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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 69 51 83
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.04% 3.88% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 4.77% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 9
Median salary £33,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £33,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £52,500 £38,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
588 566 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 87.50% 81.44% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 369 503 673
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 30 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) QA
3 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (40.00%) Java EE
4 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (33.33%) Cybercrime
5 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 5 (33.33%) SOAP
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
6 3 (20.00%) HTTP
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Electronics
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) MySQL
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) OO

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
1 6 (40.00%) Trainee
2 4 (26.67%) Software Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Integration Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Integration Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Java EE
2 5 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Cybercrime
3 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (20.00%) Physics
3 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (40.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 6 (40.00%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Business Development
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (20.00%) OO
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP