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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 62 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.45% 1.13% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.30% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% +7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
502 540 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 90.78% 87.24% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 410 459 407
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,898 £31,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £61,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) QA
2 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
2 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) Regression Testing
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
5 6 (31.58%) ISEB
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Perl
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) MySQL
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (21.05%) Ruby
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
8 3 (15.79%) Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Web Development
8 3 (15.79%) Java EE
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) JSON
8 3 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
8 3 (15.79%) SAP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) MPLS
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Robot Framework
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (15.79%) Electronics
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Tester
3 8 (42.11%) Software Tester
4 7 (36.84%) QA Analyst
4 7 (36.84%) QA Tester
4 7 (36.84%) Software Analyst
4 7 (36.84%) Software QA Tester
5 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Trainee
7 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Integration Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Tester
7 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Web Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (15.79%) Java EE
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Cybercrime
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
1 9 (47.37%) Regression Testing
1 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.79%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Perl
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.53%) C
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) F5
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + 10% bonus
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