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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 78 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.14% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
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
670 866 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.68% 96.33% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 588 716 596
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Chemistry
3 1 (25.00%) Life Science
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Chemistry
3 1 (25.00%) Life Science
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
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