The median annual salary for a Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Tester
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 129 182
Rank change year-on-year -14 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 19 63 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.70% 1.71% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.76% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 52 35
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £23,750 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% +2.94%  

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 2623 3577 4495
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.75% 97.10% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9530 14909 19881
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Surrey

Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Tester in Surrey

Tester
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Surrey

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 Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Guildford +9 4 £46,250 +7.55% 1
Redhill -7 3 £27,500 -14.06%
Reigate -10 2 £47,250 +5.00% 1
Staines - 2 £32,500 - 1
Camberley - 2 £40,000 -
Godalming -7 1 £33,500 +11.66%
Chertsey -9 1 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Woking - 1 - - 1
Tester
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 39 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (39.22%) QA
3 20 (39.22%) Selenium
4 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 14 (27.45%) Regression Testing
6 13 (25.49%) ISEB
6 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
7 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (23.53%) JIRA
7 12 (23.53%) C#
8 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
9 10 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Java
9 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
9 10 (19.61%) Scrum
10 9 (17.65%) BDD
11 8 (15.69%) Degree
11 8 (15.69%) .NET
12 7 (13.73%) Retail
12 7 (13.73%) Manual Testing
13 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
13 6 (11.76%) SQL
13 6 (11.76%) LoadRunner
13 6 (11.76%) Finance
14 5 (9.80%) DevOps
14 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (9.80%) SDLC
14 5 (9.80%) QA Automation

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Selenium
2 12 (23.53%) JIRA
2 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.76%) LoadRunner
3 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 5 (9.80%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.88%) JMeter
5 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.92%) NUnit
6 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.92%) WebLOAD
7 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.96%) Gatling
7 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.96%) Introscope
7 1 (1.96%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (13.73%) Retail
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
3 1 (1.96%) JSON
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) Regression Testing
4 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
5 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
6 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
6 10 (19.61%) Scrum
6 10 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (17.65%) BDD
8 7 (13.73%) Manual Testing
9 5 (9.80%) DevOps
9 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (9.80%) OO
9 5 (9.80%) QA Automation
9 5 (9.80%) SDLC
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Security Testing
10 4 (7.84%) TDD
10 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) C#
2 10 (19.61%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) C
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 13 (25.49%) ISEB
3 8 (15.69%) Degree
4 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.92%) CEH
5 2 (3.92%) CISM
5 2 (3.92%) CISSP
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (39.22%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
2 2 (3.92%) Dynatrace
3 1 (1.96%) CA
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) Telerik
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 70000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lightwater, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago