The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 75 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.08% 2.33% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 2.91% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 8
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £30,900 £44,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
756 722 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.38% 79.96% 68.44%
Number of salaries quoted 636 572 510
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Software Testing
Surrey

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) V-Model
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Tester
2 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Leader
4 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Chemistry
1 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
4 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago