The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 74 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.42% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £65,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,625 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-12.02% +16.78%
Senior Tester
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
687 544 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 95.42% 94.12% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 620 483 655
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Guildford region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Guildford

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat