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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 50 51 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +31
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 26 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.97% 3.91% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 4.68% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 9
Average salary £47,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £43,250 £46,000
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
536 641 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.83% 83.57% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 479 557 525
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (65.12%) ISTQB
2 21 (48.84%) JIRA
3 19 (44.19%) Selenium
3 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) Degree
5 17 (39.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (39.53%) JMeter
6 13 (30.23%) Java
7 12 (27.91%) VMware
7 12 (27.91%) Robot Framework
7 12 (27.91%) Performance Testing
7 12 (27.91%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (25.58%) SQL
9 10 (23.26%) XML
9 10 (23.26%) Linux
9 10 (23.26%) Test Management
10 9 (20.93%) Python
11 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
11 8 (18.60%) UNIX
11 8 (18.60%) C
11 8 (18.60%) C++
11 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (18.60%) Load Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
12 7 (16.28%) Oracle
13 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
13 6 (13.95%) Perl
13 6 (13.95%) User Experience
14 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) TWiki
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) JIRA
2 19 (44.19%) Selenium
3 17 (39.53%) JMeter
4 12 (27.91%) Robot Framework
5 2 (4.65%) JUnit
5 2 (4.65%) Zephyr
5 2 (4.65%) Sahi
5 2 (4.65%) JProfiler
6 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Test Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Performance Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Performance Test Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Test Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Lead Test Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Systems Support Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Systems Support
5 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Tester
7 4 (9.30%) Software Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) QA Leader
9 2 (4.65%) Release Coordinator
10 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Statistics
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) Equities
5 1 (2.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Performance Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Test Management
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (18.60%) Load Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) SDLC
6 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.98%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) Data Management
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) Process Management
7 3 (6.98%) User Stories
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
4 8 (18.60%) C
4 8 (18.60%) C++
5 6 (13.95%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) sed
6 4 (9.30%) AWK
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) ISTQB
2 18 (41.86%) Degree
3 17 (39.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.65%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) VMware
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Serena
4 2 (4.65%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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