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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 40 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.14% 1.26% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 1.37% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Median salary £24,500 £46,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.02% +12.80%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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
191 510 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 74.90% 91.56% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 183 400 477
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,898 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of job ads across the Guildford region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Release Management
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Games
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (15.38%) Biotechnology
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Life Science
3 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) User Stories
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

Software Testing
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Software Tester
2 6 (46.15%) Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Junior
3 5 (38.46%) Junior Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Junior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Biotechnology
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (15.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Release Management
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (15.38%) Test Management
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) User Stories
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft