The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 48 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 27 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.93% 1.20% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 1.45% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £32,500 £30,025
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,800 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Software Testing
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
541 759 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 78.75% 82.77% 78.41%
Number of salaries quoted 482 641 561
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Guildford

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 19 (61.29%) ISTQB
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) Selenium
5 11 (35.48%) Degree
5 11 (35.48%) JIRA
5 11 (35.48%) XML
5 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) Python
6 10 (32.26%) JMeter
6 10 (32.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
7 9 (29.03%) UNIX
7 9 (29.03%) C
7 9 (29.03%) C++
8 8 (25.81%) Oracle
8 8 (25.81%) Load Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Test Management
9 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
9 7 (22.58%) Perl
10 6 (19.35%) MySQL
10 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
10 6 (19.35%) User Experience
11 5 (16.13%) Robot Framework
11 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
11 5 (16.13%) Regular Expression
11 5 (16.13%) sed

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) MPLS
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Selenium
2 11 (35.48%) JIRA
3 10 (32.26%) JMeter
4 5 (16.13%) Robot Framework
5 2 (6.45%) JUnit
5 2 (6.45%) Zephyr
5 2 (6.45%) JProfiler
5 2 (6.45%) Sahi
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Systems Support
3 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Systems Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Test Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Test Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Software Tester
8 2 (6.45%) QA Leader
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) XML
2 5 (16.13%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) DTV
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Load Testing
2 8 (25.81%) Test Management
3 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.90%) SDLC
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) User Stories
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Data Management
6 3 (9.68%) Process Management
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Information Security
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Time Management
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Python
4 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
4 9 (29.03%) C
4 9 (29.03%) C++
5 7 (22.58%) Perl
6 5 (16.13%) sed
6 5 (16.13%) AWK
7 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.68%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) ISTQB
2 11 (35.48%) Degree
3 10 (32.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) ISEB
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago