Period
to 18 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Woking during the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

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

Tester
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 0.77% 0.68% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.70% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
Woking median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% - -8.33%
Surrey median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Woking. 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
Woking
Permanent vacancies in Woking with a recognized job title 374 716 610
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 97.02% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 322 638 572
Woking median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,900 £61,250 £58,750
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Woking

Tester
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Salary trend for Tester in Woking

Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Woking region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Gatling
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Gatling
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification