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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 68 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.95% 0.56% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.68% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 22
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £38,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £41,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
535 441 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 85.06% 82.12% 71.97%
Number of salaries quoted 457 381 391
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,250 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 15 (71.43%) C
1 15 (71.43%) C++
2 14 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) Web Services
2 14 (66.67%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) XML
4 9 (42.86%) OO
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) Information Security
4 9 (42.86%) Business Development
4 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 8 (38.10%) Coaching
5 8 (38.10%) Digital Signal Processing
5 8 (38.10%) Signal Processing
5 8 (38.10%) Degree
5 8 (38.10%) Multithreading
5 8 (38.10%) VHDL
5 8 (38.10%) PhD
5 8 (38.10%) MATLAB
5 8 (38.10%) C#
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) Test Planning
7 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
7 6 (28.57%) QA
7 6 (28.57%) Selenium
7 6 (28.57%) FitNesse

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
1 6 (28.57%) FitNesse
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
1 8 (38.10%) Software Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Support
2 6 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) QA Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) Web Services
2 11 (52.38%) XML
3 6 (28.57%) XSD
3 6 (28.57%) WSDL
3 6 (28.57%) SOAP
4 5 (23.81%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) VHDL
2 5 (23.81%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) OO
1 9 (42.86%) Information Security
1 9 (42.86%) Business Development
1 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 8 (38.10%) Coaching
2 8 (38.10%) Multithreading
2 8 (38.10%) Digital Signal Processing
2 8 (38.10%) Signal Processing
3 7 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 6 (28.57%) Test Management
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C
1 15 (71.43%) C++
2 14 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) MATLAB
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 5 (23.81%) AWK
4 5 (23.81%) sed
4 5 (23.81%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) PhD
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) F5
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago