The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Walton-on-Thames during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Software Tester
Surrey / Walton-on-Thames
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walton-on-Thames 3.03% - 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% - 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £37,500 - £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Walton-on-Thames. 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
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 33 59 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walton-on-Thames 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 57 43
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -38.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Walton-on-Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walton-on-Thames that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Walton-on-Thames

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in Walton-on-Thames.

Salary trend for Software Tester in Walton-on-Thames

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Software 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 Walton-on-Thames region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat