The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Guildford region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 80 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.27% 1.08% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.13% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Median salary £33,250 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £32,850 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £45,000 £45,400
UK excluding London median salary £32,750 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
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
720 710 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 98.23% 96.21% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 470 642 773
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of job ads across the Guildford region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Guildford region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) API Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP