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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 66 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.62% 1.02% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.24% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 29
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.25%
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
527 566 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.58% 82.15% 78.48%
Number of salaries quoted 476 495 448
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £61,150
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 5 March 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 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (92.86%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) UNIX
4 8 (57.14%) XML
4 8 (57.14%) Python
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) Perl
4 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (57.14%) AWK
4 8 (57.14%) Regular Expression
4 8 (57.14%) sed
4 8 (57.14%) User Experience
5 7 (50.00%) MySQL
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) Information Security
6 5 (35.71%) Business Development
6 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
7 4 (28.57%) Coaching
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 4 (28.57%) Digital Signal Processing
7 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
7 4 (28.57%) Legal
7 4 (28.57%) VHDL
7 4 (28.57%) MATLAB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Support
2 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
1 8 (57.14%) Regular Expression
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) User Experience
2 4 (28.57%) VHDL
3 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) OO
1 5 (35.71%) Information Security
1 5 (35.71%) Business Development
1 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Coaching
2 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 4 (28.57%) Digital Signal Processing
2 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (92.86%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) Perl
3 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 8 (57.14%) AWK
3 8 (57.14%) sed
4 4 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 4 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) F5
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