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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 61 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.36% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
534 621 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 97.45% 98.57% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 446 533 504
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) QA
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 7 (77.78%) Regression Testing
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) ISEB
3 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) API Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Regression Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
3 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) API Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
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