The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 71 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.16% 0.39% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.40% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.37%
Software 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
589 745 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.56% 95.88% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 518 655 664
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Guildford

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) PhD
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (42.86%) Chemistry
4 3 (42.86%) Life Science
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) V-Model
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) Sony
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (14.29%) Telerik
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Chemistry
1 3 (42.86%) Life Science
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) PhD
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sony
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik