.56%) Aerospace
3 7 (15.56%) Automotive
4 6 (13.33%) Retail
5 3 (6.67%) Military
6 1 (2.22%) Electronics
6 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) XML
2 5 (11.11%) Web Services
3 4 (8.89%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) User Experience
4 3 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) Handset
5 1 (2.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Solaris
3 7 (15.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Test Automation
3 21 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (31.11%) Scrum
5 14 (31.11%) Software Testing
6 12 (26.67%) Regression Testing
6 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
7 11 (24.44%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (22.22%) OO
9 9 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 8 (17.78%) TDD
10 8 (17.78%) Time Management
11 7 (15.56%) BDD
11 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
12 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) Python
3 13 (28.89%) Ruby
4 11 (24.44%) C++
5 10 (22.22%) C
6 7 (15.56%) Perl
7 4 (8.89%) C#
7 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.44%) SQL
10 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.22%) Go
10 1 (2.22%) Scala
10 1 (2.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Degree
2 15 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (15.56%) ISEB
4 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (53.33%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) Def Stans
3 1 (2.22%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) EMC
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
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Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Base £45-58k, Bonus, Pension, Training plan,
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
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